Title

Drowsy Driving Considerations in Non-Commercial Drivers for the Sleep Physician.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-15-2019

Identifier

DOI: 10.5664/jcsm.7898; PMCID: PMC6622510

Abstract

ABSTRACT: The sleep physician faces many challenges in the assessment of drowsy driving. The following article reviews current clinical evaluation methods and legal considerations at the state level in the United States.

Journal Title

J Clin Sleep Med

Volume

15

Issue

7

First Page

1069

Last Page

1071

MeSH Keywords

Accidents, Traffic; Automobile Driving; Dangerous Behavior; Humans; Physicians; Sleep Wake Disorders; United States; Wakefulness

Keywords

drowsy driving; drowsy driving laws; federalism; idiopathic hypersomnia; maintenance of wakefulness test; malpractice; medical liability; narcolepsy; sleep apnea; sleepy driving

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