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11/12/05

Raising Awareness of Drowsy Driving

With holiday travel just around the corner, Texas Tech is warning students as well as all drivers the dangers of drowsy driving. A 5K run was held Saturday morning to help raise awareness of the problem. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that more 200,000 crashes occur each year because of driver fatigue. Resulting in more than 1,500 deaths. Causing more fatalities per accident than drunken drivers.

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