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Fatigue and Stress in Driving

Andrew Howard (In the Road Safety Unit, The Automobile Association.)
Matthew Joint (In the Road Safety Unit, The Automobile Association.)

Employee Counselling Today

ISSN: 0955-8217

Article publication date: 1 December 1994

Abstract

Analyses some of the reasons for fatigue and stress among drivers. Contributors to fatigue can be the distance travelled, or sleeping disorders. Contributors to driver stress can include worry and emotional stress, related to work or to life events; or road rage. Identifies ways in which stress, fatigue and road rage can be reduced or avoided. Provides advice for fleet managers on making driving safer.

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Citation

Howard, A. and Joint, M. (1994), "Fatigue and Stress in Driving", Employee Counselling Today, Vol. 6 No. 6, pp. 3-7. https://doi.org/10.1108/13665629410795844

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MCB UP Ltd

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