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National Sleep Foundation’s Drowsy Driving Prevention Week and Pledge
Disclosure: I was compensated for this post on behalf of the Drowsy Driving Prevention Week campaign and the National Sleep Foundation. Opinions are 100% my own.
I am not someone who loves driving. It seems like every time I get behind the wheel, I get drowsy. This is especially true for long trips. My husband knows this about me and is always our designated driver for every family road trip. I am a good navigator and kid wrangler. We both have roles that work for us.
However there is the occasional trip that I just do have to drive for whatever reason. There are several things that I have to in order to be fully prepared. The most important thing that I need to do is get a good night's sleep the night before. That is a MUST if I want to drive for any length of time.
The National Sleep Foundation has several great tips that you can follow in order to get a better night's sleep. They advise that you should go to bed at the same time every night, avoid snacking 2-3 hours before bedtime and to have your room around 60-67 degrees.
This week is also the National Sleep Foundation's Drowsy Driving Prevention Week. In an effort to reduce the number of fatigue-related crashes and to save lives, the National Sleep Foundation is declaring Nov. 2-9, 2014 to be Drowsy Driving Prevention Week®. This annual campaign provides public education about the under-reported risks of driving while drowsy and countermeasures to improve safety on the road.
Direct your readers to take a Pledge Against Drowsy Driving, to share it with their friends, and to learn more about our Drowsy Driving Prevention Week. The post will include a blurb at the top from the National Sleep Foundation (with all links no follow and FTC-compliant disclosures). We have not yet finalized the landing page, but will send you a link to direct your readers to as soon as it’s finished.
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