Numbers Don't Lie

Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Sleep deprived nation

Although health experts recommend 8 hours of sleep each day, Americans' average weeknight sleep time is 6.5 hours. Every year drowsy U.S. drivers cause 80,000 to 100,000 car crashes, resulting in 1,5000 deaths and 71,000 injuries.
Source: TIME, March 13, 2006.

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