30 Jun '17, 12pm

Addressing sleep lanes in public transit operations

Addressing sleep lanes in public transit operations

, symptoms of OSA include trouble waking up, morning headaches, trouble concentrating, forgetfulness and daytime fatigue. But in severe cases, this can result in falling asleep unexpectedly. Sleep apnea in public transit operation With Americans boarding public transportation 35 million times per weekday, their lives are in the hands of the transit employees and operators who must work together to get passengers to their destinations safely. The idea of a train or bus operator experiencing extreme exhaustion or falling asleep on the job is especially concerning, as lapses in concentration or falling asleep can result in injury or death for others. Here’s a video that shows how tired driving can be just as dangerous as driving under the influence. Frost & Sullivan and the AASM estimate that undiagnosed OSA cost the U.S. economy about $150 billion, with much of that cost com...

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/blogpost/724091/addressing-...

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