Goods & Passenger Transport

Think before you blink

It is very difficult for drivers to self assess their level of drowsiness, but there are a number of symptoms which you should not ignore when you are on the road. Our infographic details the warning signs and the consequences of ingoring them.

Comparing drowsiness to BAC

There is a lot of talk about the dangers of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs but it is easy to forget how dangerous it is to drive while drowsy. This infographic explains the impact of drowsiness on your safety and compares drunk driving to drowsy driving.

Evolution of Optalert’s drowsiness detection hardware

Fatigue management has long been considered an integral part of many company safety policies and procedures; however drowsiness detection is a relatively new concept still in its infancy. Over the past eight years we have been developing early-warning drowsiness detection systems to combat the risk of fatigue-related incidents; here we provide a short history on …

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Fatigue management: Best practices and recommendations

Education about the importance of sleep health and effective countermeasures for fatigue should form the basis for any fatigue management plan. Fatigue countermeasures refer to a range of strategies aimed at either minimising or counteracting the effects of fatigue and the dangerous state of drowsiness when driving. It is important to emphasise fatigue countermeasures can …

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