College hosts first Drowsy Driving Summit

Published on June 30, 2016

poster for Drowsy Driving Summit held More than 60 people gathered Thursday at the University of Iowa College of Public Health for what was billed as the first-in-the-nation Drowsy Driving Summit. Researchers, transportation planners, and public officials are working on new ways to reduce drowsy driving, involved in 21 percent of fatal crashes nationwide.

Press Citizen:  http://www.press-citizen.com/story/news/local/2016/06/29/university-of-iowa-drowsy-driving-summit/86520160/

Gazette:  http://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/education/higher-education/wake-up-new-drowsy-driving-initiatives-discussed-at-iowa-city-summit-20160629

KCRG:  http://www.kcrg.com/content/news/Law-enforcement-researchers-look-to-halt-drowsy-driving-in-Iowa–384870081.html

KGAN:  http://cbs2iowa.com/news/local/univ-of-iowa-host-drowsy-driving-summit

KWWL:  http://www.kwwl.com/category/130142/video-landing-page?clipId=12560508&autostart=true

WQAD: http://wqad.com/2016/06/29/university-of-iowa-summit-hopes-to-awaken-drowsy-drivers/

KCCI: http://www.kcci.com/news/wakeup-call-drowsy-driving-as-dangerous-as-drunken-driving/40286808