Drowsy driving is involved in about 328,000 car accidents and 30,000 deaths in the U.S. each year. To combat this, the tech armband Steer monitors your drowsiness and gives you a gentle shock when you are close to sleep.
In the U.S., about a quarter of all car accidents — 328,000 annually — involve driving fatigue. These crashes cause an estimated 30,000 deaths every year, making drowsy driving almost as dangerous as drunk driving. The magnitude of this problem is shocking — and so is its solution.