This video clip is NOT funny - it’s here to make you aware of
driver-fatigue dangers, and precautions to be taken!
(see also Safety Section)


Driving While Fatigued

When not to be on guard



This accident happened north of Deer Lodge, Montana on I-90.
The 22 year-old driver left central Washington early in the morning,
heading east to college. He fell asleep at the wheel, and drifted off the
shoulder - hitting the end of the section of guard rail.

Driving through a guard rail while fatigued

The guard rail came through the right headlight, engine compartment, firewall,
glove box, passenger seat, rear seat and exited out the driver's side rear window.



That's 120 linear feet of guard rail that threaded through the suburban.


No passengers, and amazingly - the driver was not injured.


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Fatigue is the best pillow. - Benjamin Franklin

Safety doesn't happen by accident. - Unknown

Conditioning starts when fatigue begins. - Unknown

Defendit numerus: There is safety in numbers. - Unknown

Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident. - Mark Twain

Care shouldn't start in the emergency room. - James Douglas

Safety is a cheap and effective insurance policy. - Unknown

Substance is not enough, accident is also required. - Greek Proverb

In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Stardom isn't a profession, it's an accident. - Lauren Bacall

So many catastrophes in love are only accidents of egotism. - Hector Bianciotti

Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety. - Aeschylus

Giving never happens by accident. It's always intentional. - Amy Grant

Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs. - Ambrose Bierce

Have fun, be active. Ride a bike instead of driving, for example. - Dan Buettner

Living with a conscience is like driving a car with the brakes on. - Budd Schulberg

The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it. - Dudley Moore

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. - Natalie Goldberg

I aimed at the public's heart and by accident I hit it in the stomach. - Upton Sinclair

Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; the only earthly certainty is oblivion. - Mark Twain

How many inner resources one needs to tolerate a life of leisure without fatigue. - Natalie Clifford Barney

Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment. - Dale Carnegie

When I got outta High School I was driving a truck. I was just a poor boy from Memphis. - Elvis Presley

To be born free is an accident; to live free a responsibility; to die free is an obligation. - Mrs. Hubbard Davis

If you're not paying for it through the health plan, you pay for it in the emergency room. - David Lehman

We are our own dragons as well as our own heroes, and we have to rescue ourselves from ourselves. - Tom Robbins

One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency. - Arnold H. Glasow

My husband is so good at home repairs that they have a special VIP area for him in the emergency room. - Unknown

Until you become a parent, you can't begin to discover your capacity for strength, love and fatigue. - Peter Gallagher

Faith is a fine invention
When Gentlemen can see -
But Microscopes are prudent
In an Emergency. - Emily Dickinson

I have left orders to be awakened at any time in case of national emergency, even if I'm in a cabinet meeting. - Ronald Reagan

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin

Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac? - George Carlin

If this humor be the safety of our race, then it is due largely to the infusion into the American people of the Irish brain. - William Howard Taft

Faithfulness is essential to the character of a friend: without this there can be no safety in intimacy with and confidence in him. - Samuel Hopkins

Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket, or a holding pattern over Philadelphia. - Judith Viorst

Eating a tuna roll at a sushi restaurant should be considered no more environmentally benign than driving a Hummer or harpooning a manatee. - Daniel Pauly

The rhythm of the footsteps, the sound of whatever is coming down the ladder is driving both me and my mom steadily toward peeing our pants. - Kendare Blake

The best way to meet a woman is in an emergency situation - if you're in a shipwreck, or you find yourself behind enemy lines, or in a flood. - Mark Helprin

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. - Pele


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31-Mar-2020