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Prevent Drowsy Driving and Falling Asleep at the Wheel

We have all driven when we are fatigued. 1500 annual deaths and 100,000 accidents are attributed to drowsy driving. When was the last time you caught yourself nodding off at the wheel while driving?

We have recently finished laboratory testing of a device (now commercially available) that prevents microsleep/falling asleep and makes drivers 25% to 40% more alert. (Tests results printed in the National Defense Industry Association GVSETS 2009 Symposium.) Drowsy drivers can't fall asleep when using this device. (This is American made, by the way.)

A sleepy or fatigued driver is a danger to himself (or herself) and others. Although you should never drive when you are sleepy, there is now a device on the market, the Cold Diffusion Fatigue Fighter (CDFF), that won't let you fall asleep while driving. Unlike devices that startle you awake when you start to fall asleep at the wheel (risky in many ways), the CDFF keeps you awake and increases alertness.

 Don’t drive if you know you are sleepy.
 If you feel drowsy while you are driving, pull off the road and get some sleep.
 Understand that if you are drowsy, even if you manage to stay awake, your reaction time and your judgment is impaired.
 If you think that you are AT RISK of becoming drowsy, attach the CDFF to your bare shin and turn it on. The CDFF has a programmed cycle that uses temperature variations to prevent your body from establishing the core body temperature required for sleep. You simply won't fall asleep while using the device. There is also a documented 25% to 40% alertness increase in fatigued individuals.
 This device has only been tested for an eight hour period. It is not intended to allow you to stay awake forever. Always remember that is it dangerous to go without sleep for long periods of time.
 If used as recommended, the CDFF will keep you from falling asleep at the wheel, make you more alert while driving, and allow you to get safely home or to the next rest stop where you can stop and get sleep.

• This is also ideal for studying while you are tired. Students who want to get in an extra hour or two of ALERT studying will do better with this device.
• The temptation to use chemical stimulants as an alertness aid is made unnecessary with the CDFF.
• Another use is for people who have very tedious monitoring work. This increases alertness for boring, mundane tasks (documented tests available).

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Comment by Doug Ballnik on October 13, 2009 at 8:44pm
If you are falling asleep while driving this can help.
-Doug Ballnik
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