Drowsy driving is distracted driving, says AAA

“Many times people don’t think drowsy driving is distracting but it is,” said Katharine Beachbaord, AAA Safety Advisor. “Anything that keeps your mind off the road is a distraction.”

AAA said 10 percent of all crashes involve drowsiness. It claimed the lives of 795 people in 2017, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.