Over the last weeks and months, we have written about the myriad causes of Pennsylvania car accidents -- many of which are preventable. In many cases, there are laws in place to make many of the behaviors that lead to car accidents illegal. While successful enforcement is a matter of debate, it is apparent to just about everyone that laws against driving while intoxicated or texting while driving are needed.
But what about driving while drowsy? While it might give many of us pause to drive after drinking or while using a handheld phone, it seems likely that a lot of us have gotten behind the wheel when we were short on sleep.