West County mother tries to raise awareness of danger of driving while drowsy By Mary Shapiro On March 19, 2010, 18-year-old Tyler Warne, a senior at Parkway South High School in Manchester, died in a single car accident on Interstate 255. The car missed a curve, ran down an embankment, hit a tree and a […]
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Sleepy Teens and Drowsy Driving By Matthew L. Uhles, MS, RPSGT, Director, Technology & Operations for CSI Clinics and Co-Director, CSI Research Center As part of our commitment to better, healthier sleep in all individuals, I work with Kerrie Warne, the director of the TyRED project, which stands for Tyler Raising Education/Awareness for Driving Drowsy. […]
After her son, Tyler, died due to drowsy driving, Kerrie Warne is trying to raise awareness of the dangerous practice. Kerrie Warne and her husband, Kyle, had an agreement with their 18-year-old son, Tyler. In order to keep his driving privileges, he had to maintain good grades, practice road safety, and promise to call his […]
Bart Jansen, USA TODAY Published 2:13 a.m. ET Feb. 8, 2018 | Updated 7:59 a.m. ET Feb. 8, 2018 WASHINGTON – Drowsy driving plays a role in nearly eight times more severe accidents than federal estimates suggest, according to study released Thursday by the car and travel group AAA. By studying dashboard video from 700 accidents, […]
ST. CHARLES COUNTY (KMOV.com) St. Charles County authorities responded to a fatal, two-vehicle crash that closed all eastbound lanes on Interstate 70 near Foristell Monday morning. All lanes of traffic reopened around 10:45 a.m. The accident occurred just after 7:30 a.m. near the weigh station at mile marker 203. Missouri Highway Patrol says the driver of the […]
December 6, 201612:01 AM ET Heard on All Things Considered By: Allison Aubrey If you haven’t had at least seven hours of sleep in the last 24, you probably shouldn’t be behind the wheel, traffic safety data suggests. Traffic safety officials regularly warn us of the risks of driving while drunk or distracted. But Americans […]
Bart Jansen, USA TODAY Published 12:07 a.m. ET Dec. 6, 2016 | Updated 8:20 a.m. ET Dec. 6, 2016 The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found the risk of a crash for sleep-deprived drivers increased steadily as sleep time decreased. WASHINGTON — Drivers who skimp on just a couple of hours of sleep nearly double the risk […]
Kerrie Warne, Founder of TyREDD (Tyler Raising Education/Awareness for Drowsy Driving) Receives MoDOT’s Arrive Alive Award
Bart Jansen, USA TODAY Published 3:27 p.m. ET Aug. 7, 2016 | Updated 12:03 a.m. ET Aug. 8, 2016 Drowsy driving is a common but neglected problem responsible for thousands of deaths each year in crashes that cost more than $100 billion, concludes a report by state safety advocates released Monday. Drowsy driving hasn’t received the […]