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Take a break, advises VOSA

An estimated 20% of all road accidents are caused by tiredness each year. Commercial vehicle drivers are at particular risk, with about one in four tiredness related crashes involving somebody at the wheel of such a vehicle.
Drivers of lorries, trucks and vans, in particular, are urged to ensure that they have had an adequate amount of rest and that they feel refreshed before setting off on a journey.
John Charles, a representative of Fleet News, said, ‘being fatigued significantly raises the risk of a collision. It […]