Driver fatigue is a serious problem resulting in many thousands of road accidents each year. External research shows that driver fatigue may be a contributory factor in up to 20% of road accidents, and up to 25% of fatal and serious accidents.
As part of the Ipieca-IOGP work on fatigue, a driver fatigue awareness campaign has been developed to provide drivers with simple guidance and tips on how to stay safe. This includes:
- explaining driver fatigue;
- showing the risks;
- providing easy-to-follow solutions for drivers; and
- providing guidance for companies and safety managers.
The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of the dangers of driver fatigue throughout the industry, providing videos, printable posters to display in the workplace, and infographics to share on social networks.
Fatigue management resources for organizations
The campaign materials are supported by a full range of fatigue management resources for organizations, jointly created by IOGP and Ipieca, including information on fatigue and its management in the workplace.