Crashing after working night shift...

Workers could be putting themselves and others at risk by driving home after a night shift.

That's what a Melbourne study has found after putting workers through simulated driving tests.

Researchers from the Institute for Breathing and Sleep at Austin Health put workers through simulated driving tests immediately following night shifts and found their ability to control a vehicle was significantly impaired.

As a result, it appears that there's a much higher crash risk in people driving home after night shift. 

The Two Murrays found out more from Dr Mark Howard of the Institute for Breathing and Sleep. 


Be the first to comment.

Make a comment

You are logged in as [Logout]

All information entered below may be published.

Error: Please enter your screen name.

Error: Your Screen Name must be less than 255 characters.

Error: Your Location must be less than 255 characters.

Error: Please enter your comment.

Error: Your Message must be less than 300 words.

Post to

You need to have read and accepted the Conditions of Use.

Thank you

Your comment has been submitted for approval.

Comments are moderated and are generally published if they are on-topic and not abusive.

On Air Next

Clinton Maynard

4pm - 8pm