Effects of Time of Day and Sleep Deprivation on Motorcycle-Driving Performance

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  1. Chibiabos

    Chibiabos Undercover Mollusk

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    http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0039735

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  2. VX Rider

    VX Rider Long timer

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    Translation:

    If you stay up all night screwing around, it might be less safe to ride to work the next day.

    And if this activity wasn't with wife or girlfriend, going home instead of going to work is considerably more dangerous.

    So get some good sleep before.you ride.
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  3. C/1/509

    C/1/509 Why?

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    Wait, so being sleep deprived has a negative affect on an activity that requires hand/eye coordination and focus?
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  4. Chibiabos

    Chibiabos Undercover Mollusk

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    So, neither of you actually read the thing?
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  5. foxtrapper

    foxtrapper Long timer

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    To me, looking for and responding to a known and anticipated light signal is not exactly representative of crash avoidance.
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  6. TheProphet

    TheProphet Retired; Living the Dream

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    Someone actually did a study in order to figure this out?

    What's next? Not eating will make you hungry? Hitting yourself in the head with a ball peen hammer will cause pain? Running around the north pole naked will make you cold?

    The list seems endless. Good / odd news is: Someone PAID to have this published on that sight.
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  7. CSI

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    But....if a person stays awake for 60+ hours to complete some sort of Iron Butt ride, we hail them a man among men.....
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  8. North by Northeast

    North by Northeast Been here awhile

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