Va. Tech Awarded Sleeper Study; Could this help to overcome truck driver fatigue?

Interesting and hopeful news for the study of truckers sleep needs. Could provide a breakthrough with making Hours of Service rules that help to overcome the problem of driver fatigue.
“Virginia Tech, along with subcontractors from Washington State University and SmartDrive, won a $2.5 million contract from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to study a flexible hours-of-service safety provision that will allow long-haul truck drivers to split their required sleeper berth time into shorter periods. – See more at: http://www.gobytrucknews.com/va-tech-awarded-sleeper-study/123#sthash.mubY6d30.dpuf
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