Public Forum-Awake, Alert, Alive: Overcoming the Dangers of Drowsy Driving, 60870 [2014-24004]

Download as PDF 60870 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 195 / Wednesday, October 8, 2014 / Notices NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD Public Forum—Awake, Alert, Alive: Overcoming the Dangers of Drowsy Driving On Tuesday, October 21, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will convene a public forum titled Awake, Alert, Alive: Overcoming the Dangers of Drowsy Driving. This event is free and open to the public. No preregistration is required. NTSB Board Member Mark R. Rosekind, Ph.D., will serve as the presiding officer of the forum. The 1-day forum will focus on the problem of drowsy driving, its prevalence, and how it affects driving safety in noncommercial vehicles. Invited panelists will examine the risk factors associated with drowsy driving and consider various countermeasures to address drowsy driving and drowsy driving crashes. Below is the preliminary agenda: asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Tuesday, October 21, 2014 (08:30 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.) 1. Opening Statement by Member Mark Rosekind 2. Presentations on: Introduction and Scope of the Problem 3. Questions from the Technical Panel and Board Member 4. Presentations on: Workplace Issues 5. Questions from the Technical Panel and Board Member 6. Presentations on: Concerns for Novice Drivers 7. Questions from the Technical Panel and Board Member 8. Lunch Break 9. Presentations on: Health Issues 10. Questions from the Technical Panel and Board Member 11. Presentations on: In-Vehicle and Roadway Factors 12. Questions from the Technical Panel and Board Member 13. Presentations on: Countermeasures and Future Directions 14. Questions from the Technical Panel and Board Member 15. Closing Statement by Member Mark Rosekind The full agenda and a list of participants can be found at the following Web address: http:// www.ntsb.gov/news/events/2014/ drowsydrivingforum/. The forum will be held in the NTSB Board Room and Conference Center, located at 429 L’Enfant Plaza E. SW., Washington, DC. The public can view the hearing in person or by live webcast at www.ntsb.gov. Webcast archives are generally available by the end of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Oct 07, 2014 Jkt 235001 next day following the hearing, and webcasts are archived for a period of 3 months from after the date of the event. Individuals requiring reasonable accommodation and/or wheelchair access directions should contact Ms. Rochelle Hall at (202) 314–6305 or by email at Rochelle.Hall@ntsb.gov byWednesday, October 15, 2014. NTSB Media Contact: Keith Holloway—keith.holloway@ntsb.gov. NTSB Forum Manager: Jana Price— jana.price@ntsb.gov. Dated: October 3, 2014. Candi R. Bing, Federal Register Liaison Officer. 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NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD


Public Forum--Awake, Alert, Alive: Overcoming the Dangers of 
Drowsy Driving

    On Tuesday, October 21, the National Transportation Safety Board 
(NTSB) will convene a public forum titled Awake, Alert, Alive: 
Overcoming the Dangers of Drowsy Driving. This event is free and open 
to the public. No preregistration is required. NTSB Board Member Mark 
R. Rosekind, Ph.D., will serve as the presiding officer of the forum.
    The 1-day forum will focus on the problem of drowsy driving, its 
prevalence, and how it affects driving safety in noncommercial 
vehicles. Invited panelists will examine the risk factors associated 
with drowsy driving and consider various countermeasures to address 
drowsy driving and drowsy driving crashes.
    Below is the preliminary agenda:
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 (08:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)
1. Opening Statement by Member Mark Rosekind
2. Presentations on: Introduction and Scope of the Problem
3. Questions from the Technical Panel and Board Member
4. Presentations on: Workplace Issues
5. Questions from the Technical Panel and Board Member
6. Presentations on: Concerns for Novice Drivers
7. Questions from the Technical Panel and Board Member
8. Lunch Break
9. Presentations on: Health Issues
10. Questions from the Technical Panel and Board Member
11. Presentations on: In-Vehicle and Roadway Factors
12. Questions from the Technical Panel and Board Member
13. Presentations on: Countermeasures and Future Directions
14. Questions from the Technical Panel and Board Member
15. Closing Statement by Member Mark Rosekind
    The full agenda and a list of participants can be found at the 
following Web address: http://www.ntsb.gov/news/events/2014/drowsydrivingforum/.
    The forum will be held in the NTSB Board Room and Conference 
Center, located at 429 L'Enfant Plaza E. SW., Washington, DC. The 
public can view the hearing in person or by live webcast at 
www.ntsb.gov. Webcast archives are generally available by the end of 
the next day following the hearing, and webcasts are archived for a 
period of 3 months from after the date of the event.
    Individuals requiring reasonable accommodation and/or wheelchair 
access directions should contact Ms. Rochelle Hall at (202) 314-6305 or 
by email at Rochelle.Hall@ntsb.gov byWednesday, October 15, 2014.
    NTSB Media Contact: Keith Holloway_keith.holloway@ntsb.gov.
    NTSB Forum Manager: Jana Price_jana.price@ntsb.gov.

    Dated: October 3, 2014.
Candi R. Bing,
Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-24004 Filed 10-7-14; 8:45 am]
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