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Airmen guard against fatigued driving

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Senior Airman David Carter, 28th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, drives down a winding dirt road the night of June 23.  It’s important if taking long trips to drive safely as well as get adequate sleep before operating a vehicle. (U.S Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Senior Airman David Carter, 28th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, drives down a winding dirt road the night of June 23. It’s important if taking long trips to drive safely as well as get adequate sleep before operating a vehicle. (U.S Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Senior Airman David Carter, 28th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, drives down a winding dirt road the night of June 23.  When taking long trips or driving at night, it’s important to get enough sleep. (U.S Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Senior Airman David Carter, 28th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, drives down a winding dirt road the night of June 23. When taking long trips or driving at night, it’s important to get enough sleep. (U.S Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Senior Airman David Carter, 28th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, slowly blinks his eyes, showing fatigued driving symptoms, June 23.  Driving while fatigued has the same risks as driving while intoxicated. (U.S Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Senior Airman David Carter, 28th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, slowly blinks his eyes, showing fatigued driving symptoms, June 23. Driving while fatigued has the same risks as driving while intoxicated. (U.S Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Senior Airman David Carter, 28th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, yawns while driving at night, which shows fatigued driving symptoms, June 23.  Driving while fatigued is as dangerous as driving while intoxicated because both severely slow reaction time. (U.S Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Senior Airman David Carter, 28th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, yawns while driving at night, which shows fatigued driving symptoms, June 23. Driving while fatigued is as dangerous as driving while intoxicated because both severely slow reaction time. (U.S Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Senior Airman David Carter, 28th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, drives on winding back-roads at night, June 23.  Driving long distances while tired is equivalent to driving while intoxicated, especially while driving at night due to low visibility. (U.S Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Senior Airman David Carter, 28th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, drives on winding back-roads at night, June 23. Driving long distances while tired is equivalent to driving while intoxicated, especially while driving at night due to low visibility. (U.S Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

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