This is part one of WIBC’s series on how getting good sleep can improve your life, and vice-versa.

You should get the amount of sleep you need before you drive anywhere. That’s the message from the AAA Hoosier Motor Club.

“Thirty-five percent of U.S. drivers sleep less than the recommended 7 hours daily,” said Greg Seiter, with AAA, “and with drowsy driving involved in one in five fatal crashes each year, this is something we really have to pay a lot of attention to.”