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Officials draw attention to dangers of drowsy driving

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Posted at 7:01 PM, Aug 19, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-20 11:14:10-04

SALT LAKE CITY -- FOX 13 and the Utah Department of Transportation are teaming up to reach the goal of zero fatalities on Utah’s roads.

This week is Utah’s first Drowsy Driving Awareness Week.

To emphasize the dangers of driving while sleep deprived, FOX 13’s Kiersten Nunez was invited to a test subject to see how her brain worked on 30 hours without sleep.

Watch the video above for the full story.