POLL: Is Driving Tired as Irresponsible as Driving Drunk?

Kevin Roper in court Tracy MorganAn incident where an 18-wheeler slammed into comedian Tracy Morgan’s limo bus – killing one and severely injuring Morgan, his opening act, Ardie Fuqua and tour manager – has sparked a debate on sleep-deprived drivers.

It was reported that the man behind the wheel of the semi was driving for at least 24 hours without pulling over on the New Jersey Turnpike, one of the most heavily traveled highways in the U.S.

According to the Institute of Medicine, nearly “20 percent of all serious car crash injuries in the general population are associated with driver sleepiness.”

Fatigue has very similar effects to alcohol consumption, and it has often been argued that the reaction time for an inebriated person and a sleep-deprived person are about the same.

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Kris Jenner Spent 1989 With Her Legs Above Her Head, Ignoring Her Kids

Kris Jenner unfit motherForgive me, but I just find this story so goddamn funny. Not the neglectful part. Just that Kris Jenner was such a sex-obsessed, Fassbender-in-Shame-style 80’s nymphomaniac that she couldn’t be bothered to pick up a phone.

In an In Touch “exclusive,” which a rep for the Kardashian klan called “ridiculous,” the magazine claims to have obtained the late Robert Kardashian’s handwritten journals, which are full of complaints about his irresponsible ex-wife.

Inside, we learn (using “learn” loosely) that Kris kicked and beat Kim in August of 1989 and was so into Todd Waterman (that guy she just happened to run into on KUWTK) that she was never home.

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