Twenty-two children and six adults, including the two drivers, died in the accident. Another 24 were injured, including three critically. The children -- aged around 12 -- were returning home to Belgium from a skiing trip. The bus, which was carrying 52 people, was one of three hired by a Christian group. Read more:It is believed that the driver was changing a DVD when he lost control/concentration for that fatal second.
Drivers are too busy concentrating on other tasks, like dialing phones and sending/reading messages to drive safely.
Another problem is insufficient sleep, which seriously affects one's concentration, patience and impulsively. I did a study on that when I was getting my teachers license. The increase, in recent decades in the amount of students showing symptoms of ADD/HD is most probably due to insufficient sleep. The effects of insufficient sleep are identical to the primary neurological syndrome of ADD/HD. And now, when most of the northern hemisphere is going Daylight Savings, the situation will only get worse. The longer the sun is shining the later people go to sleep.