Media Centre


Dr Ashleigh Filtness

Lecturer in Transport Safety

Areas of expertise

Expertise: driver sleepiness, driver fatigue, sleep loss, road safety, sleep research, driver impairment


Dr Filtness is an expert on the impact of sleep loss and fatigue on safety critical tasks e.g. driving. She can discuss the dangers of driver sleepiness (including OSA) and workplace fatigue, and comment on countermeasures for managing sleepiness and fatigue. 

Interview booking

Please call the press office on 01509 223491 to arrange an interview with Dr Ashleigh Filtness. Bookings can also be made online at

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