January 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By David Cullen
Despite sleep apnea’s devastating impact on highway safety and personal well-being, truck drivers can be easily and affordably treated for this common medical condition.
Tags: Sleep Apnea, Driver Health, Fatigue
July 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Deborah Lockridge
Trucking companies, drivers and the general public who shares the road with trucks would all benefit from an approach that treats truck driver health as an ongoing project rather than every-other-year paperwork – and the new National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners could be a step in that direction.
Tags: Drivers, Sleep Apnea, Driver Health, Fleet Safety Conference, Fit to Drive
May 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Owner-operators are far from dead, but the population is experiencing some changes, according to Todd Spencer, vice president of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, with many of those changes caused by government regulations.
Tags: Sleep Apnea, Driver Shortage, OOIDA, Owner-Operators
January 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
LAS VEGAS - Seeing disturbing indications that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration may plan to address the issue of sleep apnea among truck drivers with a "guidance" rather than a rulemaking, the American Trucking Associations has a new policy positio
Tags: Issues, ATA, Sleep Apnea, Health
October 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Deborah Lockridge, Editor in Chief
Tags: Health Issues, Sleep Apnea, ATA, Health, sleep disorders
July 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Bette Garber, Contributing Editor
Two fleet drivers shared their experiences with obstructive sleep apnea testing and treatment programs sponsored by their carriers.
Tags: Sleep Apnea, Driver Health, Health Issues, Truckstops
By Bette Garber
Trucker health is in a sorry state.
Tags: Sleep Apnea, Driver Health, Health Issues, Health, sleep disorders
October 2007, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
By Deborah Whistler, Editor
Helping drivers sleep improves bottom line.
Tags: Driver Safety, Sleep Apnea, sleep disorders
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