Driver Wellness

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June 14, 2017

Rolling Strong Offers Mobile Driver Health and Wellness Platform

Rolling Strong, a driver wellness focused company, has announced a mobile health and wellness platform to help improve driver health, safety, and retention.

April 4, 2017

Healthy Fleet Offers App for Weight Loss Challenge

Healthy Fleet announced that its next weight loss challenge in May will be run through a new free mobile app to help participants keep track of weight loss progress.

February 15, 2017

Driver Wellness Starts at Work

Building a healthy lifestyle can be hard work – especially for truck drivers, who are constantly on the go and constantly under pressure to be on the go. Fleets can help drivers attain a healthy lifestyle – and share in the benefits that it brings.

December 22, 2016

NATSO Training Course Focuses on Aiding Drivers in Distress

The NATSO Foundation truckstop trade association has launched an online course designed to promote highway safety by teaching truckstop owners, operators, and employees how to help drivers in physical, emotional, or financial distress.

December 15, 2016

America’s Road Team Captains Take on Weight Loss Challenge

Five of the American Trucking Associations' America’s Road Team Captains have been selected to participate in the Healthy Fleet 10 Pound Challenge to promote truck driver health and wellness.

December 6, 2016

Driver Wellness Courses Address 3 Key Concerns

CarriersEdge is offering a suite of Driver Wellness courses to be used by fleets as an extension to an existing wellness program or as a starting point to help educate drivers on staying healthy on the road.

June 15, 2016

Commentary: Taking the First Step to Wellness

Fleets report they are losing drivers who can no longer re-certify to drive after health issues were uncovered under newer more stringent DOT physical procedures.

January 5, 2016

TravelCenters of America Offers Driver-Focused Fitness Options

TravelCenters of America is offering a selection of fitness, food and wellness options aimed guiding drivers toward a healthier lifestyle.

December 3, 2015

TCA and Rolling Strong Announces Driver Wellness Program

The Truckload Carriers Association is partnering with Rolling Strong to offer a driver wellness program for carriers called TCA Wellness that will launch in January 2016.

November 18, 2015

The Impact of Truck Driver Wellness Programs

Executives at several large long-haul fleets talk about their efforts to keep drivers healthy and happy through wellness programs in the final installment of HDT's Driver Dilemma series.

August 25, 2014

Healthy Trucking Association Launches Hepatitis C Initiative

The Healthy Trucking Association of America, in conjunction with OraSure Technologies and AbbVie, has launched the Truckers Rolling Against Hepatitis C nationwide initiative.

August 21, 2014

Don't Get Busted with 'Guilty' Incentive Based Wellness Programs

Getting in trouble with the law is pretty much the last thing on someone’s mind when starting a wellness program, right? But there are some legal issues to consider.

January 9, 2014

Covenant Transport Adopts Freightliner Trucks FIT System

Freightliner Trucks announced that Covenant Transport has ordered the Freightliner In-Cab Training (FIT) System for its fleet. The Chattanooga, Tenn.-based truckload carrier is one of the first major fleets to order the exercise and flexibility system as a reward and incentive program for its drivers.

August 9, 2013

During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, TCA Will Sponsor Health Fairs

To help professional truck drivers lead longer, healthier lives, the Truckload Carriers Association will sponsor free health fairs at 18 TravelCenters of America/Petro Stopping Centers across the United States.

May 20, 2013

TravelCenters Of America Launches 'Get Moving. Stay Fit.' Professional Driver Wellness Program

TravelCenters of America has launched its 'Get Moving. Stay Fit.' Program designed to help professional drivers live a healthier lifestyle by focusing on nutrition and physical fitness.

April 10, 2013

Transcend CPAP Offers Solution for Travelers with Sleep Apnea

Somnetics International Inc. has introduced Transcend, a small, light-weight, and portable continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and battery system.

April 5, 2013

7 Tips to Create a Driver Wellness Program That Works

We have officially entered the CSA era of regulation from the U.S. Department of Transportation. With this, we will see changes in commercial driver s license standards and driver qualification — and likely an increased emphasis on driver wellness.

February 21, 2013

Freightliner In-Cab Training System Introduced

A new workout system, which drivers can be complete right in their cab, was recently announced.

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