Sergio Rojas, a 2018 HDT Truck Fleet Innovator, began his career as a personal trainer, nutritionist and health coach in 1997. Certified in a variety of nutrition and fitness disciplines, he holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology, was a health expert for NBC for 11 years. In 2016, he turned to wellness in the trucking industry, and was previously director of wellness at Hirschbach Motor Lines. He now runs a wellness consultancy called Vitality by Sergio, where he helps companies develop programs for wellness, emotional intelligence and leadership. He writes a Driver Wellness column that appears in Heavy Duty Trucking and on TruckingInfo.com.
Back pain is prevalent in truck drivers, given their job duties and lifestyle. Read five things fleets can do to help their drivers with prevention or treatment of low-back pain.