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Shift Workers Three Times More Susceptible to Crashing
5 Ways Truck Drivers Can Sleep Better

5 Ways Truck Drivers Can Sleep Better

Lack of sleep impacts our mood, our ability to focus, and even our motor skills. Worse, it has been tied to multiple health issues. That's why getting regular quality sleep is one of the biggest challenges long-haul drivers face.

April 10, 2019

ELD Adoption Fails to Reduce Truck Accidents, Study Says
FMCSA to Host Public Listening Session on Hours of Service Reform
How to Prevent Truck Driver Fatigue

How to Prevent Truck Driver Fatigue

Don’t focus so much on hours of service compliance and electronic logging devices that you fail to address the underlying causes of truck driver fatigue.

March 13, 2018

USA Today Finds Drivers Being Overworked at Ports

USA Today Finds Drivers Being Overworked at Ports

Drivers may be working shifts of up to 20 hours per day for six days a week at two major Southern California ports, sometimes contributing to fatal accidents, according to a report in USA Today – but port trucking companies say the story is misleading.

December 29, 2017

NFL Season May Bring Increased Drowsy Driving Risk
Scuttling of Sleep Apnea Screening Proposal Draws Heated Reactions
Feds Withdraw Sleep Apnea Pre-Rule

Feds Withdraw Sleep Apnea Pre-Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration have withdrawn their advance notice of proposed rulemaking on obstructive sleep apnea.

August 4, 2017

Commentary: Don't Blame the Driver, Blame the Watermelon
New Report Sounds Wakeup Call on Dangers of Drowsy Driving

New Report Sounds Wakeup Call on Dangers of Drowsy Driving

A report issued by the Governors Highway Safety Association on the “extreme danger posed by tired drivers” includes a new NHTSA estimate that pegs the annual societal cost of fatigue-related fatal and injury crashes at $109 billion— and that does not include property damage.

August 9, 2016

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