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Shift Workers Three Times More Susceptible to Crashing
Are Your Drivers Getting Enough Sleep?

Are Your Drivers Getting Enough Sleep?

There's much more to preventing tired or drowsy driving than just complying with hours of service. A sleep expert and author offers a few tips on how to keep truck drivers awake and alert at the wheel.

November 4, 2020

New Hours of Service Rule Relaxes Safety, But You Don’t Have To
Mattress Made for Over-the-Road Truckers

Mattress Made for Over-the-Road Truckers

Estee Bedding has created a mattress designed exclusively for over-the-road truck drivers, designed to help truckers get enough rest after a long day of driving.

May 3, 2019

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
Would Bringing Back the Split-Sleeper Berth Rule Compromise Driver Safety and Health?
Trimble, Pulsar Informatics Announce Driver Fatigue Monitoring System
FMCSA to Host Public Listening Session on Hours of Service Reform
Is Your Truck Putting You to Sleep?

Is Your Truck Putting You to Sleep?

Staying alert on long stretches of road may be a challenge for truckers, but new research suggests that a truck's vibrations might play a role in lulling drivers to sleep.

August 24, 2018

Truck Parking Project Could Help Drivers Find Spaces
Of Course Trucking Should Pay for Parking

Of Course Trucking Should Pay for Parking

Nobody likes having to pay for something that once came free, but we now face a crisis-level shortage of truck parking spaces in this country. It shouldn't come as a surprise that the days of free parking are over, says Equipment Editor Jim Park in his blog.

May 29, 2018

Commentary: The Price of a Night's Rest

Commentary: The Price of a Night's Rest

The ELD mandate may have forced the adoption of more paid, reserved parking, but that doesn’t mean drivers are happy about it. Commentary by Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.

May 7, 2018

Dealing with Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Trucking
Where Did the Hours of Service Rules Come From, Anyway?
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