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Dealing with Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Trucking

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association suspects that about 28% of the commercial driver population may be suffering from some degree of obstructive sleep apnea.

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Pass My Physical Streamlines DOT Medical Exam Process

Technology company Pass My Physical has launched a new platform aimed at streamlining the U.S Department of Transportation’s medical examination process for drivers.

Top 10 Feature Articles of 2017

With 2017 in the rear view mirror, we look back at the most popular feature articles of the past year on Truckinginfo.com.

How Truck Drivers Can Eat Healthy on the Road

The news came as a shock to Emily Plummer. Her blood sugar level had jumped, threatening to end her 18-year career as an interstate truck driver. Find out how she saved her career and learned to eat healthy on the road.

A New Frontier in Driver Health

Very soon, integrated and automated vehicle systems will work together to keep drivers alert and healthy. But that technology will come at a cost.

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.

Commentary: The Delicate Truck Driver

Lots of drivers manage a very fine balance between simple frustration and outright anger and executive contributing editor Rolf Lockwood believes they deserve a little more attention and understanding.

Do You Have a Will?

Without a clear statement of your intentions in the form of a will, the state might make these decisions for you, or decide how to divvy up your assets – possibly including your truck if you're an owner-operator. Jim Park blogs about why drivers (and others) need to give this some thought.

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.

SmartValve's a Back-Saver at Meijer Logistics

The Hadley device adds suspension adjustment capability and reduces cranking work for drivers.