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Dave Jamieson

Congress Wants To Let Truck Drivers Stay On The Road Longer | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

The spending bill put forth by members of Congress late Tuesday would shelve new safety requirements imposed last year on the country's truck drivers....

The Deadly Toll Of Exhaustion And Burnout

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Countless companies and organizations are quickly turning their focus to the consequences of employee exhaustion and burnout -- but not quickly enough...

Just Days Before Tracy Morgan Accident, Senate Moved To Weaken Trucker Fatigue Rules

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

A deadly pileup involving a tractor-trailer early Saturday morning is likely to shine a spotlight on a recent move by the Senate Appropriations Commit...

Don't Look Away From The Roadway

Tom Dingus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Tom Dingus

The results of all of our naturalistic studies verify one assertion: driver distraction and inattention are tangible public health threats. If you look away from the roadway for more than a second or two, your risk of getting in a crash grows substantially.

Sleep Apnea Symptoms May Be Understated Among Commercial Truck Drivers: Study

Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living

Sleep apnea may affect as many as 40 percent of truck drivers, according to recent research, but a new study suggests they may be underreporting its e...

Catherine Pearson

Sleepy Train Operators, Truckers Report Shocking Number of 'Near Miss' Crackups | Catherine Pearson | Posted 03.04.2012 | Healthy Living

It wasn't easy for Mike Rogers to cope with his schedule as a long-haul truck driver. Rogers, 28, said he was always tired from work shifts that b...

New Rules Set To Encourage Truck Drivers To Get Enough Rest

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 01.20.2012 | Healthy Living

After holding several public listening sessions, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has set several new rules in place to ensure truck dr...