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Truck Drivers Sleep

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...