driver health

FMCSA withdraws April 19 sleep apnea proposal

| April 24, 2012

After announcing its proposal to adopt recommendations from two of its advisory committees, FMCSA the same day withdrew the proposal.

Weight loss program offering 10,000 obese drivers $800

| April 21, 2012

HTAA will pay 10,000 obese truckers $800 for participating in a free physician- supervised weight loss program.

Prime expands on-site medical facility for drivers

| May 24, 2011

The carrier now has a full-service medical facility at its terminal in Springfield.

Blood drive joins health walk among driver-led initiatives at MATS

| March 30, 2011

"Give so that others may live" runs the tagline for the Friday blood drive (11 a.m. to 4 p.m., booth #91470 outdoors) to be held at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville this week. It's ...

Latest distraction: Hauler takes on-highway health to new heights

| March 25, 2011

Some truck drivers in Germany are on a health kick perhaps more extreme than that of their U.S. counterparts. Near the western city of Munster, the website of Germany's English-language daily the Local reported, a ...

Skydiving to the ark: A Channel 19 2010 ‘Year in Review’

| December 31, 2010

It's been a banner year for dramatic, contentious, weird and/or humorous trucking news here on the Channel 19 blog. I can't possibly predict how 2010 will be remembered years down the line, but read through ...

CSA 2010 Driver’s Handbook now live

| November 17, 2010

You may have seen it out at the truckstops already, but if not, I thought I'd take a moment today to alert you to our CSA 2010 Driver's Handbook, now online in an interactive digital ...

Truckers discuss real-world health problems

| November 10, 2010

Truckers reviewed health problems and challenges of coping with them at an international conference on driver health in Baltimore.

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