sleep apnea

Plugged In

In an era of idling prohibitions and $4 fuel, the power switch is back on for truck stop electrification.

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Sleep apnea meeting for transportation set

2011 Sleep Apnea & Multi-Modal Transportation Conference will be Nov. 8-9 at the Sheraton Baltimore City Center.

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‘Medically certified’ — join us for radio show Wednesday to probe driver health regs

At 7 p.m. Eastern time tomorrow evening (Wed., June 22) I'll join Truth About Trucking Live hosts Allen & Donna Smith as well as my colleague Max Kvidera for a special show probing the issues raised by the current, June Truckers News cover story Kvidera and I penned about state and federal regs for driver medical certification. Joining us will be a special guest, a big-hearted driver I wrote about in my portion of the ...

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Talk show to focus on medical certification

Truckers News editors will discuss topic on Truth About Trucking Live on June 22.

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Roadside Attractions

Trying to outrunning a tornado, shipping alernatives, biking maps and sleep apnea are among the topics featured -- plus Channel 19 and Truck Gallery.

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Fit for the Road

Body Mass Index is an indicator of a person’s body fatness but does not measure body fat directly.

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RemZzzs CPAP Mask Liners

RemZzzs CPAP Mask Liners are for truckers who already wear a CPAP mask to treat sleep apnea. RemZzzs liners eliminate air leaks, prevent skin irritations and pressure marks, and accommodate high-pressure patients and users who have beards. These liners fit ResMed Quattro, ResMed Ultra Mirage, Respironics ComfortGel and Respironics ComfortFull 2 machines. REMZZZS, www.remzzzs.com

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Truckers for a Cause Chapter of A.W.A.K.E meeting

The Truckers for a Cause Chapter of A. W. A. K. E. is a patient support group for truck drivers with sleep apnea. It is part of the nationwide network of support groups organized by the American Sleep Apnea Association. The meeting will be held via conference call. The number is (712) 432 –5015, access code 350926. Steven Peters from Fisher-Paykel will be the speaker. awake.truckersforacause.com , TFAC- A. W. A. K. E. information line (337) 513-4543.

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Truckers for a Cause Chapter of A.W.A.K.E. meeting

The Truckers for a Cause Chapter of A. W. A. K. E. is a patient support group for truck drivers with sleep apnea. It is part of the nationwide network of support groups organized by the American Sleep Apnea Association. The meeting will be held via conference call. The number is (712) 432 – 5015 access code 350926. awake.truckersforacause.com , TFAC- A. W. A. K. E. information line (337) 513-4543.

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CPAP alternative

Transcend, a continuous positive airway pressure machine, is smaller and lighter than the traditional sleep apnea remedy CPAP machine.

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