sleep

I am funnier than ‘Hot Tub Time Machine’

"As I limp around America, I do so with the firm knowledge that I'm funnier than 'Hot Tub Time Machine.'"

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Amid government shutdown furor, a tap on the sleep apnea brakes

For now. There are indications that Congressional mandating of FMCSA taking a rulemaking approach to any apnea regulation would slow the process down, though some readers didn't see it that way.

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Have you ever been tested for sleep apnea?

With the topic of potential federal regulation of drivers operating with or at risk of the sleep apnea condition, this poll probes whether the apnea focus of recent years has already affected you.

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Sleep: A user’s guide

This info piece on the science of sleep also presents an argument against the provision of two 1-5 a.m. periods in any restart codified in the most recent hours of service changes.

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Driving with a partner offers income, lifestyle opportunities

It's no secret why team driving is attractive to the young and ambitious in trucking: income opportunity is high in the right operation. On the flip side, it's also a refuge for second-career empty-nesters looking to enjoy life.

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For want of quiet sleep

"I'm not the only weird thing on the road. Keep your tinfoil hats close and beware the aliens in flatbeds."

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Alert! Le Pew’s on the toilet!

Wendy Parker tells her craziest road story: "When I step into any bathroom outside of my own home, I slip into some crazy space-time continuum that contains everything weird."

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Poll: Do drivers need more flexible split-sleeper periods?

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Daytime sleep worse than split sleep, says FMCSA study

Sleeping during the day makes drivers sleepier and causes drivers to get less sleep than a consolidated sleep period at night and a split sleep schedule, the study concludes.

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Sleep apnea reg recommendations: Comments closed?

If you've missed the news as yet, the recommendations put forward by the joint meeting of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and Medical Review Board to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on sleep apnea entered a 30-day comment period late last week. Or did they? The agency sent out updates to various media following the Federal Register notice that stated the proposal to adopt the recommendations as official regulatory guidance was posted in ...

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