Truckers for a Cause

Can an employer fire or refuse to hire me on account of a sleep apnea diagnosis?

Following the 2008 amendment of the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers must make reasonable accommodations for drivers with sleep apnea, says Truckers for a Cause cofounder and driver Bob Stanton.

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How to address sleep apnea risk

On your terms.... And what to expect for treatment if you are diagnosed.

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Guilty until proven innocent: Answering key sleep-apnea questions

As new medical certification processes come into play, more drivers are being asked to get sleep apnea testing. Some are asking questions, getting varied answers – and being taken off the road prematurely.

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Driver action on sleep apnea, CSA, EOBRs, cross-border trucking

Regular readers will recall my post from last month following the first annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention, which spurred on driver advocate Frederick Schaffner to be a presence in D.C. at the November meeting of the FMCSA's Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committtee. There, a large part of the discussion was devoted to standards for electronic onboard recorders for hours-of-service compliance. Schaffner has annotated MCSAC's task report emerging from that meeting with his own series of ...

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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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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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Event to cover FMCSA contact

Truckers for a Cause will host an educational conference call on “Do’s and Don’ts of submitting comments to FMCSA” Jan. 22.

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Truckers discuss real-world health problems

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

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Wake up call

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is expected soon to raise the bar on screening and treatment for obstructive sleep apnea.

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