Trucking and Your Back – Avoiding Injuries

Last week, we posted "Trucking and Your Back - A Painful Combination."  In that post, we highlighted how common back injuries are in the trucking industry.  Back injuries account for over 37% of all musculoskeletal injuries in truck drivers.  In this week's post, we share some tips, tricks, and resources to help truckers avoid these [...]

Trucking and Your Back – A Painful Combination

Back pain is common in our country.  Over 80% of Americans have complained of back pain at some point in their lives.  For truck drivers, back injuries are even more common and the pain can make it impossible to continue driving a truck. Hurt Trucker Attorneys Back Injuries The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that [...]

Introduction to Trucker Health

Professional trucking is a rewarding job, but it is also very dangerous. Statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics prove this point. The transportation and warehousing sector (which includes professional truck drivers) accounts for more job related deaths than almost all other sectors (631 deaths in 2010 alone). Work injuries to truck drivers and other [...]