Our Hurt Trucker blog series on a trucker’s health continues this week with a discussion of sleep apnea, which has received a lot of publicity in the trucking industry in recent years. Sleep apnea is a condition in which a narrowing or closure of the upper airway during sleep causes repeated sleep disturbances, leading to poor [...]
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 [...]
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