Truckers Health

The truck driving industry is overwhelmingly unhealthy to it’s participants.  A study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reveals, “More than half of long-haul truck drivers reported having two or more of these health conditions or unhealthy behaviors: high blood pressure, obesity, smoking, limited physical activity, high cholesterol, or fewer than 6 hours of sleep. These factors increase the chance of developing preventable, long-lasting diseases.”  With this knowledge, HTAA routinely reviews and post news articles related to Truckers health in an effort to better inform you.

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5 ways to avoid truck driver burnout

Prolonged time on the road with too few breaks, traffic headaches, poor road conditions, unhealthy dietary choices, lack of physical exercise, and pressure to keep driving to keep making money can all lead to burnout on the job.

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Driver health and safety are linked

Driver safety extends far beyond their safety behind the wheel, as well. Physically, those who are overweight or lacking in coordination and balance may be more at risk for on the job injuries.

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