FMCSA creates new health regulations law
Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
Trucking carriers and other companies have established wellness programs recently to promote trucker health, but the industry will now receive help via federal government legislation.
Truckload Carriers Association announces second weight loss showdown
Tuesday, August 28th, 2012
The Truckload Carriers Association has launched its second weight loss competition for truck drivers.
HTAA pays drivers to stay healthy
Friday, May 4th, 2012
The HTAA is starting a $20 million program that will pay 10,000 commercial drivers more than $800 each if they lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Rolling Strong and Healthy Vending Management to give truckers more healthy snacks
Thursday, May 3rd, 2012
In recent years, trucker health has been a major concern, with many drivers suffering from obesity and sleep apnea. A new partnership between Rolling Strong and Healthy Vending Management is looking to ease those concerns.
Freightliner Trucks contributes to the 2012 Rolling Strong Driver Wellness Tour
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
With the 2012 Rolling Strong Driver Wellness Tour in full swing, Freightliner Trucks recently announced its plan to team up with Rolling Strong to improve the initiative and advocate greater awareness of trucker health issues.
FMSCA to create registry for healthcare professionals to trucking industry
Thursday, April 19th, 2012
In an effort to advance trucker health initiatives, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood recently announced plans to require special training for healthcare professionals that examine truck drivers.
Rolling Strong shows dedication to truck driver health
Friday, April 13th, 2012
Looking to arm drivers with better education regarding trucker health, the 2012 Rolling Strong Driver Wellness Tour will begin on April 18. As part of its campaign, Rolling Strong will give drivers access to tools to help them be healthier on the road.
Trucking companies can now use window film to protect from the sun
Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012
The Department of TransportationÂ’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently announced it will allow truckers to use window film to keep safe from the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays.
Healthy Trucking Driver Vitality Program helps fleets manage trucker health
Thursday, March 29th, 2012
At the Mid-America Trucking Show, Driver Health and Wellness and the Healthy Trucking Association of America announced the launch of the Healthy Trucking Driver Vitality Program, which will give trucking companies more of an opportunity to focus on trucker health.
DFP creates new, safe loading dock
Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
In an attempt to improve trucker health, Diversified Fall Protection recently announced a new loading dock safety gate that falls in line with Occupational Safety and Health Administration compliance.