driver health

Business, Equipment, Safety

Skin, Musculoskeletal Health Essential for Truck Drivers

sunburn For drivers, especially this summer season, sun overexposure is a constant when driving long hours at a time. (Arndt_Vladimir via Getty Images)

When truck driver health care comes to mind, most think of cardiovascular or weight issues. However, skin care and musculoskeletal well-being are also growing concerns.

Hilary Daninhirsch | Special to Transport Topics
June 27, 2022

Recruit a “New” Segment of Drivers to Take on the Driver Shortage


The trucking industry is standing at a crossroads. Between the driver shortage and the challenges in recruitment and retention, this guide gets to the heart of the problem. You’ll learn shocking statistics around driver health, how it’s feeding the driver shortage, and a new pool of drivers to recruit from.  

March 1, 2022
Technology, Safety

How Dashcams Protect Your Drivers and Your Business

EROAD Whitepaper

Did you know fleets that adopt dash cams are in a better position to defend against claims?  From driver exoneration to protecting CSA scores, the benefits of dash cams are plentiful.   Download this white paper to learn more.

May 1, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Truckers Confront Risk Factors for Diabetes

Diabetes equipment About 25% of truck drivers older than 54 are diabetic, according to TrueLifeCare. (Shutterstock)

About nine years ago, California-based longhaul truck driver Richard Hall was in for a big surprise when he got his first Department of Transportation medical exam.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
December 4, 2020
Business, Safety

Trucking Cleaning & Safety Tips for Fleets During COVID-19

Trucking Cleaning & Safety Tips for Fleets During COVID-19

Truckers are vulnerable when it comes to health concerns – including the Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). Fleets need to ensure the safety of their drivers, staff, and facilities. Download this whitepaper for COVID-19 safety tips and cleaning guides, awareness posters, and more.

May 14, 2020

3 Ways to Manage the Driver Shortage

3 Ways to Manage the Driver Shortage

In this whitepaper, we provide actionable insights into how you can expand your driver recruitment pool, shorten the onboarding process to ensure your drivers make it to orientation, and identify and retain your best drivers for years to come.

July 6, 2019
Business, Safety

How Positive Driver Engagement Is Turning The Corner On Safety

How Positive Driver Engagement Is Turning The Corner On Safety

Over the past decade, despite a number of technological advances, commercial driver retention has not improved. Here are 6 steps for fleet managers to consider when building an “engaged” driver environment- that will set fleets up for keeping drivers long-term.

March 21, 2019
Business, Technology, Safety

Tech Company Worklete Uses Software to Build Good Trucker Habits


A San Francisco technology company is using software that offers a service to prevent trucking-related workplace injuries, by building habits for truckers and others in the freight industry.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
February 14, 2019

Rolling Strong Announces Partnership with eTrueNorth

Rolling Strong, which provides driver wellness programs for transportation companies, their drivers and owner-operators, announced a partnership with the eTrueNorth network of local pharmacies.

November 8, 2018
Safety, Logistics, Top 100, Perspective

Examining Sources of Driver Stress

The lifestyle of a truck driver can take a toll on emotional and physical health. Recent ATA statistics showed driver turnover rates in excess of 90% last year. (Getty Images)

In a 2017 study, researchers asked truck drivers about the profession. Here's what they learned, and how it could impact the future.

Stephanie Thomas | Clinical Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management, University of Arkansas
August 20, 2018