wellness

Government, Safety, Business

Replay: LiveOnWeb on Driver Health and Wellness From A to Zzzzzz

Garcia, Baleka

Who better to talk about driver health and wellness than men who are tops in their field? Competitive powerlifter Ralph Garcia, a professional driver for ABF Freight System with 3.5 million accident-free miles, and world-class swimmer and triathlete Siphiwe Baleka, a driver/trainer from Prime Inc., head up our LiveOnWeb panel on Driver Health and Wellness From A to Zzzzz. Watch the replay.

Transport Topics
May 29, 2016
Safety, Business, Technology

Video: Siphiwe Baleka Demos the 'Knee-Crusher' Workout Any Trucker Can Do

Neil Abt, Siphiwe Baleka by Joseph Terry/TT

No time to exercise? It's not how much time you work out, it's how hard you work out, says driver trainer Siphiwe Baleka of Prime Inc. in this LiveOnWeb Extra.

Transport Topics
May 20, 2016
Government, Safety, Business, Technology

Video: Why FMCSA Is Seeking Input on Sleep Apnea

Christine Hydock, chief of the medical programs division for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, talks with TT's Eric Miller in this LiveOnWeb video excerpt about the agency's interest in a possible sleep apnea regulation.

Transport Topics
May 20, 2016
Business

One in Five Truck Drivers Leaves Job Because of Health Issues, Survey Finds

Thinkstock

Most truck drivers who quit their jobs do so to make more money elsewhere, spend more time at home or to retire. However, one in five drivers who leave are flagged for health problems, according to a new report.

Transport Topics
May 11, 2016
Business

FMCSA Aims to Improve Driver Health Without Issuing Additional Regulations

Celadon Group

Members of two federal advisory committees are considering nonregulatory ways the private medical sector can help commercial vehicle drivers improve their health.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 5, 2015