driver health and wellness
Government, Business

Federal Agency in Design Phase of Long-Term Research on Truck Driver Health

A health professional checks a driver’s heart and lungs during a medical exam. Shutterstock

WASHINGTON — A federal research agency that focuses on the study of worker safety and health is in the design stages of a major longitudinal study to track changes in longhaul truck drivers’ health status and the factors associated with those changes.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
January 16, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Top Driver Complaints: Rude Staff, Pay, Intrusive In-Cab Technology, Analysts Say

Unhappy truck driver Getty Images

Fleet drivers have issues with their carrier’s staff, the company’s approach to equipment and maintenance, technology in their cabs and feel that they have little control over their work, according to WorkHound, the Chattanooga, Tenn.-based provider of a smartphone-based system that allows truck drivers to anonymously discuss concerns they have with their employers.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
December 6, 2017

Opinion: Recruiting, Retaining Drivers: It’s Not Them, It’s You

If you have a driver turnover problem and can’t keep drivers, especially new ones, and can’t attract new, qualified drivers, regardless of what you try or the money you throw at the problem, what you’re doing is not working. But why?

Norris Beren | Chief Executive Advisor, Risk Reward Consulting
November 13, 2017

Wellness Coaches USA on Driver Health and Wellness

Austin Zuerlein and Gene McGuire of Wellness Coaches USA talk to TT's Neil Abt about drivers health and wellness programs. A segment of this full interview played during our May 18 LiveOnWeb program on Driver Health and Wellness from A to Zzzzz. Watch the replay at

May 18, 2016