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IN PRINT — Sleep Well: Researchers focusing on driver sleep

December 20, 2017 by John Smith

TORONTO, ON — For most people, the time-honored New Year’s resolution to get healthier will be toast by mid-February. But if you’re determined to focus on health and wellness in 2018, experts say you should sleep on it.

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Lytx: waste drivers’ drowsiness linked to football

August 23, 2017 by elizabeth

SAN DIEGO, CA – Sunday night football may be bringing the Monday morning blues to drivers.
A four-year data analysis by Lytx, a telematics provider, found incidents due to drowsiness increased by 53% for waste truck drivers from August to November, annually. For Mondays and Tuesdays that number rose to 78%.

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Drivers paying steep price for apnea tests

May 26, 2016 by John Smith

ARLINGTON, VA – Truck drivers are paying a real price for the screening and treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apena (OSA), a condition that obstructs breathing patterns and can wake sufferers hundreds of times per night, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has found. The review of more than 800 commercial drivers quantifies costs and other impacts of driver screening for the first time.

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Lack of sleep involved in 80% of highway deaths, says expert

May 25, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

ABBOTSFORD, BC – The days of pulling all-nighters to earn bragging rights should be a thing of the past, says a sleep expert who addressed attendees at the 2016 Truxpo trade show last week in British Columbia.

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Fresh Thinking on Driver Fatigue

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

We’ll be hearing more about fatigue management in the future. I hope.

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Drivers! Earn $$$ in your Spare Time! Really.

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

BALTIMORE — A team of researchers sponsored by Transport Canada and the FMCSA is looking for drivers willing to get paid to participate in a sleep study.