Posts Tagged ‘Sleep’

Study backs HOS restart provisions…sort of

Posted on: February 7th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

The FMCSA recently released the results of a study that, on the surface, supports the provisions of the 34-hour restart in the new HOS rules. [...]


Apnea Gets Formal

Posted on: October 11th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

House & Senate Pass Apnea Regulation Bill Unanimously Although the FMCSA has already stated its intent to use the formal rulemaking process to address the [...]


Not So Fast On Apnea Regs

Posted on: October 4th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

FMCSA Shifts Gears To Formal Rulemaking Process On Apnea    Last month, it looked as though the FMCSA was about to address sleep apnea through its [...]


Sleep Apnea and the ADA

Posted on: August 29th, 2013 by derek No Comments

I’m not a big city boy and one time as a little boy, my great uncle shot a bear and cooked some of it up. [...]


Truck Drivers: A New Field for Fine Art

Posted on: August 22nd, 2013 by Chelsea Tucker 1 Comment

More than likely, you wouldn’t journey into the Metropolitan Museum of Art looking for canvas drawings of a Peterbilt 379 or the Louvre to find [...]


Driving With Sleep Apnea & CPAP

Posted on: July 25th, 2013 by derek 1 Comment

Heard about the new corduroy pillows and sleeper sheets for drivers? No? They’re making headlines everywhere. I typically write about DAC and PSP reports, MVRs, [...]


Commercial Drivers and Sleep Apnea

Posted on: June 27th, 2013 by derek No Comments

In the last article, I wrote about how OTR drivers make consequential decisions every day, described how bad the lack of sleep can negatively affect [...]


My own sleep apnea experience

Posted on: June 20th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

Decades before the whole issue of sleep apnea appeared, I used to listen to my father snore when he napped. He snored really loudly, and [...]


Commercial Drivers, Decision Making, and Sleep

Posted on: May 28th, 2013 by derek No Comments

One of the things that greatly negatively affects decision making is a lack of sleep. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are [...]