Lytx: waste drivers’ drowsiness linked to football
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%.
Drivers paying steep price for apnea tests
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.