Truckers Health

The truck driving industry is overwhelmingly unhealthy to it’s participants.  A study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reveals, “More than half of long-haul truck drivers reported having two or more of these health conditions or unhealthy behaviors: high blood pressure, obesity, smoking, limited physical activity, high cholesterol, or fewer than 6 hours of sleep. These factors increase the chance of developing preventable, long-lasting diseases.”  With this knowledge, HTAA routinely reviews and post news articles related to Truckers health in an effort to better inform you.

CDC-Truckers Diet and Exercise Options

The CDC visited 16 truck stops across the United States and evaluated them based on a checklist to gauge how well truck stops support a healthy lifestyle for long-haul truckers. The results won’t surprise you.

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Feeling blue? It could be SAD!

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), is a common and legitimate issue in climates that experience cold weather and limited sunshine and is a contributor to Truck drivers stress and loneliness. One solution is Exercise.

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5 ways to avoid truck driver burnout

Prolonged time on the road with too few breaks, traffic headaches, poor road conditions, unhealthy dietary choices, lack of physical exercise, and pressure to keep driving to keep making money can all lead to burnout on the job.

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