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DOT CPAP Compliance And What You Need To Know

Many truck drivers are concerned about DOT CPAP compliance and what it means for their driving careers if they’re diagnosed with sleep apnea. Some fear losing their CDL, but the DOT isn’t trying to keep drivers off of the road. Instead, they recommend assessing your risk for sleep apnea to be tested and treated for [Read More….]

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Are You Prepared For Operation Safe Driver Week?

Honk if you love safety, because Operation Safe Driver Week is here! Truckers all across the nation will be evaluated for their driving practices from July 15th to July 21! But what if truck drivers are unsafe because they’re exhausted due to sleep apnea? We know that drivers all across the nation take safety for [Read More….]

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Supreme Court Sleep Apnea Ruling, Looking to the Future of Sleep Testing

On April 3, The U.S Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal filed by a former driver against the Nebraska-based Crete Carrier Corporation. The decision ruled in favor of Crete, one of the largest privately-owned trucking companies in the nation, saying that the company did not break any laws by requiring their drivers of certain [Read More….]

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Natural Sleep Aids for Truckers

Sleep can often be a scarce commodity on the road for a truck driver. With long hours that often require overnight travel, many truckers find sleep elusive and may be tempted to reach for sleeping medications to get a bit of shuteye. But before you reach for any medication, consider these natural alternatives for a [Read More….]

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Avoiding Distracted Driving on the Road

Choosing to be a truck driver comes with a load of responsibilities — one of which is paying attention to rules and regulations that help to protect not just your life, but the lives of other drivers, passengers, and pedestrians who share the road with you. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has a [Read More….]

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Untreated Sleep Apnea May Lead to Higher Crash Risk

As a truck driver, have you ever had the experience of slamming back coffees or turning your AC on full blast just to stay awake while you’re driving? You might think your sleepiness is just normal fatigue, but you may be surprised to discover your daytime drowsiness is actually due to untreated sleep apnea. Keep [Read More….]

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Use a CPAP Pillow for Sleeping While Traveling

When the time has come for you to lay down and get some sleep, your comfort is of the utmost importance. A CPAP mask and machine can make it a bit more challenging to get comfortable – although finding a perfect sleeping position is not impossible. If you are adding a little travel to your [Read More….]

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How to Charge Your CPAP Machine on the Road

When you’re a long haul trucker, you don’t want to let your travel plans interfere with your CPAP therapy. But you may be wondering how you’re supposed to charge your machine on the road. Keep reading to discover the simple solution to charging your CPAP machine without ever getting out of your vehicle. Consider a [Read More….]

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5 Ways to Keep Your CPAP Mask on All Night Long

Even though you know CPAP therapy is important for treating your sleep apnea, it seems like every time you try and use your CPAP mask, you end up taking it off while you’re asleep! Try these five tips for keeping your CPAP mask on all night long. Are You Under Pressure? Sometimes pulling your mask [Read More….]

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Sleep Tips for Long Distance Truckers

If you are a long distance trucker, you probably know the struggle of trying to get a good night’s sleep with the odds against you on a regular basis. Almost every sense is being affected in one way or another when you’re on the road so much, and this constant stimulation can result in having [Read More….]

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