Driver rest: Topping off the tank

Driver rest: Topping off the tank

Fleets need to understand the science, operational impacts of sleep

When it comes to truck driver fatigue, fleet executives continue to try to keep up with the complicated science, with the resulting regulations and, at the end of the day, with the best practices to maximize operational efficiency and move freight given these human limitations and government requirements.

But inadequate rest isn’t just a problem for trucking. Americans are working more and are trying to cope with the resulting daytime sleepiness, according to a Sleep in Americ

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