Resources – Long-Haul Truck Drivers
Fact sheet on safety concerns of older drivers.
Crash prevention factors and special topics.
Infographic that presents the health-related results from the 2014 studyexternal icon.
A review of research reports that examine the associations between long working hours and illnesses, injuries, health behaviors, and performance.
Information on the health and safety effects of shiftwork.
A report from a conference held in April 2003 at Wayne State University to discuss the occupational safety and health of commercial motor vehicle drivers.
This brochure highlights the importance of sleep for safety and health and gives suggestions for improving sleep.
These postcards can be used to raise awareness about sleep health. The Sleep is Important for the Long Haul postcard is 4.25 × 5.5 inches (standard size). These postcards can be printed 4 cards per sheet (8.5 × 11 inches). We recommend using perforated postcard paper or card stock.
An educational video on work stress discusses work organization factors and interventions.
Information on a NIOSH study that measured the body dimensions of truck drivers. This data was shared with the trucking industry to help design safer and more comfortable truck cabs.
Related NIOSH Topics
Related NIOSH Science Blogs
- Long-Haul Truck Driver Health Survey Results
- Sleep and Work
- Thank You Truck Drivers!
- Truck Driver Safety and Health
NIOSHTIC-2 Search Results on Long-haul Truck Drivers
NIOSHTIC-2 is a searchable bibliographic database of occupational safety and health publications, documents, grant reports, and journal articles supported in whole or in part by NIOSH.
Information on how Body Mass Index (BMI) is calculated and is used to identify possible weight problems for adults.
Information on how diabetes is diagnosed, prevented, and treated, as well as tips on healthy eating and exercise.
Information on different types of heart disease and conditions, including how they are diagnosed, prevented, and treated.
Information on regulatory and voluntary programs for reducing injuries, fatalities, and crashes associated with large trucks and buses.
Information on finding a certified medical examiner, required forms, and frequently asked questions about driver medical requirements.
Information on how to develop a corporate culture that facilitates reduced driver fatigue and resources on fatigue management education.
Information on trucker illnesses and injuries, including statistics.
This current research study is on driver safety and health.
This project identifies risk factors for worker injury and works with the industry to create and share prevention strategies. TIRES is supported in part by federal funding from NIOSH.