TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 15: Health and Wellness Programs for Commercial Drivers explores health risks facing commercial truck and motorcoach drivers. The report examines the association between crash causation and functional impairments, elements of employee health and wellness programs that could be applied to commercial drivers, and existing trucking and motor coach employee health and wellness programs. In addition, the report includes several case studies on employee health and wellness programs in the truck and motorbus industries, focusing on the elements that appear to work effectively.More research should be done to identify where commercial driver health, wellness, and fitness programs fall in the safety continuum, ... A commercial Driver Health and Wellness Program Template should be developed that contains all the elements of a well-designed ... and wellness advocates should be apackageda and be made readily available for public use in the commercial driving community.
|Title||:||Health and Wellness Programs for Commercial Drivers|
|Author||:||Gerald P. Krueger|
|Publisher||:||Transportation Research Board - 2007-01-01|