At www.TaxExcise.com we know that truckers are the mainstay of America, they transport almost all basic necessities such as food, clothes to medicine and electronics. If you’ve got it, then a trucker brought it!
Trucking is a major source of employment with over 8 million people working in trucking related jobs to over 3.5 million truck drivers, the total revenue brought in keeps increasing at a phenomenal rate with over 800 billion a year. As this figure keeps increasing it also does bring about new rules and limitations on certain regulations.
Trucking is one such industry does not have any age bar. Adults to senior citizens possess the right to serve America by delivering goods and services across the country. Though it involves lot of courage and dedication to be a part of the industry, every year there are new Truckers joining in the league. We do know that there is no timings, food supply or regular sleep patterns followed because the work demands varies each and every day. By following such a routine of lifestyle, there are high chances for developing various disorders which will ruin your support system.
Among the disorders, Sleep Apnea is one such sleep disorder that causes brief but frequent breathing interruptions while sleeping. The pauses can last for 10 seconds or more and is lightly to occur for than 400 times in a night. Almost one third of Commercial Truck Drivers i.e. around 28% are suffering from sleep apnea. Continue reading →