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Fatigue a Serious Concern Among Transportation Employers

Fatigue a Serious Concern Among Transportation Employers

From FreightWaves Do you have a fleet of tired truck drivers? That’s a big concern based on a new survey by the National Safety Council (NSC) that found 97% of transportation (covering trucking, rail, air and other transportation-related companies) employers are worried about employee fatigue. NSC notes that the results of the survey are not necessarily indicative of a widespread problem. For instance, 38% of transportation employers said they found an employee asleep on the job, but that percentage includes any employer who reported even a single employee asleep on the job. Still the survey’s findings back up what safety-conscience companies like SmartDrive have found in their research. And the number of transportation companies concerned about fatigue is reason to take action. “SmartDrive’s own research finds that fatigue is a large problem in the transportation industry. In fact, one of our studies of the trucking industry found that collision drivers are 61% more[Read More…]

October 2, 2018 - 2:44 pm Closing Bell Story, Energy News, Oilfield Services