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Key Issues in Trucking and Sleep Apnea: Thoughts From an Expert Driver About CPAP Recalls, Medical Exam Requirements, and More
Bob Stanton is a long-haul, over-the-road (OTR) truck driver with almost 20 years of experience under his belt. He is an active member of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and is the Co-coordinator of Truckers For A Cause, a patient support group for truck drivers under treatment for sleep apnea. Since being diagnosed with sleep apnea in 2002, Bob has been a passionate advocate for other truckers struggling with the same issues. Recently, Bob joined the staff of Dedicated Sleep Health and Wellness as a Referral Coordinator to continue his passion in a professional capacity.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
- What has changed for truck drivers in light of the COVID-19 pandemic?
- Bob Stanton discusses the impact of the latest major recall for CPAP machines
- Understanding the complications surrounding healthcare for most truck drivers
- Bob’s sleep apnea diagnosis and the uncertain criteria of the Department of Transportation medical exams
- How to educate more people about adopting CPAP machines
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