National Sleep Awareness Week is The Best Time To Snooze

Are you celebrating sleep? Well, you should be because National Sleep Awareness Week is here. From March 11th - 17th it’s time to celebrate sleep and all of its glory. Who doesn’t like sleep? Come on we know you all love it and it makes you feel great. That’s because getting a quality night [...]

2018-03-12T20:50:55+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Industrial, Sleep Apnea/CPAP|0 Comments

Fatigue is Dangerous

Causes and Consequences of Fatigue Michael Trufant presented this slide deck in August at the Safety + VPPPA Conference in New Orleans. The National Safety Council researched the effect of fatigue on workplace safety. An estimated 13% of workplace injuries can be attributed to fatigue! Fatigue can be especially dangerous to transportation professionals such as [...]

2018-03-13T13:44:31+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Industrial, Sleep Apnea/CPAP|0 Comments

CPAP Therapy: Your Road To Better Health

  As a trucker, you’re used to dealing with long days, bad weather, and even worse drivers, but maybe you’re not used to contending with your newly diagnosed obstructive pulmonary sleep apnea. Although you may be tempted to just ignore your new condition in the hopes that it will magically disappear on its own, [...]

2017-10-18T19:24:20+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Industrial|0 Comments

Aeroflow Industrial Gearing Up for GATS 2017

  The Aeroflow Industrial team is truckin’ to Dallas, Texas for one of the best trucking conventions in the nation: the Great American Trucking Show! Over 50,000 guests are set to attend the event, which features 554 exhibits on everything related to the trucking industry. Aeroflow Industrial team is excited to have a [...]

2017-10-18T19:35:35+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Industrial|0 Comments

43% of Americans Admit to Risk-Raising Fatigue

A new study published by the National Safety Council found that 43% of Americans aren’t getting the sleep they need to avoid safety risks at work and while driving. In many cases, it isn't trouble falling asleep or the light from your iPhone keeping you awake. The real culprit? Fatigue. The Results The survey [...]

2017-08-07T20:15:41+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Industrial|0 Comments

Supreme Court Sleep Apnea Ruling, Looking to the Future of Sleep Testing

On April 3, The U.S Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal filed by a former driver against the Nebraska-based Crete Carrier Corporation. The decision ruled in favor of Crete, one of the largest privately-owned trucking companies in the nation, saying that the company did not break any laws by requiring their drivers of [...]

2017-07-10T13:05:46+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Industrial|0 Comments

Natural Sleep Aids for Truckers

Sleep can often be a scarce commodity on the road for a truck driver. With long hours that often require overnight travel, many truckers find sleep elusive and may be tempted to reach for sleeping medications to get a bit of shuteye. But before you reach for any medication, consider these natural alternatives for [...]

2017-07-10T14:45:42+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Industrial|0 Comments

Avoiding Distracted Driving on the Road

Choosing to be a truck driver comes with a load of responsibilities — one of which is paying attention to rules and regulations that help to protect not just your life, but the lives of other drivers, passengers, and pedestrians who share the road with you. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has [...]

2017-07-10T14:59:47+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Industrial|0 Comments

Untreated Sleep Apnea May Lead to Higher Crash Risk

As a truck driver, have you ever had the experience of slamming back coffees or turning your AC on full blast just to stay awake while you’re driving? You might think your sleepiness is just normal fatigue, but you may be surprised to discover your daytime drowsiness is actually due to untreated sleep apnea. [...]

2017-07-10T15:01:37+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Industrial|0 Comments