Yes, following a vegan diet when working in trucking will probably require a bit more thought and effort. But the benefits of eating a healthy diet are not to be scoffed at.
Here are six safety tips truck drivers should consider during the current Covid-19 pandemic.
Around 35% of illness at work in the transport industry is attributed to issues with mental health (although that figure is likely to be higher, considering the stigma surrounding the issue).
A healthy truck driver sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? A job which requires you to sit down all day long doesn’t exactly scream health and fitness. Plenty of truck drivers experience all sorts of health issues during their years behind the wheel – and we wanted to find out which are the most common. We asked the question: ‘since being a truck driver what ailments and illnesses have you gained?’ in an online poll. Here’s what you told us: Obesity: 38% Back injuries 27% Depression and loneliness: 20% Sleep apnoea: 4.6% Diabetes: 5.3% Arthritis and deep vein thrombosis also made it onto the list as conditions truckers have to put up with as part of the day job. Just 3.5% of those questioned said that their health hadn’t been affected by driving a truck. Obesity takes the top spot, with 3...[Read More]