Shortly after the DOT announced that it would drop sleep apnea rules related to truckers and train engineers, the NTSB announced a special investigation into two train crashes it says are sleep apnea related.
These investigations, which the NTSB believes will have significant overlap, should be completed by the date of the scheduled hearing on February […]
A Federal Court has ruled that trucking companies can require employees to take a sleep apnea test based on their BMI. They decided that it was legal and nondiscriminatory to require sleep tests for drivers whose BMI was over 35.
Not a Violation of the ADA
The driver had refused to get a sleep […]
With the ongoing controversy about requiring truck drivers be tested and treated for sleep apnea, we are trying to decide who should be screened for the condition. We know for sure that people who are overweight, have large neck circumference, and a backward slanted jaw should be tested for sleep apnea […]