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Aug 15, 2018
Could your response time be
by sleep apnea?
There have been major studies about sleep apnea and DriverCheck has been a leader in that area. Statistics have shown that people with untreated sleep apnea have slower reaction times than those without the sleep disorder and even have shown it is the same as being legally impaired. More than one third of middle-aged men and women suffer from sleep apnea and if ti isn’t you it may be the person working next to you. If a person falls asleep while in a safety sensitive position it cause serious injury. If you feel tired after a regular nights sleep then you may want to get tested and if you need programs to help test your employees then DriverCheck has a wide array of programs to help you get started. Visit www.drivercheck.ca for more information.
About the Show
The Lead Pedal Podcast aims to be a positive voice for truck drivers in the transportation industry. The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the trucking industry wanting to improve their trucking careers or businesses. What does The Lead Pedal Podcast mean? The Lead (pronounced “Led”) stands for acceleration or fast-track of your career. It is a play on words and we certainly are not here promoting speeding in the industry. We are hoping this information will help you become a professional driver faster than if you didn’t know about many of these topics.
The interviews, information, features and other items that are meant to be helpful for drivers and those in the trucking industry. We are not here to wine and complain about the industry but aim to offer positive ways to create a successful trucking career. Professional truck drivers work for good carriers, good carriers treat drivers better, and pay better, therefore having good careers. Learn more at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com
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The show include interviews and topical information relevant to those in the transportation industry. The show is published every Tuesday and is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com , ITunes, Stitcher, Tunein, iHeartradio, SoundCloud, Spotify, and other popular podcast platforms. You can learn more about Bruce Outridge and the bands behind the music of the show under the About tab.
Why not join us in the studio by watching the show on The Lead Pedal Podcast YouTube Channel. Click here to check out the channel by clicking here.
Show voice over bumpers provided by Brad Hails of the Killin’ Time Band at www.killintimeband.com . Background music provided by the Danny Thompson Band with their song Miles and Miles. Learn more about the band at www.dannythompsonband.com
The Lead Pedal Podcast is an official media sponsor for the Truck Convoy for Special Olympics, you can learn more about this special cause at www.truckconvoy.ca . The organization helps athletes with special needs raise funds for uniforms, competition, and more.
The Lead Pedal Podcast is an official media sponsor for Trucking for a Cure which helps bring awareness and raises funds in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. You can learn more about the organization at www.truckingforacure.com