Asleep At the Wheel: Safety pays (Seg. 2)

Asleep At the Wheel: Safety pays (Seg. 2)

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by STUART WATSON / NewsChannel 36 Staff

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WCNC.com

Posted on December 14, 2011 at 6:46 PM

Updated Wednesday, Dec 14 at 6:57 PM

One trucking company – Schneider National – has led the way in screening and treating more than two thousand drivers for sleep apnea. The move paid off in ways the company did not imagine – with fewer crashes, lower health insurance costs and increased driver retention.

Company leaders say it offers a scalable solution for other transportation companies concerned with keeping drivers safe.

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