Portable Sleep Diagnostic Testing – Watch-PAT

Portable/home sleep testing allows the driver to sleep at home or in their trucks while being tested. PPD offers nationwide portable sleep testing, allowing us to be where the carrier needs us to be. PPD dedicated itself to a careful pilot of hundreds of portable sleep tests in the commercial driving population assuring its success.   […]

Portable diagnostic devices for identifying Obstructive Sleep Apnea among commercial motor vehicle drivers

Now offering portable diagnostic testing for sleep apnea! For detailed information, see the article on Portable diagnostic devices for identifying obstructive sleep apnea among commercial motor vehicle drivers: considerations and unanswered questions in PMC – a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). Read […]

CTA, OSA Canada Launch Sleep Apnea Screening and Treatment Pilot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Canadian Trucking Alliance News Release Media contact: Deanna Pagnan, Director of Policy & Government Relations (416) 249-7401 x 247, Deanna.Pagnan@ontruck.org CTA, OSA Canada Launch Sleep Apnea Screening and Treatment Pilot Unique, full service program provides fleet solutions and better quality of life to drivers (OTTAWA, May 28, 2012) – The Canadian Trucking […]

How Sleep Apnea Impacts the Commercial Trucking Industry

According to the FMCSA, it is estimated that sleep apnea affects 28% of all commercial drivers (approximately 1.8 million drivers). Untreated, sleep apnea contributes to hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease – conditions that represent three of the most costly health expenditures among commercial drivers. Poor sleep quality from untreated sleep apnea can also lead to […]