Tag: Driver fitness

Engen Driver Wellness back in the spotlight this Transport Month

Engen Driver Wellness back in the spotlight this Transport Month

Engen Driver Wellness again takes the front seat this October, ensuring that truck driver health and wellness, and road safety in general is prioritised. In partnership with Trucking Wellness, Engen Driver Wellness will offer free voluntary health screenings to all commercial truck drivers at 20 sites across 7 provinces of […]

Driver wellness testing at the Mossel Bay Taxi Rank

Driver wellness testing at the Mossel Bay Taxi Rank

Today the #RAFDriverWellnessBus is at the Mossel Bay Taxi Rank. We are testing drivers for blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, iron and also conducting eye tests. We are also assisting with claim status checks. Drivers detected to have any illnesses are issued referral letters and those with poor eyesight receive driving […]

Hollard truck-stop partnership puts drivers’ well-being first

Hollard truck-stop partnership puts drivers’ well-being first

Truck drivers are vulnerable to considerable cardiovascular and other risk factors, exacerbated by a sedentary lifestyle, limited access to healthy food at rest stops, and sleep disruption. Their frequency of being overweight or obese is also double that seen in the general population. This is according to a study of […]