Truck driving is among the deadliest professions in America. In 2015, 745 heavy and tractor-trailer drivers died in accidents or from other causes, more than any other occupation in the country.
Health issues, like the disproportionate percentage of long-haul drivers dealing with obesity, are chasing truck drivers out of the industry.
Truckers in participating companies can sign up to get free health evaluations and participate in wellness programs for prizes.
Without question, truckers need a new solution to the constant lower-back pain that plagues so many who spend long hours on the road, and Daimler Trucks is aiming to solve this problem with the help of virtual tools.