Monthly Archives: August 2013

Fatigue Management Program Module 3 (part 3 & 4) – Truck Driver Health, Sleep and Alertness

This is a summary of the third and fourth lessons of Module 3 of the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP). This lesson analyzes the components of sleep and alertness. Lessons 3 and 4: Health and wellness is important for … Continue reading

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Fatigue Management Program Module 3 (part 2) – Components of sleep and alertness

This is a summary of the second lesson of Module 3 of the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP). This module is focused on driver education as part of a Fatigue Management Programs (FMP). Due to the length of this … Continue reading

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Hours of Service Regulations Upheld; A Decade of Court Battles Finally Over?

The Hours of Service battle in the courts has been going on for a decade. Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals in D.C. upheld the bulk of the new HOS regulations. The court wrote that “the third time’s a charm,” … Continue reading

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Fatigue Management Program Module 3 – Driver education

This is a summary of the first lesson of Module 3 of the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP). This module includes four lessons plus a summary designed to help drivers acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to fight … Continue reading

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Fatigue Management Program Module 2 – Is the truck company’s program working?

This is a summary of Module 2 of the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP). This module includes five lessons plus a summary designed to help motor carrier executives, transportation directors, and safety managers implement Fatigue Management Programs, or FMPs. … Continue reading

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Fatigue Management Module 1 – What is fatigue? Why is it important?

This is a summary of Module 1 of the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP). It explains that fatigue is decreased alertness, attention, performance, motivation and judgment accompanied by drowsiness. The difference between acute and chronic fatigue. Sleepiness is felt … Continue reading

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