Sleep apnoea hits up to half of all truck drivers
30th Jan 13
AN inquest has heard that up to half of all heavy-truck drivers suffer from sleep apnoea, a condition blamed for causing a Victorian truckie to fall asleep at the wheel before a fatal head-on collision.
The inquest in Sydney today into the death of Nathan Zanuso, 27, in the crash heard that two different studies showed one in two truck drivers suffered from sleep apnoea.
Two experts gave evidence that the condition was prevalent but heavily under-reported among drivers in the industry.
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