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Fighting depression among truckers

September 2, 2022

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Trucking is a notoriously lonely job, and the levels of depression among the workforce reflect that. Dr. Mona Shattell of the University of Central Florida College of Nursing wants to help. Her research focuses on the mental health of vulnerable populations, including long-haul truckers. She’ll tell us what she’s learned over the years – and provides some ideas for getting people the help they need.


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Trucking is a notoriously lonely job, and the levels of depression among the workforce reflect that. Dr. Mona Shattell of the University of Central Florida College of Nursing wants to help. Also, the trucking industry is becoming more diverse. We recently spoke with the North American Punjabi Trucking Association about how it got start and how its working to bring awareness to the growing number of Punjabi truck drivers. And Marty Ellis takes safety very seriously. And that’s why a recent event in the news has him ready to issue a warning to truckers who roll far too fast through truck stops.


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Raising awareness of Punjabi truckers

The trucking industry is becoming more diverse. We recently spoke with the North American Punjabi Trucking Association about how it got start and how its working to bring awareness to the growing number of Punjabi truck drivers.


Too fast in the parking lot

Marty Ellis takes safety very seriously. And that’s why a recent event in the news has him ready to issue a warning to truckers who roll far too fast through truck stops.


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