Fatigue Management - Online Program
The Michigan Center for Truck safety provides an online interactive fatigue program that lays out the complexities of driver fatigue and provides countermeasures to use in combating and overcoming fatigue. When commercial drivers are fatigued, they are at a substantially higher risk of crashes resulting in death or serious injury. Fatigue may result from; inadequate rest, sleep loss, and/or disrupted sleep, from stress, excessive physical activity, and excessive mental and/or cognitive work.
Completing the online program will:
• Establish awareness of the affects of fatigue on the driver’s ability to operate a commercial vehicle safely
• Establish awareness of the most important factors that contribute to fatigue
• Establish awareness of the most common myths about fatigue effects
• Apply knowledge of fatigue prevention and how to manage it