No one ever said being a commercial truck driver is easy.
There’s all that time on the road, all that time away from family, all those fast-food meals devoured as drivers sit in the cab of their rig. Drivers often sleep in the truck alongside the road.
There have been suggestions made to help truck drivers with their mental fitness to counter those thousands of hours and miles traveled. Improving their fitness ultimately should improve their driving.
For drivers, it starts with getting their brains in shape. Mental sharpness falls off when people aren’t challenging their minds with new thoughts. That would be easy for long-haul drivers whose routine consists of looking at mile markers.
Just how can drivers keep their brains sharp?
There are several tactics drivers can utilize. They include:
Truck drivers easily could fall into a daze on the road, their minds drifting off and losing focus. That might result in a big accident that injures other drivers. These suggested exercises could help to keep the brain sharp and the driver crash-free.