Driver Lifestyles

Trucking Law: Adapting to sleep apnea’s most common treatment

By Overdrive Staff
Posted Aug 6th 2019 11:52AM

There are many types of sleep apnea, but obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is far and away the most common, especially among commercial drivers. OSA occurs when the muscles relax and block the airway during sleep.

Your doctor will order a sleep study if he suspects you suffer from sleep apnea. The most common OSA treatment is use of a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine and mask...