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What others think: Keep truck drivers safe

Published 07/30/2008, The Jamestown Sun

If unfit airline pilots routinely were blacking out at the controls, the FAA would do something about it. And if that didn’t happen, Congress would step in. Luckily, airline pilots aren’t blacking out in this way. But too many truck drivers are: “Tractor-trailer and bus drivers in the United States have suffered seizures, heart attacks or unconscious spells behind the wheel that led to deadly crashes on highways,” The Associated Press reported.

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