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Driving Health Report 8: Determinants of Australian truck driver physical and mental health and driving performance: Findings from the telephone survey

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posted on 10.09.2021, 02:29 by Ting Xia, Caryn Van VredenCaryn Van Vreden, Elizabeth Pritchard, Sharon Newnam, Shantha M. W. Rajaratnam, Dan I. Lubman, Alex Collie, Abilio de Almeida Neto, Ross Iles
This report, the eighth in the Driving Health study, presents findings from in depth telephone survey of Australian truck drivers in order to:
This report, the sixth in the Driving Health study, presents findings from an online national survey of Australian truck drivers in order to:
1. Gather detailed information on the prevalence of risk factors for drivers in the personal, occupational, workplace environment, regulatory, lifestyle and health domains.
2. Examine the role of determinants from personal, occupational, workplace environment, regulatory, lifestyle and health risk domains in truck driver physical health, mental health and driving performance.
3. Identify potential avenues for intervention to improve the health of Australian truck drivers.

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NHMRC Partnership Project Grant GNT1169395

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