When you drive a lot, it is very easy to engage in bad habits that can take their toll on your body. Especially true for truck drivers, poor driving ergonomics can become costly and disabling.
What is ergonomics?
Ergonomics is the science that seeks to adapt working conditions to suit the worker. This is done in such a way as to not create painful working conditions or chronic repetitive motion disorders.
When it comes to driving ergonomics, medical professionals often see complaints of:
● Sore shoulders
● Stiff neck
● Foot cramps
● Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
There are several poor habits that can be corrected to help alleviate or eliminate the risk of injury from driving. Whether you have a long commute to work and home each day, or you drive cross country in a truck, these tips can help you.