Truck Cab Environment: The View From The Trucking Managers' Perspective 810221
Considerable attention is being focused on the short and long term effects of driving on truck drivers. The effects of the cab environment, its temperature control, its size, its integrity, and its ride and handling quality are subjects of interest. The motor carrier industry views these matters differently from other concerned parties. This perspective is explained in general terms in this paper. Gaps in the knowledge concerning drivers are mentioned and a systematic research program is suggested to encompass the total driver/vehicle package.