In commercial trucking, sleep apnea fears compound a growing driver shortage, says Business Examiner.

“The medical registry is really a good thing, because it will give a lot more consistency to the drivers’ physicals,” said Southards. “I think that it will help, not just the driving part, but also drivers’ quality of life if they find out they have sleep apnea or anything else. But it is an added hassle, and for some people, it’s enough.