Obesity is associated with the future risk of heavy truck crashes among newly recruited commercial drivers.

@article{Anderson2012ObesityIA,
  title={Obesity is associated with the future risk of heavy truck crashes among newly recruited commercial drivers.},
  author={Jon E. Anderson and Manjari Govada and Tricia K. Steffen and Chris Thorne and Vasileia Varvarigou and Stefanos N. Kales and Stephen V. Burks},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2012},
  volume={49},
  pages={378-84}
}
This study estimates the dose-response relationship between body mass index (BMI) and crash risk in operators of heavy commercial motor vehicles. Intake data were collected during the first two weeks of instruction from 744 new truck drivers training for their commercial driver's licenses at a school operated by the cooperating trucking firm. Drivers were then followed prospectively on the job using the firm's operational data for two years, or until employment separation, whichever came first… CONTINUE READING