We asked. You said.
Managing stress on the road can be one of the most challenging parts about being a professional truck driver. So, we asked our Dot drivers how they manage their stress on the road. Here’s what they had to say:
How Dot Drivers Reduce Their Stress on the Road
“Time management. We should all use it more [to reduce our stress on the road].”
Oklahoma Customer Delivery Specialist (CDS)
Tennessee No-Touch Freight Driver
“Listen to Audible books.”
“Vent frustrations to friends and family.”
“Get my truck to a safe spot, get out, leave my phone in the cab, and just relax for a bit.”
Delaware CDS Driver Trainer
“I listen to the KLove radio station.”
“Read my bible.”
Joseph Van Hove
Mt. Sterling Local No-Touch Driver
Mental Health Resources for Dot & DTI Employees
Still struggling when out on the road? Check out these mental health resources that are included in Dot’s health insurance.