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Our goal is to provide you with health and wellness information targeted towards commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers’ unique needs. We encourage you to explore the information within the Driving Healthy resources, to interact with other drivers on our Facebook and Twitter pages, and to share CMV-specific health related information. Our hope is that you will find this site, and the opportunities for discussion with others that it fosters, a useful resource for your health-related needs.

The site was developed by the Center for Truck and Bus Safety at the at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) with initial support from the National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence. The content found within this site is edited by members of VTTI’s Center for Public Policy, Partnerships, and Outreach. VTTI conducts research to save lives, save time, save money and protect the environment. Researchers and students from multiple fields are developing the techniques and technologies to solve transportation challenges from vehicular, driver, infrastructure and environmental perspectives. One of seven elite research institutes created by Virginia Tech to answer national challenges, VTTI has effected significant change in public policies for driver, passenger and pedestrian safety and has advanced the design of vehicles and infrastructure to increase safety and reduce environmental impact.

VTTI is currently the second largest U.S. university-affiliated transportation institute. The Institute employs nearly 400 faculty, staff and students and currently has more than $33 million in sponsored program research expenditures. VTTI annually supports an average of more than 100 undergraduate and graduate students and produces more than 140 publications per year.


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