The STA Networking Breakfast in Saskatoon was a great success this year. Well attended by carrier companies and affiliates alike, the networking breakfast includes an education component on key industry issues. This year, an information session with Diabetes Canada was included, with a key focus on the truck transport industry. With driver health becoming an increasingly important
conversation in the trucking industry, Diabetes Canada offered suggestions about how workplace can keep all staff healthy, whether they are in the office or in a truck. Professional truck drivers are estimated to be at a 50% higher risk of diabetes, a statistics that is grabbing the attention of the industry.