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Driver wellbeing: Why it is good to talk about mental health
Last year, mental health charity Mind revealed 30% of work-related illness in the transport and logistics sector is due to stress, depression, and anxiety. And 1 in 4 HGV drivers will experience mental health issues at some point throughout the year.
Yet talking about mental health can be a struggle for many people, so if you want someone to talk to or perhaps you know someone who could use the help, here are some support networks:
Supporting national road safety
We’re proud to be supporting the Driving Better Mental Health Campaign in Logistics; a nationwide tour of the Battling Suicide Bus encouraging people to play a short game of 5asideCHESS as a way of reaching out to combat loneliness and isolation, particularly in commercial drivers.
15 November 2022