TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 19: Effects of psychoactive chemicals on commercial driver health and performance: stimulants, hypnotics, nutritional, and other supplements provides information to assist the commercial transportation safety community and the FMCSA in addressing issues involving the proliferation and availability of numerous chemical substances available to and sometimes used by commercial drivers.Consequently, melatonin frequently has been referred to as our bodya#39;s natural sleeping pill (Reiter and Robinson 1995). ... asleep, deal with insomnia, sleep better, and assist in re-setting an individuala#39;s circadian clocks during work shift changes (i.e., coping with work shift lag). ... The ways in which melatonin might alter sleep still are not well-understood, and medical researchers do not agree on exactlyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Effects of Psychoactive Chemicals on Commercial Driver Health and Performance: Stimulants, Hypnotics, Nutritional, and Other Supplements|
|Author||:||Gerald P Krueger, Howard M Leaman, Gene Bergoffen, Daniel C Murray, Racquel Pickett|
|Publisher||:||Transportation Research Board - 2011|