Truck drivers are the backbone of our country’s economic system. Without them, consumers wouldn’t have access to the items they need, and corporations would be unable to provide their customers with the right products at the right time. However, as crucial as the trucker lifestyle is, far too often, truck driver health is overlooked. Lily Transportation is working to change that.
Promoting health and wellness in our drivers is one of the many things we strive toward. Our drivers aren’t just the core of who we are as a company; they’re our family as well. Here are four of the ways that Lily Transportation promotes and prioritizes the health of its truck drivers:
Promoting Trucker Health From the Very Beginning
The Department of Transportation (DOT) requires each truck driver to take a physical as part of their commercial driver’s license (CDL) qualification (and then again every two years). Here at Lily Transportation, we want our drivers to be as healthy as they can be. Whenever we take on a new driver—even if they’re already CDL-certified—we have them take an additional DOT physical to ensure they’re ready for the open road from the very beginning of their time with Lily.
These DOT physicals cover a wide variety of issues—the full list can be found on the Medical Examination Report Form provided by the (FMSCA). Ultimately, though, they ensure that each driver can perform as well as they possibly can on the open road.
Benefits that Promote Healthy Living
As a member of the Lily team, you’ll not only be part of the country’s top dedicated carriers, you’ll also be a part of the family. We want to help you stay as healthy and productive as possible, which is why we offer our drivers a wealth of benefits to keep them in tip-top shape. Some of these benefits include:
- Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical and Dental Insurance
- Paid Holiday and Vacation Time
- Matching 401K
- Safety Bonuses
- Health and Wellness Programs
- Cell Phone Allowance
- 24 Hours Dispatch
Our employees also have special access to ahealthyme.com, which provides drivers with a variety of resources and self-paced wellness programs to help them live their best lives.
Truck Driver Health and Safety Programs
Safety is, and always will be, our top priority as a company. Not only do we equip our drivers with the highest quality equipment, but we also provide a comprehensive Driver Safety Program to keep their skills and expertise up-to-date. Our program covers safe operating practices as well as a curated selection of onboard safety equipment in each of our vehicles.
Programs like this not only ensure that we prioritize truck driver safety, but also helps to guarantee the continued trust and safety of our drivers, clients, and community.
Leading by Example
Promoting truck driver health is a fundamental part of our mission at Lily Transportation. We’re committed to equipping our drivers with the tools they need to live healthy, well-rounded lives both on-and-off the road. Our commitment goes all the way to the top of the company as well, as our Executive Team who are firm believes in eating clean, promoting health and wellness, and exercising whenever possible.
There are countless ways to promote better truck driver health, and Lily Transportation is proud to contribute to the betterment of its drivers in any way it can. To learn more about career options at Lily, please give us a call at 800-248-LILY (5459) or visit our website lily.com/jobs. We can’t wait to hear from you!