Beijing — A regular diet of junk food may play a role in unsafe driving actions among commercial motor vehicle drivers by contributing to fatigue – a key factor in roadway collisions, results of a recent study out of China indicate.
Researchers used a sample of 389 male truck drivers from a transport company in Suzhou, China. The participants completed a food frequency questionnaire, another on fatigue, and questionnaires on driving behaviors and attitudes.
The researchers identified four patterns of diets: vegetable-rich, staple foods (carbohydrates, unrefined grains, dairy products and eggs), animal-derived (fish and poultry) and snacks (desserts, fried foods
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