About us

Healthy Transportation Foundation (HTF) is 501(c) (3) non-profit organization founded in 2014 that seeks Federal, State and Philanthropic funding to assist with research, driver health and wellness awareness and lifestyle change program (LCP) subsidy to participating Fleets and drivers. Please see IRS Determination Letter

our mission

For 25 years we have been abdicating improving professional driver health is vital for the longevity of the trucking industry, and for the safety of all road users. We are redoubling our efforts on prevention, education and early detection of chronic diseases, with broader initiatives to give long-haul truck drivers and supporting staff free health coach assistance and lifestyle change programs for a number of chronic disorders.

just the facts

Liver Disease

Over 47%

Today, there is a pressing need for strategies to help keep professional drivers and other transport workers at peak health so they can remain productive and stay safe behind the wheel. 

Obesity

Over 60%

This lifestyle often manifests itself in poor diets, with many truckers often eating pre-packaged meals in the cabs of their trucks or at fast food restaurants along their routes.

diabetes

Over 60%

Professional Drivers experience a high prevalence of metabolic syndrome with associated diseases and conditions spanning obesity, pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes, vision loss, liver health, sleep apnea and related metabolic conditions.

hypertension

Over 50%

Professional Drivers with hypertension are at great risk for receiving a 3 month certification, not to mention the risk of increasing exposure to heart disease,  Vision loss, Confusion and Tiredness.

FLEETS NEAR YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A LOCAL CME! REGISTER HERE!

If your a licensed medical examiner listed on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) National Registry, we would like to hear from you.

HTF has partnered with fleets around the country and with the CDC for our Shift Into Better Health campaign to support the health of America’s Professional Drivers.   HTF is looking for Certified Medical Examiners in local communities nationwide that are interested in playing a broader role in the health of professional drivers.  The more you share about your professional interests, the more we can communicate those to Fleets who can recommend your services as well as provide educational resources to support your practice.

CME’s that complete registration will be added to our preferred registry of active physicians.  We are distributing this registry to fleets all over the country.

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Truckers Confront Risk Factors for Diabetes

“What was really sad for me as a physician was when the poor patient was in the position of having to choose between his health and making a living.” said Larry Wofe, retired Medical Doctor. Jon Slaughter, CEO of Healthy Trucking of America says, “Obesity is the gateway to more severe chronic diseases. Becoming symptomatic to Type 2 Diabetes can be reversed, however a sedentary and stressful profession like trucking doesn’t help.”

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PROGRAMS

Healthy Transporation Foundation submits for Federal, State & Philanthropic Grants to help subsidize Healthy & Wellness programs for Professional Drivers.  We also provide FREE Health Coaching services provided by  Healthy Trucking of America and continue to raise awareness of the health concerns of the American Professional Driver with the FMCSA.

get your free roi

Worried about what a DPP program cost to implement? We got you covered. We look at cost savings derived from driver retention for instance. Not to mention the cost of replacing a driver. Click below to get your FREE ROI Analysis report created by HTA for the Transportation industry. You will see how little it may cost, and what you’re true return is. A fleet cannot ignore this effective driver retention program that is guaranteed to produce results.   

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PROVIDING FLEETS WITH SOLUTIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS

WellSpark Health and HTF are helping fleets retain Professional Drivers in the transportation industry by reducing and managing their risk of type 2 diabetes through a highly custom digital diabetes program, tailored specifically for them.

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