SmartDriver – Recognizing Signs of Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that can form and accumulate inside the closed quarters of a tractor. The gas comes from the combustion of petroleum-based fuels and is nearly impossible to detect by normal human senses. For professional truck drivers, an exhaust leak or use of a space heater in a confined area are common ways CO exposure can occur. The signs of carbon monoxide poisoning include excessive fatigue, dizziness, tightness in the chest, shortness…

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