4: In Convoy: Lyndal Denny

Brought to you by Health in Gear, the Share the Load series will reveal…

4: In Convoy: Lyndal Denny

Brought to you by Health in Gear, the Share the Load series will reveal stories of Australian truck drivers. The stories will promote connection, discuss key industry issues and challenges, and inspire ideas from drivers, for drivers on ways to feel healthier and happier while on the road.
Today Frank chats with Lyndal Denny, Lyndal is the force behind Women in Trucking Australia which encourages women to explore careers in the heavy vehicle sector.
Lyndal and Frank chat about the challenges she has faced keeping her health and wellbeing in check when she is out on the road.
Health in Gear considers the many challenges faced by drivers and offers simple, evidence-based actions designed to support drivers. The initiative aims to get drivers thinking about how small actions can make a big difference, helping them be as well as possible while keeping the wheels turning!
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