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Category Archives: Truckers Health

Cooking in the Truck Summit debuting at MATS 2015

Mar
11,
2015
1

For Immediate Release. Louisville, KY Linda Caffee, Freightliner Team Run Smart Pro and Tom Kyrk founder and chief blogger for Road Tested Living, will be hosting the first Cooking in the Truck Summit. This event will be held March 26th … Continue reading

Driver health info and support for concerned truckers

Mar
4,
2015
1

As part of our concern for the growing concern of improving health within the trucking industry, AskTheTrucker will be continuing a series of health shows on AskTheTrucker “Live’. We have also aligned ourselves with many within the industry who are … Continue reading

Trucker Awareness drive for Cancer Prevention

Feb
15,
2015
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  For the last few years truck driver health has been a much greater concern for the trucking industry than it has been in the past.  As a matter of fact, the concern for better health awareness in general is … Continue reading

2013 HOS restart rule projects increase in total truck crash stats

Jan
13,
2015
2

As the Hours of Service (HOS) rule was published in the Federal Register on December 27, 2011, the trucking industry wasted no time in fighting back against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) enforcement. With an effective date of February 27, … Continue reading

NATA brings trucking issues to forefront in 2015

Dec
30,
2014
2

Like any other industry, trucking has many issues. There are those who speak about them, write about them, give advice about them and analyzes them. The list of trucking issues is a long one, but depending on who and what … Continue reading

Is Truck Driver Pay the Answer to all Issues?

Nov
22,
2014
9

Professional CDL truck drivers have seen many changes over the past several years which have had a direct effect on their job abilities. From seemingly small changes such as the abolished use of cell phones ruling in 2011 to the … Continue reading

Tim Taylor and NetworkFOB lead the way in support for Jason’s Law and Trucker Safety

Aug
6,
2014
3

Since the June 26th murder of truck driver Michael Boeglin in Detroit, much attention has been directed towards the serious lack of truck parking crisis and its direct association with truck driver fatigue and driver safety. Not only is there … Continue reading

Funding and Support for Family of Murdered Trucker Continues

Jul
23,
2014
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On June 26th 30 year old OTR trucker Michael Boeglin of Ferdinand, Ind. was shot and killed in his truck as he parked at an abandoned building waiting to pick up a load from the nearby ThyssenKrupp steel plant. The … Continue reading

Respecting the Sanctity of Sleep- Introducing the “COMMUNITY-ORIENTED” APPROACH

Jul
22,
2014
2

  By James Lamb As a former New York Department of Transportation (DOT) Motor Carrier Investigator who used to perform Federal Level Three Driver Inspections throughout New York State, I am astonished to hear stories of how local law enforcement … Continue reading

Trucker shooting rekindles plea to officials for more Safe Truck Parking

Jul
14,
2014
16

The infamous Truck Parking Shortage has once again risen its UGLY and Deadly head as yet another trucker is murdered because of inadequate safe truck parking. Insufficient Truck Parking has been a serious problem for decades, confirmed by numerous FMCSA … Continue reading

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