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Category Archives: Truckers Health

Trucking Members and Organizations join forces with Missing Truck Driver Alert Network

Jul
22,
2013
2

It’s been almost a year and a half since the Missing Truck Driver Alert Network was founded and organized. The network is a helpful source for family members, aiding in the location of their loved ones who have been officially … Continue reading

Trucking Community called to support Missing Truck Driver Alert Network

Jul
9,
2013
3

It’s been over a year since missing truck driver Mark Williams was found deceased in his truck at a truck stop in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Feb 4th 2012. Mark had only been missing for 2 days when he was eventually … Continue reading

Trucking Social Media Speaker Jeff Barker

May
19,
2013
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One of the key speakers this year presenting at the 2013 Trucking Social Media Convention will be Jeff Barker; professional driver, columnist, health advocate, and outdoor enthusiast. Jeff will have the task of addressing the topic this year, Truck Driver … Continue reading

National Truck Parking Survey

May
14,
2013
4

A National Truck Parking Survey headed by the original crusader for Jason’s Law, Hope Rivenburg, is underway, measuring and interpreting data collected from Professional Truck Drivers regarding the availability of Safe Truck Parking. The results of this study will be … Continue reading

Cry for Argentina

Apr
2,
2013
0

As truck driver health has been one of our main topics lately, my research led me back to the news of the Monsanto Corporation from my past post: The Killing Fields of Monsanto. Most recently, Mr. Obama signed the Monsanto … Continue reading

Blood Sugar Levels: Trucking Through the Confusion

Dec
27,
2012
3

As the trucking industry continues to lure new drivers into the vocation with promises of high pay and an exciting career, the fact remains that with a pitiful average annual salary of just $38,000 and fourteen hour work days, a … Continue reading

Truck Stop Electrification Survey Analysis

Dec
12,
2012
1

A recently conducted survey through Trucking Social Media was performed of driver attitudes in regard to truck stop electrification. The survey was a result from a previous Truth About Trucking “LIVE” broadcast, Idling Alternatives for the Trucking Industry. The program … Continue reading

Scheduling for National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners

Dec
3,
2012
1

Today, December 3, 2012, PSI Services LLC (PSI), FMCSA’s first approved test delivery organization, begins on-line scheduling for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners certification test. The first available date to sit for the exam will be December 17, … Continue reading

EOBRs mandate still has issues

Nov
14,
2012
1

By: Allen Smith Anne Ferro, Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), has made the agency’s commitment to the EOBR rulemaking very clear by stating, “It is definitely on the way.” Professional truck drivers who oppose any such … Continue reading

Top Tips for Falling Asleep Near Busy Roads

Sep
26,
2012
1

By: Sam Fisher Getting a good night’s sleep is a priority for many people, but most people tend to sleep in familiar surroundings where getting to sleep is little trouble. The opposite can be said of truckers. Pulling in at … Continue reading

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