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Tag Archives: truck driver health

Improving Trucker “Gut Instinct”

Jun
22,
2016
1

Improving Trucker “Gut Instinct” Gut Instinct: Transform your life and health with the power of your gut So many drivers endure the numerous sacrifices of over the road trucking. Their lives include living for days, weeks, and sometimes months in … Continue reading

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FMCSA Introduces Driver Wellness Programs

Oct
1,
2015
5

by Elaine Papp Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Driver Wellness Programs So, what is it all about? The FMCSA, a regulatory agency, is talking about wellness for truckers?? HMMM — should drivers be worried? Why is FMCSA doing … Continue reading

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Health Insurance- How expensive is it?

Sep
25,
2015
0

  One of the most well known sayings is, “If you don’t have your health, you don’t have anything” Before you go on reading the rest of this article, think about that for a moment.  Do you believe it? During … Continue reading

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Telemedicine offers truckers access to medical care 24/7

May
26,
2015
1

For many, the trucking lifestyle is difficult enough, but when a driver is faced with an illness or sickness on the road, the difficulties can become much more serious. I remember years back when I became extremely ill while miles … Continue reading

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Neglected 20 Year Old Semi arrives at MATS PKY area promoting driver health

Mar
17,
2015
0

For Immediate Release. Louisville, KY At  the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) this year, there will be a different kind of truck among the country’s premier truck beauty show ! Among these shined and polished working show trucks, will be the … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Healthy Living while Trucking

Jun
19,
2012
1

The combination of various career related health issues and possible DOT regulations ( including BMI) has created an increased awareness for professional drivers regarding their health.  The need expands far greater than our jobs, it is becoming a matter of  … Continue reading

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The Profitability of Wellness

Apr
19,
2012
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Contributed by:  Jeff Clark –Trucking Solutions Group Getting freight moved takes a chain.  We all know that it takes a shipper, a consignee, and a trucking company to get freight where it needs to be. The trucking company needs drivers, … Continue reading

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Trucking Regulations Can Add to Driver Health Problems

Apr
20,
2011
3

In today’s safety-conscious environment for the trucking industry, the professional truck driver is facing the possibilities of more regulations, all in the name of safety.  Nobody will dispute the importance of safety, but a major aspect that is most often … Continue reading

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