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Category Archives: Truckers Health

Decisions for Long Haul Truckers

Jun
27,
2019
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Perhaps you currently drive a big rig for a company and want total freedom to transport loads when and where you want. Or, you recently received your Class A CDL license and are anxious to make your first run. Regardless … Continue reading

Making Health a Priority as an Over the Road Trucker

Apr
25,
2019
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Making Health a Priority as an Over the Road Trucker The lifestyle of a long-haul truck driver isn’t the healthiest by a long shot. Being responsible for hauling loads hundreds of miles away, truck drivers spend a great deal of … Continue reading

Staying Healthy as a Truck Driver

Nov
29,
2018
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The truck driving life can be fun for those who have a passion to pursue the open road. That being said, it’s easy to pick up some unhealthy habits in this profession. Driving all day and sleeping in the truck, … Continue reading

Heartland Express to Match Money Raised by Annual GATS Auction Benefiting St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund

Aug
31,
2018
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During GATS 2018, nonprofit St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF) received $16,038 from the Great American Trucking Show’s annual auction and concert in the TA Petro parking area. Heartland Express to Match Money Raised by Annual GATS Auction … Continue reading

Driver comments needed NOW to improve Rest Area Parking

Dec
19,
2016
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On December 12th 2016 was the final meeting for the National Truck Parking Coalition held at the United States Department of Transportation in Washington D.C. These meetings began November 2015 and followed with 5 more during the year. The National … Continue reading

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Recommendations and Controversies

Nov
4,
2016
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Controversies Loom over 2016 Obstructive Sleep Apnea Recommendations     Timeline 3/8/2016:   After recommendations from the National Transportation and Safety Board the FMCSA and FRA jointly published an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  The purpose … Continue reading

TSG brings health, wellness, and ‘good times’ parking to GATS

Aug
23,
2016
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For the 2nd year, the Trucking Solutions Group (TSG) joins trucking’s finest to bring quality health information, products, and services to professional drivers at the GATS Health and Wellnes Pavilion. AUGUST 25-27, 2016 Dallas, Texas The Landstar Health and Wellness … Continue reading

Improving Trucker “Gut Instinct”

Jun
22,
2016
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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

Why New York Chiropractors can’t perform DOT medical exams

Jun
16,
2016
3

Chiropractors in New York were NEVER permitted to perform DOT Physicals. Why NY Chiropractors Can’t Perform DOT Physical Exams There is a lot of talk and a lot of angry sentiment surrounding the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) decertification … Continue reading

CPAP America assists driver Sleep Apnea needs without exploiting

Jun
13,
2016
2
Ed Frost CPAP America

  CPAP America News of the Week- Their Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at the Gloucester County Chamber Of Commerce- Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony takes place at their flagship location (943 Kings Highway West Deptford, New Jersey) on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 10 am … Continue reading

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