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Category Archives: Truckers Health

The Health Law and How it is affecting the Trucking Industry

Mar
19,
2014
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Join us March 20th at 6PM ET and be informed about one of the many choices the trucking industry faces: The Health Law and its affect on trucking. The battle is over and the Health Law is indeed law. Now … Continue reading

Professional Truck Drivers benefit from Health Care Law

Mar
11,
2014
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America has now had a chance to see the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) in action over the last few months. There is no doubt, we are staring at mixed results, and strong emotions, and opinions.  We would like to review … Continue reading

Telemedicine: Medical Help for Over the Road Truckers

Jan
9,
2014
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Becoming ill while driving, it’s happened to all of us who have driven any length of time over the road. What do you do?  Many drivers say they just “tough it out” and keep driving.  But there are many times … Continue reading

Truckers Challenged to become Healthy -1,000,000 Pound Challenge

Aug
21,
2013
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What do you do when you have an industry where a significant number are overweight and in many cases even obese? You can change the laws and maybe even threaten their livelihood, but how do you change a mindset? This … Continue reading

Small Business Owners can Legally deduct ALL Health Insurance Premiums and Cost

Aug
12,
2013
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          If someone was to give you, let’s say $4,000 in exchange for $300 would you say that was a real benefit to you? And if the $300 that you exchanged for the plan came with … Continue reading

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

Jul
22,
2013
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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
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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
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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

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