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Sometimes it’s hard to know what condiments and dressings are good or bad choices. Check this ‘Relish Roadcheck’ infographic as a quick resource to remind yourself which ones are healthy, and which ones aren’t!
If you travel with a pet, it’s important to remember that they need a little help keeping cool in the summer heat! Here are a few things to watch out for! Keeping a fresh, cool water supply is vitally important to the health of your pet in the summer months. Make sure that the water [...]
Health rumors! Nothing like freaking everyone out for no reason! Check out this list of debunked health myths! Myth: Drinking water helps you lose weight. Fact: Drinking water does not actually help you lose weight. However, if you’re drinking water to help yourself fill up – which could prevent you from snacking or eating extra [...]
Microchipping is a super simple, and relatively inexpensive procedure that can save a lot of headaches and heartbreak in the event that one of your pets gets loose and runs away while you’re out on the road. A microchip is about the size of a grain of rice, and are injected beneath the surface of [...]
Storm anxiety isn’t necessarily the first thing that comes to mind when considering whether or not to take a pet out on the road – but it’s something to think about. Check out this list of products and solutions to sooth a nervous pet. When the thunder starts rolling, or the wind and your dog [...]
What an interesting entrepreneurial effort! This guy’s charging $25 to drive travelers (in their own cars) across a bridge – because the owners are too scared to do it themselves! The ‘William Preston Lane Jr. Memorial Bridge’ – also referred to as the ‘Bay Bridge’ is a 5 mile stretch on the Chesapeake Bay which connects two of [...]
Everyone loves to snack. But as a whole, the importance of the nutritional decisions made while snacking don’t seem to be fully realized by our society. Snacking can actually be a really good thing if it’s used as a nutrition and fuel gaining opportunity. Give these fat burning combinations a try! Whole-Grain Cereal Snack [...]
Feel like exercising some of your digital driving skills to pass the time? Check out Trucker: Parking Simulator – Realistic 3D Monster Truck & Lorry ‘Driving Test’ Free Racing Game, available on iTunes. This game includes: 72 career mode levels 2 Vehicles Free Drive/Sandbox Mode Adjustable Angles (Including first-person and rear view) 3 Objectives [...]
Although there aren’t many details out yet to relay about this accident, the photo of the aftermath speaks volumes. Nothing but the suggestion of what used to be a tractor trailer remains after a destructive fire which was ignited when the driver hit a moose near Wawa, Canada on Highway 17 early last Thursday morning. [...]
Think you’ve heard it all? – Get this: The Sheriff of Sedgwick County, Kansas has announced that the inmates of the Sedgwick County Jail are using entirely too much toilet paper. According to Sheriff Easter, his office is spending $100,000 on toilet paper annually. By rationing the inmates to one roll per week he plans [...]
Verizon Wireless has recently signed a $1 billion, multi-year contract to expand their mobile services and provide their customers with access to NFL games on their smartphones. The NFL Mobile Package app will have the capability to stream local afternoon NFL games. Currently the app provides access to Sunday, Monday, and Thursday night games. In [...]
Check out this recipe for Crock Pot Boiled Peanuts from Plain Chicken.
Remember the Ice Cream Truck Turf Wars between ‘Sno Cone Joe’ and ‘Mr. Ding-A-Ling?’ Well, it appears that there are two sides to this story on this one. A new piece of footage was introduced in court that exposed an interesting inconsistency in ‘Mr. Ding-A-Ling’s’ story. Joshua Malatino’s (owner of ‘Sno Cone Joe’) 11-year-old daughter caught [...]
On May 21st in Haralson County, a student told bus driver, Johnny Cook that he had gone hungry that day because he had been short 40 cents on his lunch account. That night, Cook wasn’t able to get the issue off of his mind, so he decided to publicly post the story along with his [...]
All too often, a driver either misses warnings along the way about a low clearance obstacle – or there simply aren’t clearly posted signs early enough. They sure seem to have the right idea in Sydney when it comes to fixing this issue! High-tech water stop signs have been specifically designed to alert drivers and [...]
Check out this ridiculous compilation of Russian dash cam videos that have captured near death experiences! We’ve posted several that make an appearance it the past – watch them all in one place right here!
Check out this infographic displaying the American Trucking Associations’ take on: Trucking’s Role In The U.S. Economy. Source American Trucking Associations
It’s that time again – there are always deer on the move in June. Typically, drivers experience a higher potential for crashes involving deer in the roadways. Does will be looking for safe places to birth their young, and young deer will separate from their mothers on a regular basis. Due to the steep increase [...]
Mental/emotional health and wellness is something that a number of individuals struggle with. However, due to lack of health insurance, FMCSA regulations/restrictions, inability to find time to seek help, or a lack of interest in taking medications – many drivers don’t actively seek out any sort of assistance for mental health issues. Although it’s definitely [...]
Gum disease and dental care has been known to have an effect on overall health. However, although most know that there is a level of importance when it comes to oral hygiene, the specifics on the issue seem to be rather vague. Check out this infographic to brush up on your knowledge of oral hygiene! [...]
Baking soda has been used not only for cooking and cleaning – but also for personal health. The benefits of using baking soda range the gamut from functioning as an antacid to itch relief, and teeth whitening to performance enhancement for athletes. Here’s how: Antacid Baking soda is known for it’s ability to neutralize acid. [...]
This handy infographic tells us about the assets and man hours that go into keeping the busiest tractor rodeo bucking day and night. View the image.
When it comes to being prepared on the road, having a first aid kit is a MUST! If a kit isn’t already one of those items which is located truck at all times, now would be a great time to get one. First aid kits can be picked up relatively cheaply most anywhere – but [...]
Watch as this Vietnamese excavator driver loads his machinery onto a barge!
We recently asked the CDLLife audience to spill their vast knowledge of weigh station DO’s & DON’Ts. Here’s what our expert drivers had to say: DO’s Be Respectful Be Patient Be Prepared | Have your paperwork ready. Be Pleasant Roll Down Your Window Keep A Clean Truck & A Clear Dash Pay Attention to Scale [...]
The recent bridge collapse in Seattle has shed light on a serious issue when it comes to the aging of the infrastructure in our nation. According to Bloomberg, there are 607,380 bridges in the United States – and on average these structures are 42 years of age. Bloomberg also reported that according to the American [...]