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The life of a trucker is a demanding profession, both mentally and physically.  Find helpful articles, tips, advice, and recipes to help improve your quality of life on the road.

Mental health apps you should check out if you’re feeling overwhelmed

With everything that has happened in 2020 so far, it's completely normal to be feeling a little anxious, stressed or overwhelmed. It can be difficult to know where...

Instant Pot vs. Air Fryer: Which cooking appliance you need on the road.

For most drivers, mealtime on the road can be a hassle. Between unhealthy, expensive truck stop food and time consuming self-made meals, the options usually don't seem to be great. ...

COVID-19 testing available for Arkansas truckers (at no out of pocket cost!) at 30...

An Arkansas trucking group announced that they've partnered with local health officials to identify clinics where truckers can be tested for COVID-19.
DOT CBD Notice

DOT issues warning about use of CBD products

The Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a memo clarifying common questions about the use of CBD products for safety-sensitive workers.
Trucker Skincare Tips

Here are some skincare tips truckers need to know

Here are a few skincare tips from the folks at DST UKN to protect your skin from the damaging effects of the trucker lifestyle.
CBD Gummies

Trucker sues company over CBD gummy candy

An Illinois trucker has filed suit against a CBD candy maker after he lost his job due to a failed drug test.
Pain in the Neck

Pain in the neck: Volvo commercial shows how much long haul trucking can hurt

A new ad spot from Volvo Trucks highlights the physical toll that trucking takes on the body.

Father and son trucker suicides show need for mental health help in trucking

The plight of two truckers -- father and son -- who died by suicide within 24 hours of each other has rocked the trucking community and is highlighting the toll that trucking can take on a driver's mental health.
CDL Meals

Check out this trucker meal delivery service ‘unboxing’ video

Eating healthy while you're on the road can be a challenge, but a new meal delivery service aimed at truck drivers is trying to make it easier for truckers to get good food on the go.
300000 driver purge

Group tells Congress thousands of truckers are ‘illicit drug users’ & recommends 300,000 driver...

During a major meeting between trucking industry stakeholders and Congress today, a group comprised of multiple mega-carriers told lawmakers that they have evidence that thousands of truck drivers are "manipulating" drug testing protocols and should be removed from the nation's highways.
420 Enforcement

Six states team up for 4/20 ‘impaired driving’ enforcement blitz

Law enforcement agencies across six state are planning a major enforcement campaign on a popular "stoner" holiday. 
Hepatitis A

Truck stop worker may have spread hepatitis A to customers for weeks

Health officials in Kentucky are warning truck stop patrons that they may have been exposed to hepatitis A because of an infected food worker.
Legalized pot linked to increase in crashes, says study

Legalized pot linked to an increase in crashes, says study

A report released this week says that states that legalized marijuana have seen an increase in crashes.
Drug Test

Drug testing company charged with faking truck driver results

A company based in Winnipeg is facing serious charges for allegedly faking drug test results for numerous truck drivers for nearly a year.

FMCSA makes it easier for diabetic drivers to operate interstate

Today the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a final rule that streamlines the process for some diabetic drivers to be qualified to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) interstate.
In defense of the truck driver in that viral video

In defense of the truck driver in that viral video

A video that appears to be shaming a heavier truck driver who uses a ladder to get into his truck has gone viral -- but has it gone viral for the right reasons?
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