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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.

Truckers facing ‘significant challenges and frustration’ finding drug and alcohol testing services, group warns

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is issuing a warning to federal regulators regarding difficulty that truck drivers are having finding reliable drug and alcohol testing services due to supply issues.

Vaccine mandates are here — This is how truck drivers and trucking companies are...

f a federal vaccine mandate affecting tens of millions of workers upended the trucking industry, sending some drivers spiraling and some companies scrambling for a response to a nearly impossible situation.

Trucker takes legal action against CPAP manufacturer after he says recall left him disqualified...

A truck driver is pursuing legal action against a medical device manufacturer after the device was recalled for cancer risks, leaving him reportedly unable to drive for work.

Here’s what truckers need to know about heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke

As temperatures rise during the summer, truckers are often exposed to dangerously hot conditions that can lead to heat-related illnesses -- here's what you need to know to protect your health in...

Company recalls millions of sleep apnea machines due to cancer and other health risks

A major medical device manufacturer has issued a recall of CPAP machines for sleep apnea sufferers due to potential health risks.

Truckers, do you have a ‘buddy plan?’ If not, this might convince you.

A recent Facebook post provides truckers with potentially life-saving advice about building a safety network while you're out on the road.

VIDEO: Not sure how to tackle working out in your truck? This guy might...

A trucker demonstrates an in-cab workout routine in this useful video.  In the clip, the driver gets straight to the point - no intro, no explanation, just an actual...

Lose weight and move freight with these trucker inspired workouts

One trucker is on a mission to help drivers stay healthy and happy while on the road through fitness and diet recommendations catered specifically to the trucking lifestyle.

Can truckers use CBD products? Here’s what you need to know.

As more “Cannabidiol” or CBD products come onto the market, a growing number of truckers are looking into whether using CBD could put their commercial driver's license (CDL) at risk.

Nearly half of truck drivers are prone to sleep apnea, study reveals

A recent study found that 49% of commercial motor vehicle drivers could be at risk for obstructive sleep apnea. The new research concluded that drivers who participated in the study with...

Daimler-commissioned safety feature prototype gets glowing reviews

A new safety feature may soon be making an appearance on trucks across the nation thanks to this new handle intended to aid truckers in entering and exiting their cab. 

Indiana Health Department rents reefer trailers as “proactive” COVID-19 mass casualty measure

A Health Department in Indiana has rented four refrigerated semi trailers to supplement funeral homes that are apparently “overrun with bodies” due to COVID-19 deaths.  The uptick in cases...

Police identify man killed by semi truck after running onto interstate

The Austin Police Department has successfully identified a man killed on a north Austin highway earlier this month.  The incident occurred in the early morning hours on Saturday, October...

Looking to stay healthy OTR? Let this newly-fit trucker show you the way

Truck driver Carlos Soto understands how hard it can be to stay fit as a truck driver, but instead of giving in to the ease of an unhealthy lifestyle, he has made...

Truck driver background & drug test company launches COVID-19 screening service

A company that provides trucking companies with driver background checks and drug testing announced the launch of a new COVID-19 testing service.

Beginners guide to getting fit while on the road

Sitting in a cab all day paired with the excess amount of fast food offered at truck stop can make it easy for drivers to slip into an unhealthy lifestyle. Changing...