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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.

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. ...

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.
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.

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...

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...
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.
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.

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.

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.

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...

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. 
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.
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.
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.

Truck Driver Lost 72 LBS – Here’s How He Did It

A truck driver who went in for his DOT physical was told that he was pre-diabetic, had high blood pressure and his liver enzymes were elevated. He knew he needed to...

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...
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