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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.

Stay Safe Truck Drivers

How to Avoid Cargo Theft

Cargo theft is on the rise. Know what to look for and what to do if you're thrust into a situation.
Weight Loss For Truck Drivers

Trucker Loses It Behind the Wheel

Trucker John Drury lost a friend to obesity, but he's now more determined than ever to lose the weight and live healthy.
CPR by couple save trucker

Driver’s Life Saved By Couple’s Quick Thinking

An Oregon couple springs into action and literally save the life of a trucker in need. Way to go!
Fitness for Truckers

Flying J Truck Stops Debut “Rolling Strong” Gym Locations

Flying J Truck Stops are helping truck drivers battle weight gain and health issues by opening fitness facilities at select locations in just a few weeks.
Zucchini And Chickenvideo

Healthy Cab Cooking: Italian Chicken & Zucchini

Another healthy, but flavorful meal that you can cook conveniently in your truck cab. It's got great protein and it's not too much trouble either!
Truckers endangered by distracted driving

Infographic: Dangers of Distracted Driving

Truckers aren't immune to the dangers of distracted driving. This infographic features some statistics that might shock you.
Girl holding tomatoes like glasses in front of her eyes

In-Cab Cooking: Hearty But Healthy Lasagna

Everyone here at CDL Life wants truck drivers to be health-conscious because it's no secret that the transportation industry is experiencing problems with driver obesity and all the metabolic syndromes associated with extra weight. That doesn't mean that truckers can't have hearty meals that make the long haul bearable. Just a couple of adjustments here and there can make your in-cab meal hearty and heart-healthy too! Let's get started.
Truck Driver Health Habits

Healthy Habits Through Homophily

A new study in the journal Science concludes that when it comes to developing and keeping up with healthy habits, finding a friend or two who want to build them with you is the best thing. Why?
Truckers Drink Too Much Soda

Truck Stop Soda Fountain Facts

Health issues due to metabolic conditions are on the rise in the trucking industry. Are diet drinks and sugary sodas directly to blame? The conclusion may surprise you...
Who spilled the beans?

Find Out How to Kill Yourself With Caffeine

The big misconception about caffeine is that it's a good antidote to drowsiness and can effectively stave off sleep. The fact is, the stimulating effects of caffeine wear out pretty quickly.
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