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Staying healthy and happy is critical to achieving success as a truck driver.

  • Preventing driver fatigue: Tips to stay awake and healthy on the road

    Preventing driver fatigue: Tips to stay awake and healthy on the road

    Sleep deprivation and fatigue has always been a hurdle for truck drivers. But not being alert as a driver can create a variety of problems. Not only are you at a higher risk of causing an...

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  • Surviving summer peak season

    Surviving summer peak season

    The busy season of summer is here. It is now the time of more construction, more traffic and more heat. As a driver, you need to make sure you are prepared. Use these tips to stay at your best...

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  • 5 myths about being a truck driver

    5 myths about being a truck driver

    Truck drivers keep America moving. They are some of the hardest working people on the road but they are often misunderstood. Here are the top 5 biggest myths about being a truck driver. 1. All...

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  • Importance of proper hydration for truck drivers

    Importance of proper hydration for truck drivers

    Drinking enough water is critical to both your mental and physical health as a truck driver. Although it can be tempting to not drink a lot of water in order to eliminate stops, the consequences...

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  • Top 10 Hot Weather Prevention Tips

    Top 10 Hot Weather Prevention Tips

    The summer months are quickly approaching and based on your current location, you may already be experiencing the heat. However, just because snow storms and icy roads have diminished, doesn’t...

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  • 3 Heat-related illnesses + symptoms to watch

    3 Heat-related illnesses + symptoms to watch

    Extremely hot conditions during the summer months are not something to take lightly. Just like your trucks, your body can overheat. Without knowing the symptoms to watch for ultimately can put...

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  • Creating a Family-First Environment to Retain Drivers

    Creating a Family-First Environment to Retain Drivers

    The issue of work-life balance continues to be the center of attention as more millennials enter the workforce. The transportation industry is no exception. Fleets are reporting that increasing...

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  • 5 resolutions for truck drivers

    5 resolutions for truck drivers

    The new year is upon us. It’s a good time to reflect on the past year and set goals for the coming months. When goal setting, it’s better to make specific, attainable goals. While the goal ‘lose...

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  • Tips to reduce stress during the holidays

    Tips to reduce stress during the holidays

    The holidays are a joyous, but stressful, time of year. With personal obligations and increased holiday traffic and deadlines, your stress level may be at an all time high. Some simple habits...

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  • [Playlists] The Ultimate Truck Driving Mix

    [Playlists] The Ultimate Truck Driving Mix

    We know truck driving can be stressful and sometimes lonely. Finding things to pass the time and keep yourself focused on the road can be difficult. Music is  one of the best ways to keep...

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  • How to protect yourself from skin cancer as a truck driver

    How to protect yourself from skin cancer as a truck driver

    By now you’ve most likely seen the picture of Bill McElligott, the truck driver who had severe sun damage on one side of his face. It came from a, now famous, study by the New England Journal...

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  • 7 healthy snack ideas for drivers to take on the road

    7 healthy snack ideas for drivers to take on the road

    Staying healthy on the road can be difficult. The choices are often gas stations or fast food restaurants, both filled with unhealthy landmines. Packing your own snacks is often the best option...

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  • 7 ways to reduce stress as a truck driver

    7 ways to reduce stress as a truck driver

    As you already know, stress is part of the job. Between traffic, tight deadlines and long hours of sitting, driving can be an incredibly taxing job. Learning how to cope with the built up...

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  • 5 tips to stay healthy during cold and flu season

    5 tips to stay healthy during cold and flu season

    COVID-19 has put the phrase "cold and flu" on a new level entirely. Use these 5 tips to stay healthy during cold and flu season this year.

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  • Meditation for truck drivers: A simple way to reduce stress

    Meditation for truck drivers: A simple way to reduce stress

    It appears every time we turn around, the world has increased its pace by five-fold, placing more and more demands on our time. As a truck driver, you have the added stress of bad weather,...

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