driver health

Truckin’ hearts: Tips to keep yours healthy and happy

Heed these tips to keep your ticker working like it should.

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FMCSA Administrator walks with drivers for health awareness

FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro, as well as TravelCenters of America CEO Tom O'Brien joined the annual Trucking Solutions Group driver health walk at MATS 2013.

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Register for MATS health walk

The walk is scheduled to take place the afternoon of Friday, March 22, at the Mid-American Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

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Erb Transport, PGT manager win TCA’s weight loss contest

Rhonda Yost of New Brighton, Pa., and New Hamburg, Ontario-based fleet Erb Transport took top honors in the Truckload Carriers Association's second Trucking's Weight Loss Showdown.

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More O/O challenges: Image, health, parking…

After primary reporting on owner-operators' top five challenges, sources offer their personal sixth -- from parking, training standards and health to driver image and industry unity to influence public opinion and regulatory direction.

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Driver wins $2,500 in TCA weight loss contest

Hirschbach driver, Prime team win TCA's inaugural weight loss contest.

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Sleep apnea reg recommendations: Comments closed?

If you've missed the news as yet, the recommendations put forward by the joint meeting of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and Medical Review Board to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on sleep apnea entered a 30-day comment period late last week. Or did they? The agency sent out updates to various media following the Federal Register notice that stated the proposal to adopt the recommendations as official regulatory guidance was posted in ...

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FMCSA withdraws April 19 sleep apnea proposal

After announcing its proposal to adopt recommendations from two of its advisory committees, FMCSA the same day withdrew the proposal.

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Weight loss program offering 10,000 obese drivers $800

HTAA will pay 10,000 obese truckers $800 for participating in a free physician- supervised weight loss program.

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Prime expands on-site medical facility for drivers

The carrier now has a full-service medical facility at its terminal in Springfield.

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