fitness

Health walk highlights driver fitness

| August 24, 2012

Trucking Solutions Group's third annual 61+ Health Awareness Walk drew good participation from owner-operators and drivers, among others, at the Great American Trucking Show.

Owner-operator on CNN FitNation team trains in Hawaii

| May 17, 2012

Last week, when I interviewed Roadrunner Transportation-leased owner-operator Glenn Keller (pictured, second from left) about his ongoing training to be a part of CNN's FitNation Triathlon Challenge, he mentioned to me that he was headed ...

Before and after: TCA’s weight-loss showdown finale

| May 13, 2012

Official results are in, ladies and gentlemen, and we have ourselves a winner -- or two, that is, one at the carrier level and the other at the individual. Congrats to Prime Inc. for a big ...

Checking in with Jazzy Jordan — and a rig named in her honor

| April 19, 2012

When we quizzed Overdrive Facebook fans on their rigs' nomenclature, i.e. not just the make and model but the names they used to give voice to that most personal of relationships -- the on-highway operator ...

Operator to train in CNN’s Fit Nation program this year

| January 28, 2012

“I was on my way back to Texas and didn’t have a webcam," says Roadrunner Transportation Services contractor Glenn Keller about the circumstances in which he filmed what has become a winning entry to take ...

Heads-up: NY Times on truckers’ health

| November 22, 2011

The U.S. newspaper of record, the New York Times, devoted significant ink to many truck drivers' moves toward improving their health in their Monday edition. The primary feature, by Abby Ellin and well-illustrated with pictures ...

Foiling the truckhackers, winning the triathlon

| October 14, 2011

What's next, "Truckhacking?" If this doesn't lend new urgency to the technical standards FMCSA's mulling for EOBRs, I don't know what does. Craig Trudell reported yesterday in Bloomberg BusinessWeek on a team of "carhacking" researchers out of ...

Phone app for getting around GATS in Dallas next week

| August 18, 2011

If you're saying "Man I sure could have used that last year," I can assure you you're not alone. The new Great American Trucking Show app for various smartphone platforms, put together by the show's ...

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