health

TIE Marketplace set for Obamacare, round three

With the third open enrollment period for Affordable Care Act-enable insurance exchanges approaching open on Nov. 1, Marc Ballard of the Truckers Insurance Exchange details what drivers need to know.

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FMCSA committees meeting this month to talk driver health

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced a joint meeting of its Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and its Medical Review Board.

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Truckers gather for fitness and fellowship in Dallas at the Fit for the Road 5K run/walk

The 5K offered "a goal to push me to a level I wouldn't achieve otherwise.... It's fantastic they are doing this." --owner-operator Gary Buchs on the GATS Fit for the Road 5K.

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Big John Drury — aka the ‘dancing trucker’ — heads up health effort at GATS

At the Great American Trucking Show, as he explains this video, trucker Big John Drury has partnered with Progressive Commercial to spread the message of health through dance.

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Learn healthy habits while attending GATS

To help truck drivers develop ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle, the 2015 Great American Trucking Show features the Landstar Fit For the Road Health and Wellness Pavilion.

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FMCSA’s diabetes rule comment period closes soon, here’s what’s been said so far

The comment period for FMCSA's proposed rule to change how diabetes is handled relative to drivers' medical certification ends Monday, July 6.

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Fit for the Road 5K run/walk to be held at GATS

A Fit for the Road 5K run/walk will be held at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 7 a.m.

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GATS to offer free health screenings at new Health and Wellness Pavilion

This year at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on Aug. 27-29, a variety of free health screenings will be offered at the Landstar Fit for the Road Health and Wellness Pavilion.

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Trucking Solutions Group launches fund-raiser for mobile mammography

Attendant to a variety of free health screenings for all driver-attendees and others at GATS this year, which the TSG has helped organization, the fund-raiser is to help cover costs of mammograms for those unable to afford it.

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Former ‘Biggest Loser’ offers health program for drivers

Former NBC "Biggest Loser" contestant Pete Thomas has teamed up with Trucking Moves America Forward and Pilot Flying J to offer a health program for professional drivers.

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