smoking

Can’t sneak away from trucking

Can't sneak away from trucking

In which Wendy steals off at 4 a.m. from her daughter's hospital bedside for an illicit smoke in an underground parking garage, only to find out "you can't do anything without a trucker. Not even sneak off to smoke a cigarette."

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On keeping those pesky New Year’s Resolutions

On keeping those pesky New Year's Resolutions

When do most folks lose steam on their resolutions? Right about now, says Jim Sweeney of RoadPro. While I can see that clearly enough, here's a few tips toward better success...

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FMCSA warns truckers about use of e-cigarettes, vaporizers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a safety advisory for truck drivers who use battery-powered portable electronic smoking devices, or e-cigarettes.

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Vaping practices, preferences, potential health issues

More results from Overdrive's 2015 survey about smoking/vaping practices among its owner-operator readers.

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The vape escape — Survey shows growing use among operators

More and more truckers are vaping to get away from tobacco’s dangers. It’s working for some, though it has drawbacks.

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Holy trendsetter, Batman!

Holy trendsetter, Batman!

In which Wendy has crocheted a scarf to keep her hands busy after quitting smoking and is "vaping on with the rest of the Borg... Somebody save me from the trendiness..."

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Roller-coaster into 2014: 2013, don’t let the door hit your tail on the way out!

Roller-coaster into 2014: 2013, don't let the door hit your tail on the way out!

We're sitting at the top, waiting for someone to drop a pygmy goat from the sky so we can disengage the brake and fly down the hill into 2014, and frankly, I can't wait to get there.

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Unwanted pests

Unwanted pests

The strange things we do when in combat with an enemy, even a fruit fly.

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Kick the habit with hypnosis?

Kick the habit with hypnosis?

Tried to quit smoking 20 times only to start again? If so, you've got a friend here. A hypnotist based in Florida has developed both in-person hypnosis and at-home self-hypnosis tools that may help.

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The price of lighting up

The price of lighting up

First and foremost I'd like to state that smoking is extremely detrimental to your health. The risks involved are lethal, and it is strongly suggested that quitting smoking will significantly decrease you chances of dying from lung cancer. It is a dirty, expensive habit that is being made virtually illegal in a lot of places. There are already companies who consider their trucks public property, so they fall under any and all public smoking ordinances. ...

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