smoking

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!

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!

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

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

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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

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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TCA: Reduce smoking

As part of this year's National Truck Driver Appreciation & Wellness Week, the Truckload Carriers Association has designated Sept. 20 as “Ditch the Pack” day.

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