Washington researchers have found obesity rates vary significantly by occupation, with truckers having the highest prevalence at 39 percent. Similar studies have found obesity rates among truckers even higher than that.
As part of the ongoing 10 Worst Case Trucking Scenarios, what should you do if stricken with a heart attack while driving? Quick tips for those who are curious.
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.
Start the year right by making sure you are current on your health checkups. To make it easier to keep those resolutions of staying healthy, we made a list of the most important health screenings ...
FMCSA's National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners went live in May.
After announcing its proposal to adopt recommendations from two of its advisory committees, FMCSA the same day withdrew the proposal.
HTAA will pay 10,000 obese truckers $800 for participating in a free physician- supervised weight loss program.
Health-care professionals who perform medical examinations for interstate truck drivers must be DOT-certified.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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