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Weigh station bypassing — there’s an app for that

The PreClear bypass system is the first bypass system to supply driving-record information to enforcement personnel to help determine whether to bypass.

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How to do a fuel-saving test

Though it can be labor-intensive, developing your own testing methods to improve fuel mileage pays off.

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Heads-up: NY Times on truckers’ health

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 of many of the drivers she talked to, charts a rise in concern among industry associations, trucking companies, truck stops (a TA fitness room is pictured here) and others for the industry's drivers -- all well and good (and true, ...

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TCA changes stance to favor higher truck weights

The Truckload Carriers Association now supports increasing the allowable truck weight from 80,000 to 88,000 pounds.

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Daily health tip: Weigh yourself

Weighing yourself regular is a good measure of progress.

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Friday Five: Blood pressure tips

Following these five steps can help lower your blood pressure.

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Daily health tip: Remember exercise

Your weight isn't just based on what you eat.

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February is American Heart Month

The past few times I’ve been to the doctor’s office my blood pressure has been higher than it should be — not good given that I’m only in my late 20s and have a family history of high blood pressure. I’ve always struggled with weight, but I’ve never really struggled with health until now. It’s hard for me to ignore the fact that my higher-than-normal blood pressure is likely directly related to my weight ...

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