Topic Tags health

A couple’s experience with health-insurance premiums

| March 04, 2015

“Once tax season hits, people are going to freak out.” --insurance agent Holly McCombs on Obamacare reaction. She and her husband, car hauler David McCombs, remain insured off the ACA exchanges.

Day of reckoning: Health insurance/tax decisions weighed by owner-operators

| March 04, 2015

As health insurance tax penalties hit many owner-operators, the prospect of paying double next year could change the decision on coverage; meanwhile, the King v. Burwell challenge to the ACA gets under way.

Mac to feature truckers’ health program at MATS

| February 25, 2015

Mac Trailer announced it will help sponsor the Walk A Mile America Foundation’s new program, Truck Drivers Health.org. Barry Pawelek, the foundation’s founder, will discuss his experiences as a retired truck driver at the Mid-America ...

Take an interactive stroll through two vaping devices

| February 13, 2015

Owner-operator Jan McCarter's Innokin iTaste personal vaporizer is among the more advanced vapes on the market, though it shares common attributes with simpler devices.

Vaping practices, preferences, potential health issues

| February 11, 2015

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

Podcast: Obamacare round 2, progress report

| February 11, 2015

Obamacare deadline in 4 days — ripple effects in operator pay on the way?

| February 11, 2015

The mandate to have health insurance could put trucking's independent contractor model in jeopardy. More on looming ACA deadline here.

AlertDriving launches redesigned website

| February 11, 2015

AlertDriving, a provider of driver risk management solutions, has launched its redesigned website, www.alertdriving.com. Besides helping to improve the user experience, the new website also is designed to offer simplified site navigation with cross-platform support ...

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