health

POLL: Do you carry health insurance?

What's been your situation relative to health insurance through the past year? Covered on your spouse's plan or a plan grandfathered by Obamacare? Purchased on the exchanges? Not covered at all?....

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Study shows higher crash rate for truckers with untreated sleep apnea

As U.S. officials sharpen focus on truckers with obstructive sleep apnea, new research indicates the rate of preventable crashes for truckers with untreated obstructive sleep apnea was five times higher than those without the condition.

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Truckers Insurance Exchange offers telemedicine access for drivers

The TIE is a personal insurance marketplace for NAIT members and their families to shop for and buy insurance coverage.

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Sleep apnea ‘pre-rule’ officially published, comment period for owner-operators opens

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking comment on the rule about the costs and benefits of requiring drivers with obstructive sleep apnea to undergo evaluation and treatment by a doctor.

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FMCSA announces sleep apnea ‘pre-rule,’ wants feedback from carriers, drivers on apnea prevalance

The DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration calls the request for feedback the “first step” in a potential sleep apnea rule for the trucking industry. Here are the topics the agency wants input on from trucking industry stakeholders.

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Use downtime to take a few walks each day, TCA recommends in driver health webinar

The Truckload Carriers Association hosted a webinar Thursday to discuss its new driver health and wellness program, TCA Wellness powered by Rolling Strong.

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Iron trucker Nathan Bugg’s health transformation

After he made a bet with his brother that he could finish a marathon, trucker Nathan Bugg has come a long way from 265 lbs. and out of shape. His most recent accomplishment: the Arizona Iron Man triathlon last November.

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Driver wellness program to launch in January

The Truckload Carriers Association, along with Rolling Strong, will launch a new driver wellness program in January.

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‘Virtual 5K’ in the offing Oct. 26-31 from the Truckin’ Runners group

This "virtual" twist on the 5K competitive run requires no fee to register -- and "get this," notes organizer Jon Narron of Truckin' Runners, to participate it doesn't matter where you are next week.

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How to get covered through the health insurance exchanges

How to access assistance navigating the health-insurance exchanges enable by the Affordable Care Act. The 2015-16 open enrollment period runs from Nov. 1 to Jan. 31.

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