health

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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‘Obamacare, round three’ kicks off with open enrollment Nov. 1

As insurance exchanges start the third annual open enrollment period Nov. 1, owner-operators have one last chance to avoid fines that are getting stiffer in 2017 for not carrying health insurance.

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Rolling Strong launches app promoting driver health

Rolling Strong has released its mobile app that’s intended to help truck drivers stay healthier on the road.

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New personal driver fitness program designed by former owner-operator

Former owner-operator Siphiwe Baleka designed the "Active Trucker" program in tandem with the Workout Trainer smartphone app for both Android and iOS devices.

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RoadPro promotes healthy lifestyle for drivers at GATS

RoadPro offered something for everybody at its booth at the Great American Trucking Show last month in Dallas.  RoadPro says it dedicates itself to bringing the comforts of home to the road for professional drivers, and the Health and Wellness Pavilion at GATS game them the opportunity to showcase how RoadPro appliances can help drivers on the road. RoadPro’s Tom Kyrk led cooking demonstrations for drivers, and those who attended the demonstrations received a RoadPro cookbook with some of ...

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TIE Marketplace set for Obamacare, round three

With the third open enrollment period for Affordable Care Act-enable insurance exchanges approaching open on Nov. 1, Marc Ballard of the Truckers Insurance Exchange details what drivers need to know.

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FMCSA committees meeting this month to talk driver health

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced a joint meeting of its Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and its Medical Review Board.

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