The Trucking Solutions Group conducted its annual GATS Health Awareness Walk this morning, Aug. 23, with a sizable group of participants and a cool finish with Baylor Trucking's ALS ice-bucket challenge.
“A compression sock ought to be a part of the uniform of every single fleet.” --Swiftwick CEO Mark Cleveland on the long-term health benefits of compression socks. He commended Pilot Flying J for “recognizing it as a driver health initiative.”
With approximately 795,000 deaths a year attributed to it, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Nearly 75 percent of all strokes occur in people over the age of 65, and the risk of having a stroke doubles each decade after age 55.
What happens after a night of boiled peanuts, hush puppies and crab legs drenched in butter -- when you're supposed to be on a weight-loss program...
George and Wendy take a trip to the beach for the first in a long time -- look in the mirror says, time to gear up for a weight-loss initiative; you can help their success, and your own!
Part 2 in this feature: With support growing for Truckers Against Trafficking from the community of drivers, owner-operator Matt Hopkins, inspired by a cyclist friend to tie his planned climb of Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina to a cause, decided to take TAT with him to the top...
One of them, owner-operator Matt Hopkins, took his support for the organization to new heights with his early-2014 benefit climb of Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina.
Climbing in part to raise awareness and money for the Truckers Against Trafficking organization, Hopkins was within "2,800 vertical feet" of the Argentinean summit, at an altitude of 20,000 feet, he says, when he and another climber in his party made the decision to turn back.
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