Montana bull hauler goes mountain climbing for Truckers Against Trafficking

Tara Bullock | January 24, 2014

Owner-operator Matt Hopkins is taking a few weeks off from his regular cattle runs to climb Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, partly a benefit effort for TAT.

Tell us something we don’t know!

| January 23, 2014

A letter writer wants to be reminded to get healthy -- Carolyn: "Done and done..."

Cancer-awareness advocacy from GA small fleet; Long Haul Survivor updateImage Gallery

| January 21, 2014

Junior Pippin Trucking profiled in Georgia local newspaper -- while the Long Haul Survivor raffle rig to benefit cancer research keeps trucking on its yearlong mission. Final drawing is in May in Iowa.

Truckers rank most likely to be obese in occupational survey

| January 21, 2014

Washington researchers have found obesity rates vary significantly by occupation, with truckers having the highest prevalence at 39 percent. Similar studies have found obesity rates among truckers even higher than that.

Shipping Wars’ Roy Garber dies at 49 of heart attack

| January 21, 2014

One of the stars of A&E's Shipping Wars, Roy Garber, died Jan. 18 of a heart attack. He was 49.

A fine ’99: Freightliner hauls equipment for ‘American Idol’, ESPN

| January 18, 2014

Owner-operator Matt Purtee of Omah, Wis., says his 1999 Freightliner Classic has driven 1.8 million miles and still is going strong.

Driver Bettina Cameron ‘Losing It’, New Entrant test backgrounder

| January 18, 2014

Driver Cameron's new Facebook page is dedicated to sharing her story -- she's lost 75 pounds while driving over-the-road in just a year -- to inspire others. Also: More on the New Entrant testing rulemaking under way.

Study of truck driver health shows cluster of high-risk factors for chronic diseases

| January 17, 2014

A survey of nearly 1,700 long-haul truck drivers showed a "constellation of chronic disease risk factors" in long-haul drivers, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, smoking, physical inactivity and sleep duration.

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