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.
A letter writer wants to be reminded to get healthy -- Carolyn: "Done and done..."
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.
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.
One of the stars of A&E's Shipping Wars, Roy Garber, died Jan. 18 of a heart attack. He was 49.
Owner-operator Matt Purtee of Omah, Wis., says his 1999 Freightliner Classic has driven 1.8 million miles and still is going strong.
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.
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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