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Picking breakfast at BK

There are more choices for breakfast on the road than you might think. A lot of them, however, are very unhealthy. If you swing by a Burger King, try these options.

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‘Double Cross’ by Ben Macintyre

The true story of a secret network of double agents working to protect the secret of the D-Day invasion during World War II, "Double Cross" in a great read for fans of history.

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Reusable filtering water bottle

Bobble is a reusable bottle that filters water as you drink. Bobble is intended for municipal tap water and is free of BPA, Phthalates and PVC.

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Smokin’ Joe Lee Smith rides into the sunset

Today, a salute, a send-off, for Smokin' Joe Lee Smith, a hardworking free spirit of a driver well-known for his 1989 album of rock 'n' roll truck-driving music, Smokin' Joe in Overdrive. I wrote about Smith after his record found a second life back in 2010. (Find a more detailed story about the record and Smith in this story, part of my column for Truckers News at the time.) Longtime friend from the Texas-based owner-operator (Smith was ...

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Health tip: Avoid the “dieting” stigma

Instead, try to make positive changes by eating healthier and finding some type of physical activity to do.

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Olives vs. steak: Tips for tricking your brain into eating healthier

Satisfying what we perceive as hunger is harder than just counting calories, it requires tricking our brains into believing we're satisfied.

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This tax break survived – and can benefit you

An HSA pays off by cutting your taxes. It allows you to save pretax income into the account, just as many owner-operators do with Individual Retirement Accounts.

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Preparing for a healthier year

Start the year right by making sure you are current on your health checkups. To make it easier to keep those resolutions of staying healthy, we made a list of the most important health screenings and when to get them. (Some may be covered in your regular DOT physicals.) Men: Individuals over the age of 34 should be checked for high cholesterol and heart disease every five years. Remember to get health checkups often to watch for ...

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Are All-Makes Parts Right For You?

Former truck driver honored as country singer

Former truck driver and trucking company owner Bobby Dean's sophomore album Country Country has earned several honors for specific songs.

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Fold-up bicycle

The MIAMI Citizen Bike is a 6-speed bicycle with a 20-inch steel folding frame that can support riders up to 220 pounds.

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