Life

Medical exemptions for hearing loss, seizure disorder in the works

Before a group that included several members of the Deaf Truckers United advocacy group, FMCSA's medical chief Elaine Papp detailed agency efforts on new exemption programs.

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Owner-operator Rick Ash’s health reading list

The Trucking Solutions Group of owner-operators, of which Ash is a member, is hosting an open call tomorrow, Oct. 31, at 3 p.m. Find call-in details, along with recommended health reading, in this story.

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Health tip: Adjust your internal clock

For people who work at night, sleeping during the day can be very difficult.

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FMCSA: Expect sleep apnea guidance proposal in near term

At the 2012 Truck Driver Social Media Convention, Elaine Papp, chief of FMCSA's Medical Programs Division, offered insights on the agency's plan to introduce official sleep apnea guidance.

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Perishable goods: Former driver finds himself on highway to hell

A disgraced trucker finds himself making a deal to help him climb back to the top of the trucking world, but it may be a deal he can't keep.

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Halloween candy

Healthy Halloween candy may seem like an oxymoron. Still, you have options. Look for these candies in the store for healthier choices.

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New $10K scholarship to be awarded to sidelined driver

Drivers sidelined from trucking for medical reasons are asked to submit applications for the trade-school scholarship via the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund by Nov. 15.

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Motor Inn truck stop is next best thing to home

The Motor Inn and Family Restauran in Mendon, Ohio offers a true mom-and-pop experience.

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Are All-Makes Parts Right For You?

Destination unknown: Bayou leaves driver searching for reality

Henry Thorson just wanted to pick up one last load in Louisiana before turning in for the night. The road leading there took him further than he thought.

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Adjustable jump rope

This adjustable Atlus jump rope is good for a quick, easy cardiovascular exercise routine outside your truck.

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