Caroline TaylorLifeGood choice, bad choice: healthy dessertsHealthy Choices for Desserts. Ice Cream choices.September 26, 2011HomeGood choice, bad choice: frozen mealsYou don’t always have to order fast food when you run out of time to cook a meal from scratch. Frozen meals are still an excellent way to get the nutrients your body needs. And because a lot of microwave meals have a reputation for tasting like plastic and freezer burn, Truckers News has picked […]September 23, 2011LifeWater bottle: look good while doing goodBobble is a reusable water bottle that filters water as you drink. Bobble was created with the intention of giving consumers an environmentally friendly replacement to plastic water bottles — most of which end up in the ocean, on the street or in landfills. The filters are interchangeable and replaceable, which makes it easy to […]August 16, 2011BusinessMobile jump startThe HT1224 12/24V commercial jump starter is a wheeled unit. It delivers 1,400 cold-cranking amps in 12-volt mode and 800 CCA in 24-volt mode. The HT1224 comes with two Group 31 batteries, 10-foot jumper cable leads, an automatic battery charger and 10-in. pneumatic tires for increased mobility. SOLAR, cloreautomotive.com, (800) 328-2921July 25, 2011BusinessSuper single tireThe G278 MSD super single tire is designed for tough and severe-duty vocational applications and features a crisscross tread design that offers improved off-road traction and helps pump water from the tread. The grooved angles have full-width interlocking groove protectors. The tire is available in 385/65R, 425/65R and 445/65R sizes. GOODYEAR, www.goodyear.com/truckJune 13, 2011LifeGood choice, Bad choice: potato chipsGrocery stores and healthy-choice restaurants may not be an option when hunger strikes on the road. While browsing through the gas station aisle for different snacks, one of the most temping choices is a bag of chips, because they’re crunchy, salty and easy to eat at the wheel. Good choice: Sun Chips Original Bad choice: […]April 15, 2011LifeGood choice, Bad choice: Domino's PizzaDomino’s Pizza is the fail-safe plan for a quick, last-minute family or party-size meal. Even though pizza should be eaten in moderation, it’s hard to control the temptation of choosing among endless combinations of crusts, sauces and toppings. Good choice: Grilled Chicken and Veggies Pizza Bad choice: Sausage and Cheese Pizza Calories and Fat: The […]April 12, 2011HomeDriver of the MonthBison Transport hauler sees work of a lifetime in trucking.April 1, 2011LifeGood choice, Bad choice: TCBY yogurtThe Country’s Best Yogurt holds true to its name by offering hand-scooped and soft serve yogurt treats that are more nutritious than ice cream and contain probiotics and active cultures that benefit the body’s immune system, digestive health and bones. While it’s hard to make a bad choice there, you can make a slightly wiser […]March 18, 2011LifeGood choice, Bad choice: Smoothie King smoothiesSmoothie King has the ultimate leg up on all other fast food restaurants—the menu is just blended combinations of fruit. All though the idea of a smoothie trumps the Big Mac indefinitely, be wary of the extra calories and fat hidden in some of the recipes. Good choice: Immune Builder Bad choice: Peanut Power Plus […]March 4, 2011Page 1 of 2Next PageTop StoriesOverdrive RadioOwner-operator business evolution in 'Partners in Business': RoundtableThis wide-ranging discussion with Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley, ATBS' Mike Hosted, and Overdrive's Gary Buchs keyed in on vital aspects of owner-operator business practice, from basic task management to make-or-break of cost/revenue numbers engagement....RegulationsNot comprehensive enough: Trucking responds to FMCSA's proposed CSA-scores changesBusinessThe work-life balancing act: With rates down, focus on family, customer relationshipsRegulationsTruck parking funding, weight flexibility bills advance in HouseSponsor ContentEngineered for superior calls in high-noise environments.