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Foods That Lower Blood Pressure in Truck Drivers
Aug11

Foods That Lower Blood Pressure in Truck Drivers

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, a 2014 National Survey of Long-Haul Truck Driver Health and Injury reports that about 26% of truck drivers in the United States have high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Among truck drivers, the report also states that 88% are at risk for developing either hypertension, smoking, or obesity. High blood pressure is one of the many major health concerns...

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Foods That Lower Cholesterol Levels In Truck Drivers
Aug02

Foods That Lower Cholesterol Levels In Truck Drivers

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, a 2014 National Survey of Long-Haul Truck Driver Health and Injury reports that about 22% of truck drivers across the country have high cholesterol levels. To add, the survey shows that the likelihood increases with a corresponding increase in body mass index (BMI). High cholesterol is a prevalent health condition in truck drivers that can cause heart diseases and...

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Exercises for Truckers with ‘Troy Thunder’
Jul26

Exercises for Truckers with ‘Troy Thunder’

For many truckers, their distance traveled to calories burned ratios are a little out of whack. While it’s sometimes difficult to tend to your fitness while on the road, it’s by no means impossible! Sure, you may be focused on a job well done, but finding time to incorporate some exercises for truckers into your schedule is incredibly important. Over the past several months, AllTruckJobs’ marketing team has been producing a...

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Common Truck Driver Health Concerns
Jul18

Common Truck Driver Health Concerns

Health is a major concern that truck drivers and their respective families have about the trucking lifestyle. With hours spent on the road, the idea of maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be difficult when your mind is occupied by various sources of stress that accompany the job. With that being said, it can be difficult to keep track of what can go wrong with your health. Here at AllTruckJobs, we have compiled a list of five common...

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4 Tips to Reduce Stress When On The Road
Jul14

4 Tips to Reduce Stress When On The Road

Stress follows everyone, especially truck drivers. When you are on the road for over 10 hours every day, it’s no surprise that you experience stress. As a truck driver, your source of stress could stem from anything road related such as traffic jams, rude drivers, or difficult weather. However, being away from your loved ones can also cause stress with relationships. It is important to identify when you are experiencing stress,...

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Vision Requirements for CDL Drivers
Jul11

Vision Requirements for CDL Drivers

As just about anyone in the industry will tell you, commercial driving is a job that demands the utmost precision, safety, and continued awareness of your surroundings in order to be successful. Most are aware of the fact that trucking across the country is a profession12 depending on people with a high capacity for physical and mental endurance. With all sorts of regulations and health standards, commercial drivers need to meet...

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