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6 Ways To Lower Your Blood Pressure For The DOT Physical

by Patrick Netzel

The DOT physical has stringent blood pressure requirements. Here are 6 ways to lower your blood pressure for the DOT physical

12 Tips To Help Drivers Stay Awake Longer

by Brett Aquila

Staying awake and alert for long periods of time is critical if you want to be a safe, productive driver. Here are some tips for staying awake longer.

Lowering Your Blood Pressure For The DOT Physical

by Patrick Netzel

There are a number of things you can do to lower your blood pressure in the short term like leading up to your physical, and long term for good health.

High Blood Pressure And Its Effect On Your Driving Career

by Patrick Netzel

There are many drivers out there today that have issues keeping their blood pressure under control. We'll cover the DOT regulations here.

Stereotypes and Trucking: A Match Made in the Cab

by Dave Ashelman

Stereotypes of truckers are hurting your trucking career, even if you don't fit the mold. It's time to step up, take pride, and expect more of ourselves.

The Sleep Apnea Witch Hunt

by Tanya Bons

Sleep apnea is a big topic in the trucking industry, but is it justified? Or is it a money-making scheme for the insurance companies and medical industry?

Trucking Here I Come

by TawnyScrawnyLion

This is my first trucking blog and I have a lot to say about the trucking industry and life in general. Here's a quick intro and some thoughts I have.

Losing Weight As A Truck Driver

by TruckerMike

Losing weight for truckers can be difficult. But if you have a simple plan and stick to it you can be in wonderful health on the road, without exercise!

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