Any Tips For Eating Healthy On The Road

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Ryan M.'s Comment
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Hello admin.. i would like to ask what kind of food to eat while being an otr trujck driver, tips for maintaining good health, and yes i want to avoid fast food, but when i eat fast food i order chicken wrap or chicken sandwich, im a fairly big belly dude, 230lbs.. i live up here in canada, maybe u guys could share what u cook in the truck, and how to install microwave and a plug in cord, thank u very much..

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

DWI:

Driving While Intoxicated

IDMtnGal 's Comment
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At the top of TT, there is a white box with "Search" in it. Type in "cooking" or "food" on truck and read the results. That will give you an idea.

WHEN you get trained, go out on the road, THEN ask specific questions that's applicable to the truck you are assigned. Until then, there's enough differences between trucks, that it's a moot point.

Laura

Delco Dave's Comment
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High protein, low carb diet (Keto). You definitely want to limit your carb intake, bread, pasta, potatoes, rice, sugar, ETC... Those carbs will turn to fat for storage unless your burning them. On a high protein, low carb diet your body will burn fat for energy instead of storing it.

I just went on that semi Keto diet a few weeks ago before my foot surgery knowing I wouldn’t be getting any exercise for awhile. I just wanted to maintain my current weight through recovery and actually lost 15 lbs

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

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