Trucker Health: 7 Foods Better At Keeping You Awake Than Coffee

Relying On Energy Drinks & Coffee? Let’s face it. Falling asleep at the wheel is not good for your health. Or your truck driving job. So energy drinks and coffee seem to be a safe bet to keep you awake. However, for your long term health, there ARE some healthy foods – 7 listed in this Men’s Health article – ...

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Cummins Natural Gas Engine On The Way

Better Than Diesel?   Cummins has produced a natural gas engine that could be used in trucks in the future. We’ll keep an eye on this. http://www.forbes.com/sites/trucksdotcom/2016/04/11/natural-gas-engine-cummins-on-way/#48afa784ac12

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SC Fuel Tax: Better Ways?

How To Charge A Fuel Tax? http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20160405/PC1603/160409682/report-finds-scdot-needs-better-structure-more-money People in the trucking industry may differ on whether or not South Carolina should raise its fuel tax in order to create funding to fix the crumbling road and highway system. We acknowledge there are pros and cons. This article (click the link above) in the Charleston Post & Courier sheds light on ...

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Trucker Health: Lowfat Foods Are Making You Fat

Truck Drivers & Weight Loss You don’t have to be around the trucking business very long to know what research has proven: the majority of truck drivers have problems with their weight. A recent national study found the average weight of truck drivers sampled was over 250 pounds, and unfortunately that weight was caused mostly by unhealthy levels of fat. ...

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National Truck Driver Advocacy Video Contest

Contest!! We’d Love to See a Palmetto Payloader Win! Click on the link (above) to see details of this national contest. Truck Driver Video Advocacy Contest!! March 2016 through August 2016 Hundreds of $ Cash $ Prizes awarded to top 3 winners!!

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Trucker Locks Thief In Trailer

Theif Smashes Liquor Bottles While Trapped The Bismarck Tribune in North Dakota reports a trucker who discovered a thief trying to take his cargo during a delivery to a liquor store was able to detain the man until police arrived. His quick thinking allowed him to come up with a simple yet creative solution. It doesn’t matter if a thief ...

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