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Posts Tagged With 'Health'


The Decrease of Daylight

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Monday, October 26, 2020

It happens twice every year—the switch from standard time to daylight saving time in the spring and back again come autumn. Add to that the decrease in daylight hours and driving between time zones and it can all be pretty disruptive to sleep patterns and mood. It can even be a bit confusing when it comes to logging time. Read More

How Difficult is it to Become a Truck Driver? It’s More About Being a Truck Driver

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Monday, August 31, 2020

So, you’re thinking about getting your CDL-A and starting a career in truck driving? It sounds great – the open road, new sights, and cities, the independence you’ll feel as you drive. While all of these benefits are part of it, there are some things you should consider to make sure you are a good candidate for a life on the road. Read More

Stress—How to Decompress Quickly

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Monday, August 17, 2020

How does a person behind the wheel of a truck maneuvering up to 80,000 pounds of weight manage that primal acute stress response? Read on as we offer a few methods to quickly get that heart rate down and the mind focused on the task at hand. Read More

Cool Eats on the Road

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Can you believe the heatwave we are experiencing in the Midwest? What better way for an NTB driver to cool off than with a cold healthy meal at the beginning and end of a long workday (or night). We’ve got a recipe, a couple of easy frozen snack ideas, and a few other ways to cool off for your drive. Read More

Wind Down at the End of the Day/Week—Tips and techniques to leave work at work and find relaxation a

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Monday, June 22, 2020

It’s Monday and as a driver for NTB if your “weekend” falls on a Wednesday and Thursday, Monday can still seem like the longest day of the week. Finding a way that works for you to leave work at work and find peace and tranquility at the end of each day and week will help make life happy. Read More

Keeping Your Truck Cab Clean – New Ways to Stay Healthy on the Road

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Monday, March 30, 2020

During this time when we need to keep our spaces not just dusted but disinfected, we’d like to offer some recommendations to keep your cab as clean and sanitized as possible. Read More

Staying Healthy on the Road—Be Happy: Part 3 of a 3 Part Series

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Monday, February 17, 2020

The link between happiness and good health is strong, and that relationship is a balancing act in both directions. People living healthy lifestyles tend to be happier. But did you know that happiness brings with it a healthier body? Read More

Staying Healthy on the Road—Exercise: Part Two of a Three-Part Series

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Keeping your body limber and strong is the best way to make your long-hauls as comfortable as possible–no sweat! Read More

Have a Happy New Year! Staying Healthy on the Road—Part One of a Three Part Series

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Monday, December 30, 2019

It’s time to gear up for the first day of 2020! The beginning of a new decade is upon us, giving us even more reasons to think about all of our goals to be healthier and happier for not only the next year, but the next 10 years. For NTB drivers, and those thinking of a career with us, we have a few ideas to help you get your new year off to a good and tasty start. Read More

New Driver Packing List

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Getting into the routine of a new driving career can be challenging. We’d like to offer a few items for your packing list to help make your home away from home feel, well, more like...home! Read More

Ways to Stay Spiritually Awake When You Can’t Make it to Services

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Monday, November 4, 2019

There are things each of us can do to stay connected to our spiritual side when we can't make it to service. We have a few inspiring suggestions for ways to worship when on the road. Read More

Trucking 411—Stay Cool While Driving a Truck

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Driving a truck can be a rewarding, fulfilling career, but sometimes driving in summer can feel like standing seven inches from the midday sun. Here are some quick tips on how to stay cool (and keep your cool) during those hot summer months. Read More

Getting Good Sleep While Being a Truck Driver

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Everyone has a unique sleep routine that makes them feel comfortable and safe. Whether you starfish out on your mattress at home or like to cuddle up tight with a teddy bear, here are some tips to make getting sleep on the road the way you like. Read More

Stay Healthy This Spring

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Don't let sickness get the best of you. Make being healthy your top priority with these simple tips. Read More

Healthier Habits Make for Healthier Drivers

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Monday, January 21, 2019

Staying healthy is essential not just for your well-being, but for success in your career as well. Read More