Women in Trucking Blog / Health and Wellness

by Matheson Trucking Inc., on Oct 16, 2020 1:37:47 PM

Most truck drivers would say that they are working to live. However, maintaining work/life balance as a truck driver can be difficult. Although the road offers many freedoms, they often …

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Topics:Work/Life BalanceHealth and Wellness

by Leanne Shub, on Sep 25, 2020 8:15:00 AM

Stress is a daily companion for most professional drivers. It was once considered only to be a mental condition. But in fact, it affects us physically, especially when we experience them …

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Topics:Life on the RoadHealth and Wellness

by Norman Winegar, on Sep 21, 2020 4:03:56 PM

Concerned about your level of stress? Feeling a little burned out, maybe even depressed? At Women In Trucking, we believe that taking care of our emotional health is important. We want to …

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Topics:Women In TruckingHealth and Wellness

by Ellen Voie, on Sep 4, 2020 4:59:22 PM

I never thought I could be friends with a piece of technology that is exceptionally nosey. I’m a pretty private person, and the thought of sharing my physical data makes …

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Topics:Work/Life BalanceHealth and WellnessEllen's Blog

by Norman Winegar, on Aug 25, 2020 5:46:44 PM

Recall the flight safety instructions we always hear just before takeoff? The ones to which you don’t pay much attention. Remember the part that says, secure your own oxygen mask …

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Topics:Professional DevelopmentWork/Life BalanceHealth and Wellness

by Ellen Voie, on Jul 29, 2020 1:52:29 PM

Recently I reached out to our driver members and asked them about the stresses they are experiencing due to the COVID 19 Pandemic. Challenges included access to personal protection supplies and …

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Topics:Life on the RoadDriver PerspectiveHealth and Wellness

by Ellen Voie, on Jun 2, 2020 3:36:00 PM

The trucking industry has long been a male-dominated environment, and although things are changing, it's still predominantly men behind the wheel, in the corner office, and the shop. As women …

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Topics:Human ResourcesLife on the RoadWomen In TruckingHealth and WellnessEllen's Blog

by Norman Winegar, on May 18, 2020 2:51:00 PM

May is national Mental Health Awareness Month. It's an opportunity for Americans to become more aware of how important good mental health is to us as individuals and to our …

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Topics:Professional DevelopmentHealth and Wellness

by Bob Stanton, on Mar 23, 2020 5:16:00 PM

Truckers For A Cause medical support group cofounder and long-haul trucker Bob Stanton helped put together the following “decision tree” of sorts in hopes of assisting any driver faced with …

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Topics:SafetyLife on the RoadHealth and Wellness

by Jeana Hysell, on Feb 21, 2020 11:06:00 AM

Commercial drivers “should exercise caution” when deciding whether to use CBD oil, the Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced. Products containing the hemp-derived substance known as cannabidiol have grown in …

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Topics:SafetyIndustry NewsHealth and Wellness