Surviving the Capacity Crunch as a Truck Driver

We're just about halfway through one of the busiest years the trucking industry has seen in over a decade. With the busiest months still ahead of us, and freight volumes continuing to rise, there doesn't seem to be an end in sight. There is a lot of information out there on the capacity crunch and how trucking [...]

By | June 4th, 2018|Healthy Living|0 Comments

Family Time: Things to do in May

All work and no play makes drivers go CRAZY! There is always an abundance of things to do while your in for your days off, but making sure that you get in some quality time with family and friends should be a top priority. Leave the chores behind and get out to one of these [...]

By | April 30th, 2018|Healthy Living, Truck Driver Lifestyle|0 Comments

Driving can be a Real Pain in the Neck

A stiff neck is generally the result of muscles weakening over time from poor posture or misuse. Driving for long periods of time, coupled with poor posture, can cause the muscles around the neck joints to tire and become overstretched. What’s Really Happening with Your Neck When your neck muscles are weak, and you try [...]

By | April 9th, 2018|Healthy Living, Trucker Health|0 Comments

Family Time: Things to do in March

The Importance of Family Time for Trucking Families You need to spend quality time with family during the limited time you're together. Don't miss an opportunity to have a great time with your family! Plus we're enjoying some pretty nice weather lately. Check out some event happening in March. Lac du Bonnet Ice Fishing Derby Dates: [...]

By | February 26th, 2018|Healthy Living|0 Comments

Taking Your Kids on a Ride Along: It’s totally worth it!

It can be difficult as a truck driver to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Constantly being away from home is difficult and there is never enough time to see everyone and do everything that you would like. Truck drivers’ lead untraditional lives to make a living and unless you have been a part of the [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|Healthy Living|0 Comments

Family Time: Things to do in January

Family time is important. As drivers, we need to make the most of our home time. Here are a few things you and your family might enjoy. 2018 KidFish Ice Derby The Anglers of Manitoba are inviting families to bundle up, grab their fishing lines, and head out on to the ice for the annual [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|Healthy Living|0 Comments

Surviving the Holidays as a Trucking Family

As the song goes, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”, but some of us may not be feeling that right about now. Being a trucker during the holidays can certainly take its toll on you and your family. Overall, this is the busiest season of the year in trucking, in family gatherings, in [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|Healthy Living|0 Comments

Family Time: Things to do in December

Family time is important. As drivers, we need to make the most of our home time. Here are a few things you and your family might enjoy. There’s a lot of Christmas stuff but not only Christmas stuff.

By | December 4th, 2017|Healthy Living, Truck Driver Lifestyle|0 Comments

Ease Your Aches and Pains

Being a truck driver can certainly be hard on your body. Hours of sitting and lumping freight can create multiple discomforts that can be difficult to treat, especially if you don't know what to do. Appling ice or heat can help you combat and ease many of the aches and pains you develop. Here is [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Healthy Living|0 Comments

You are not Alone

Life on the road can be lonely. Leaving behind a spouse, children, family, friends or even your family pet can be difficult and lead to feelings of guilt, sadness, and depression. It can be difficult to identify your feelings, and even more difficult to ask for help but it’s important to know that you are [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|Healthy Living|0 Comments
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