With the COVID-19 pandemic adding additional stressors to every trucker’s life, we thought we’d round up some helpful blogs we’ve written over the years to help you adjust to life on the road as it is now. Life over the road has never been simple, and these articles from our blog will help you eat better, stay connected to your loved ones, get you active and help you stay healthy as you continue to be on the front lines of the supply chain.
Cooking Equipment to Make Your Life Easier -We get asked a lot of questions from new and seasoned truckers alike. Two questions we get asked a lot is “What are drivers eating on the road” and “How are drivers cooking on the road?” It doesn’t matter how long you have been driving, many drivers don’t know all the secrets of cooking on the road, ways to save money on food and what kitchen tools are going to be your best friend.
Grab and Go Doesn’t Have to Mean Fast Food Joints – Of course, prepping and cooking isn’t always an option, life is busy and sometimes when you’re in you just need time to rest and relax with the family. This may lead to a more expensive and unhealthy trip down the road, but it having that reset is equally important to keep the balance in your life.
Cleaning Your Truck – You live, work and relax all in the same small area, so your space should be as cleaned, organized, and healthy as it can be. It’s important, especially with the pandemic we are facing today, to keep your space clean; for your benefit and the people you come in contact with!
Have You Seen These 4 Apps to Stay Connected with Your Trucker – Being apart from your loved one’s sucks. It’s one of those things that truck drivers and their families sign up for. Staying connected with your trucking spouse can be challenging. The same works for your driver staying connected with you. Both of you have busy days and responsibilities.
What are Easy Trucker Exercises? – Trucking is, kind of, an unhealthy lifestyle. Well, more than kind of. According to Corporate Wellness Magazine, “Statistics from the National Institute of Health show that more than 50 percent of truck drivers are obese, compared to the national rate of 26.7 percent. Compared to the general population, the prevalence of diabetes is 50 percent higher and 87 percent of truck drivers have hypertension or pre-hypertension, compared to the national average of 58.3 percent (JOEM 2009).”