Late night snacking during COVID-19

These last couple of months have been a whirlwind. From the whole country being on lockdown to opening back up to closing to mandatory face masks mandates. Throughout this time frame, we have seen that many stores, gas stations and restaurants…

Tips for a healthy diet

As a working adult, finding new ideas for eating healthy can be a challenge. As a truck driver, the task of living a healthy life raises more challenges than your average working adult. At truck stops, it is convenient to buy large sodas, chips,…
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Am I too old for trucking?

Do you believe that there is an age limit to start a career? If you are currently unhappy with your current career, you are not stuck! There are options for you to wake up every day and enjoy what you do while making a difference in people’s…
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Essential gear for truckers

Truck driving can be rough on your body which is why it is important to have all the essential gear to make the trucker lifestyle easier on your body. The right gear includes shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen and window UV protection. In addition…
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Health problems for truckers

Did you know that Americans spend nearly 90 percent of the day being inactive? This is especially true for people who sit down all day at work, come home and sit to watch tv and finally lay down for the night. This can accumulate to 21 hours…

What foods are really healthy?

Healthy eating is essential in all areas of life. What you eat has an impact on your body and mental well-being. It affects your concentration, energy levels and decision making. Statistics show that eight out of 10 road accidents are related…
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Tips for driving during tornado season

Last week was the official start to summer, and if you are driving through the Midwest, it means that you need to be wary of tornados. They can happen at any time but tornado season is from April to August. Tornados are also more likely to occur…
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Great exercises for truck drivers on the road

Staying active is vital for any person to be healthy, both mentally and physically. A Midwest trucking company like TransWood encourages employees to work on their mental and physical health.  Truckers play large roles in every sector, from…
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What truckers to follow on social media

Who do you follow on social media? Are you looking for people in your industry to relate to? There are plenty of blogs, podcasts and trucking influencers for other truckers to relate to! This is perfect for first-year truckers to truckers who…

Summer Safety Tips

Summer is finally here! From cold winters to being inside 24/7 it’s time to get out and enjoy the sunshine! While the beloved sunshine can be a mood enhancer for people, it may also put you at risk to overheat or get sunburnt.  Did you…