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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…

Healthy fast food hacks

As a truck driver, the truck stops are often filled with fast food options and finding a healthy, quick place to eat may become a challenge. The trucker lifestyle is hours on the road with limited healthy food options, but did you know that…

Why Veterans make good truckers

Thank you to all our Veterans for their service! If you are a veteran you might find yourself wondering, “what is next?” The unknown can be challenging, but there is always an industry who is searching for new candidates! Based on your experience…

Tips for finding a work-life balance

Balancing family life and trucking can be difficult because of the time spent away from home and the best trucking companies, like TransWood, will help you find the balance that works for you and your family.  Here are some tips for balancing…

Importance of stretching during over the road driving

How does your body feel after sitting down for a long period of time? Does your body stiffen and the muscles get tight? On average, Americans spend at least nine hours a day sitting. That is from working all day, the commute and sitting down…