Road Tested Living
Truck show season is winding down, and to paraphrase Hank Williams JR.  Are you ready for a Truck Show?  Each year at the end of August people gather in Dallas for The Great American Truck Show.  Yes we can debate for hours about a Truck Show in august in Dallas.  Yet despite the heat many […]
As truck drivers we all know how hard it is to find balance.  The balance of long workdays, combined with time on the road, and  family obligations, finding time for ourselves or personal interests and our health is a challenge.  Like many drivers this one I struggle with.  The last several years has been working on […]
Following up with our much loved Canadian biker, I asked Taavi about his favorite biking locations.  His answer brought up some unexpected, and interesting points.  He told me he has many locations he enjoys biking.  But mentions Nashville, Tenneessee for the “bridge downtown, cycling paths, and farmer’s market.”  It certainly is a city with a […]
In an earlier article we spoke with Taavi about his quest for losing weight and getting healthy again after a seven-year hiatus.  Driving a big truck often leads to being sedentary and falling into unhealthy habits, as Taavi personally discovered.  With a bit of determination, motivation, and a change in daily routines he was able […]
They say when you are out on the road you meet many interesting people.  38 Year old Taavi Rutishauser is one of those interesting people!  He is a truck driver, mountain bike rider, on-road bicycle rider, and worked as a bike messenger prior to becoming a truck driver.  He is a marathon runner, an entrepreneur, […]
At  GATS in Dallas TX, this year was the lead off to a major event that will be taking place for driver health and wellness.  Rolling Strong, along with Freightliner, and the Truckers Rolling Against Hepatits-C Campaign, had a driver wellness pavilion at GATS.  At this pavilion one could have their blood pressure, weight and […]