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 […]
While cooking in big trucks is certainly not a new concept, it is one that is gaining popularity.  There are any number of reasons for the growing interest for cooking while over the road. Perhaps it has something to do with the growing number of couples teaming together.  Or maybe it is the large impact […]
Lately there has been talk about how drivers are no longer considered the Knights of the Road. There are many reasons for that.  The attitudes of some drivers, tighter schedules, and electronic logs, concern for liability, and load hi-jacking to name a few of the concerns.  When we look at various social media outlets. We […]
During the Great American Truck Show (GATS) I was able to get a few minutes of Lindsay Lawler’s time. GATS  2014 was a busy time for those of us who were attending. Lindsay was no exception. She performed 2 concerts, one on Friday, and another on Saturday, at the HTAA (Healthy Trucking Association of America) stage […]
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 […]
Hard to believe that the first truck show I ever attended was this year. I managed to make it for the first day of MATS (Mid American Truck Show).  Needless to say I was hooked.  Not so much on MATS which is truly a great show, but on truck shows themselves.  Where else do you […]
Last week I briefly introduced Christina Schnese and her organization Make It Happen USA.  While I could go on and on about her story.  I think it is best if she tells her story in her own words. Her Story: My name is Christina Schnese and I am proud to say I am a leukemia […]
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