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 […]
A good friend Jewel Jones President of Over the Road Apparel e-mailed me a request the other night.  She wanted to do a promotion for driver appreciation week in the form of a contest based around the simple hashtag of #WHYIDRIVE.  She asked me if I would mind taking a picture with that tag in one […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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