Truck News


  • OTR Wellness offers mental health services to drivers and families

    October 31, 2012 2:57PM by Truck News

    ST. MARYS, Ont. — A mental health professional with a family background in trucking has set up a mental wellness, coaching and support service specifically for professional drivers and their families.

  • Feature Health & Safety

    build yourself up

    August 1, 2012 12:00AM by Mark Borkowski

    Workplace stress can tear us apart. It plays havoc on our physical and emotional well-being – and ultimately sabotages our performance. If you feel like you are precariously juggling both work and personal/family life responsibilities,…

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Winter burnout compounded by improving freight environment

    May 1, 2011 12:00AM by Al Goodhall

    Hello Spring! I wasn’t sure if you were going to put in an appearance at all this year. As I looked back over the past four or five months, I realized how burned out I was.

  • Feature Health & Safety

    The road to wellness

    May 1, 2011 12:00AM by Dr. Christopher Singh

    When truck drivers are healthy, everyone involved in the industry wins. Drivers feel better and experience less downtime due to injury or illness. Also, companies have employees that are more productive and are less likely to face costly…

  • Women in Trucking named finalist in Pepsi’s $250,000 grant competition

    November 3, 2010 1:54PM by Truck News

    PLOVER, Wis. — The Women in Trucking Association has been named a finalist in the Pepsi Refresh program, which is offering up millions of dollars for “refreshing ideas that change the world.”

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Beating burnout

    July 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    Any economic downturn can be rough on a fleet’s sales force. Even the top performers in the group can suddenly find it difficult to secure a sale. They begin to lose faith in their abilities. Nothing …