Star Air owes $300K to drivers
A truck driver for Star Air Inc. was stopped by West Virginia State Police and cited for hauling an excess load without a commercial driver’s license, operating an overweight trailer, and driving without a logbook. Citations also were issued because the truck did not have its U.S. Department of Transportation number, company name, or home […]
The Pressure of Extra Pounds On Joints
How being Overweight or Obese impacts your joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments Being overweight or obese has a number of health consequences. We have discussed many of these health consequences such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, inflammation, and metabolic syndrome. Another consequence of too much weight is the impact on your joints, muscles, […]
Belly Fat – What’s the big deal?
Having belly fat is indeed a BIG deal! Having extra fat in the belly doubles your risk of death by fifty percent. Unfortunately, the stereotypical truck driver image is depicted with a large belly. Poor eating, very little exercise, and regular stress are just a few of the contributing factors drivers face while on the […]
Industry needs involvement in managing regulation
Even though the trucking industry has managed to cope with a wide range of challenges, there’s one area where the industry is sorely lacking, and that’s in the area of managing regulatory expectations. Regulations are a fact of business life, but it’s incumbent on those in the industry to play a balancing role in the […]