- Medical Providers for Trucker's 2 Year Physicals to Set Up Shop at Truckstops
With a trucker's schedule, finding time for your DOT physical can be tricky. You need to find a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration–approved medical examiner every two years to maintain your CDL, and sometimes the two-year-deadline approaches when you're out on the road.
- New Liability Limits - Are You In the Know?
One of the risks that goes along with owning a trucking company is having to make liability payments if one of your drivers injures someone in an accident. This amount is decided on through the legal system and typically goes toward compensating victims for medical care. The minimum liability requirement right now is $750,000.
- Virginia Doctor Tends Truckers on Their Schedule and Builds His Practice at the Same Time
Virginia Doctor Tends Truckers on Their Schedule and Builds His Practice at the Same Time
- $2.6M Study Devoted to Atlantic Trucker's Health Concerns
Today, we're taking a look a new Canadian study researching why truckers are experiencing a reduced lifespan compared to the rest of the population: University of Moncton professor, Michel Johnson, is conducting a study to find out why truckers in Atlantic Canada seem to have a life span that is 10 years under the norm.
- Focus on St Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund
St Christopher is the patron saint of travelers and by order of the Vatican, the designated patron saint of truckers. The Relief Fund is a non-profit corporation (501(c)(3)) which delivers financial aid to professional drivers with medical issues and who cannot afford the treatment or to carry the cost of insurance. In addition the St Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund also carries out medical and healthcare research which will help truckers in direct need and drivers generally.