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20
Mar

Top 10 Surprising Foods That Contain Dairy

Top 10 Surprising Foods That Contain Dairy Many people may not realize that a surprising number of our foods contain dairy. Milk and modified milk ingredients, such as butter oil, casein, whey and powdered milk are often added to fortify our foods with calcium and protein, enhance flavours or lengthen the shelf-life. I took a quick stroll around my local

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27
Sep

Annual Report Ranks The Nation’s 10 States With The Worst Highways

Annual Report Ranks The Nation’s 10 States With The Worst Highways The Reason Foundation has just released their 22nd Annual Highway Report, which ranks the nation’s highway systems by state in terms of performance and cost effectiveness. These Ten States Have The Nation’s Worst Highways 1. Alaska 2. New Jersey 3. Hawaii 4. Rhode Island 5. Massachusetts 6. New York

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27
Sep

How To Get A Copy Of Your DAC Report

How To Get A Copy Of Your DAC Report The information that is on your DAC or PSP could mean the difference between landing your dream driving job or not.  It’s importation to know what’s on your record, so that you can report or contest errors.  By law, you’re entitled to one, free report each year.  Just as there are

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22
Sep

FMCSA Issues Final Ruling On Windshield Mounted Devices

FMCSA Issues Final Ruling On Windshield Mounted Devices Today the FMCSA issued a final ruling that will allow truck drivers to install certain devices on the interior of their windshields. Ruling Will Permit Drivers To Mount Some Devices In Area That Is Swept By Windshield Wipers The ruling will allow truck drivers to mount “vehicle safety technology” devices on the

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27
Aug

Nearly All Truck Drivers Will Require Sleep Apnea Testing According To New Guidelines

Nearly All Truck Drivers Will Require Sleep Apnea Testing According To New Guidelines In late August 2016, the FMCSA’s Medical Review Board published a list of guidelines for required sleep apnea testing and treatment. The medical recommendations will be used as a basis to develop future law proposals. According to their guidelines, a trucker must be tested for Obstructive Sleep

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22
Apr

Tired Truck Drivers Result In Hazardous Highways

Maine Voices: In The Long Haul, Tired Truck Drivers Result In Hazardous Highways By Daphne Izer Special to the Press Herald LISBON — As many of my fellow Mainers know, after my son Jeff was killed by a tired trucker in 1993, I founded Parents Against Tired Truckers and began advocating to make trucking safer. In over two decades of

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18
Apr

Untreated Sleep Apnea Makes Truck Drivers 5 Times As Likely To Crash

“It’s really key for the public to weigh in on this,” says one researcher. You probably know that things like alcohol, vision problems and texting are all risk factors for traffic accidents. But what about the seemingly innocuous condition of sleep apnea? Obstructive sleep apnea is a chronic disorder in which a person experiences pauses in breathing during the night, leading to

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