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STRESS

Almost everyone experiences an occasional night of lost sleep.  It is a natural,perhaps adaptive, response to acute stress.


NAPS

If you are having trouble falling at night avoid naps in the early afternoon or evenings.


GETTING UP


No matter how poorly you have sleep the night before, always set your alarm to arise at thesame time each morning.


EXERCISE


Regular exercise can be an effective aid to sleep.  It releases engery and mental tensions.  It is better not to exercise
strenuously just before bedtime.


NOISES


Occasional noises form aircraft, street, or highway disturbs sleep even in people who do not awake an who cannot remember the
noise in the morning.  These sleep disturbances can reduce restful sleep.  People who sleep near excessive noise should try
heavy curtains in their bedrooms or ear plugs to protect the amount of restful sleep they get.




HOW TO CHOOSE A BUMPER: TIPS, TRICKS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Whether you’re finally getting rid of your stock bumper or you’re looking for one with more functionality, picking the right bumper a confusing task. There

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Looking for Dependable Drivers for Van OTR and Regional - Will review and consider all Dac and PSP Reports

We are family run, and small enough that you are not a number but a person! We are looking for dependable drivers residing in the Southeastern, Midwestern

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change of tactics of words

not what they say anymore its how they list it .... my case all listed as lane-change sideswipe ... how will a employer see it,,,, yup you guessed it all

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Brakes

Should you apply the parking brake, hand brake, and the service brake every time you park your truck?

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I won't give up!

It has been the longest 10 years of my life. I served my 7.5 years got out and working restaurant jobs. I got my CDL A 2 months ago and I can't get a call

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Dissecting The Pay Issue For Truckers

It’s no secret that one of the most hotly debated topics in the trucking industry deals with the amount of compensation that truckers are getting for his

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How to Properly Use Load Boards

https://goo.gl/Yda8fu How To Properly Use Load Boards Need to find a load fast to keep your trucks moving? Well, Then you could always use a load board.

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Time to drive your best with safety and professionalism

It’s a fact that driving is not for everyone. The life of a truck driver is all about living on the road, seeing the sites, meeting people from far and

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Improving the Health and Safety of Americas Roads

It’s not news that being a trucker can be a dangerous occupation. With the focus on logs and vehicle safety, we tend to forget about the most important

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Laws on training vs company policies

Is it against the law for a trainer to be asleep while a student drives a truck? And where can you find that law?

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CDL training

Hello, I been trying to get my CDL on my own with no luck. So I tried to call various trucking companies that offer training to get your CDL. And I get

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Kingpin locations

What's the value to having a 30 kingpin location in lieu of a 24 kingpin location?

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Mr trucker

I filled out my log book and I descoverd damage to headlight during my pretrip the later on at truck stop I went in side and came out and there was damage

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new to the industry

I am attending an academy in a couple weeks to obtain my CDL and enter the industry. Do I need a passport to travel into Canada and Mexico?

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I have two sex offenses both felonies and have a damn good truck driving job

This is how you do it. Course I had prior experience driving. But after I got out of prison it did not take me long to figure out that these big corporations

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HUNGER


Hunger may disturb sleep.  A light snack, especially warm milk, seems to help people get to sleep.


FOOD


Various foods stimulate the body and disturb sleep.  Avoid coffee, tea, and cola drinks near bedtime.  Avoid heavy meals.


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