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Join the Trucking Solutions Group for our annual Health Awareness walk at MATS 2014.

We’re moving the walk this year down to the Papa John’s parking lot. We’ll be walking Thursday evening after the show closes.

Our friends and sponsor, TA/Petro are sponsoring the lot this year and are offering a shower area. We’ll meet at 6:30 p.m. at that shower area and take a leisurely stroll over to Churchill Downs Raceway and back. Most people don’t realize that the home of the Kentucky Derby is so close to the Papa John’s lot.

Join us and show your support. Together we’ll improve trucker health one driver at a time.

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NTSB Announces its “Top 10 Most Wanted List”

Although the National Transportation Safety Board does not have the authority to implement rules or regulations, each year they make recommendations as to what they would like to see happen within the transportation industry to improve safety. Keep in mind that in addition to trucking, they also oversee rail, marine and aviation segments of transportation as well.

To see this years’ “Top 10 Most Wanted List” click here

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Health Article

Surveys show that more than 1 in every 3 Americans is now considered obese. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) more than one-third of U.S. adults (35.7%) are obese. Approximately 17% (or 12.5 million) of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years are obese. To see obesity trends by state click here Obesity Trends.

Our Home page will feature a link to health related articles relating to this health epidemic and many other health subjects. For more health related articles please visit our
Health Articles page.

Subway or McDonald’s–Which is Healthier?
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     Fun Fact:       

The human eye blinks an average of 4,200,000 times per year.

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Are you having tire wear or handling problems with your truck?
Mike Beckett from MD Alignment, a good friend of the Trucking Solutions Group throughout our existence, has graciously agreed to allow us to use parts of his wildly popular book “Truck Wheel Alignment  A Common Man’s Guide” on our website.

Click on the Mike Beckett page above. Start with the introduction and then move on to the other installments.
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