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Oakland Port Commission Seeks Resolution to Allow Local Officials Real Power to Clean Up Diesel Truck Pollution; Improve Security, Safety

OAKLAND, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a rebuke to the status quo in a deregulated trucking market, the Oakland Commission acknowledged a critical need for Congress to modernize transportation policy so the Port has the legal authority to set and enforce trucking industry standards ...

Obesity linked to dangerous sleep apnea in truck drivers

Somerville, MA/Providence, RI -- Truck crashes are a significant public health hazard causing thousands of deaths and injuries each year, with driver fatigue and sleepiness being major causes. A new study has confirmed previous findings that obesity-driven testing strategies identify commercial tr...

California Rules to Cut Diesel Truck Pollution Called Most Sweeping in U.S.

Will Dramatically Cut Largest Source of Deadly Diesel Pollution in State SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Air Resources Board today approved two diesel truck regulations that will dramatically cut the largest source of diesel pollution in the state and...

Proposed Truck Clean-Up Rule Will Save Billions in Health-Related Costs for Truckers and Other Californians

Rule Makes Smart Economic Sense, Will Stimulate Economy, Save Lives SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 5, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Schwarzenegger Administration's proposed truck clean-up rule, which the California Air Resources Board (CARB) will vote on next Friday, will provide a much-needed...

LegalView Re-launching Truck Accident Injury Information Portal with Updated News and Information on the Costly and Dangerous Accidents

LegalView announced the re-launch of its truck accident practice area that will provide victims of these costly and fatal truck accidents with updated articles and facts to help them overcome the severity of the incident. The truck accident injury information portal will also provide insightful s...

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

If the Indian truck drivers are known to be more prone to HIV than any other segment of the population, in the US too they are more at risk of contracting a whole range of health problems than most others . They account for nearly 15 percent of U.S. work-related deaths. Obesity is rampant amon...

Richard Gere Urges Truck Drivers to Have Safe Sex

Terming truck drivers as an important lifeline of the growing Indian economy, Hollywood star Richard Gere urged them to practise safe sex and help prevent HIV.// "Since truck drivers stay out of home for nearly 25 days a month, they succumb to their desires which finally ends up in spreading HI...

High Prevalence of AIDS among Indian Truck drivers

New Delhi: A startling study indicates that almost 40 percent of India's truck drivers and their helpers are infected with AIDS virus and there is an urgent need to create awareness// among this community to check the spread of the fatal disease. India currently has over 5.1 million AIDS pati...

Jarrow Formulas' Coconut Oil Customer Celebrates 100th Birthday!

...g family looked to California for new opportunities, a new life, and a new faith. Clarence's first job in The Golden State was driving a construction truck with bad brakes from the very top to the very bottom of The Hoover Dam. After that, he brought his family to East Los Angeles where he sold Hoover Vac...

DUI Deaths Down 9 Percent in California

...d a new campaign to convince riders to take training classes through the California Motorcyclist Safety Program. The campaign also encourages car and truck drivers to be mindful of motorcycles in traffic. For over two years California state, county, and local governments, as well as numerous advo...

Full Transcript of Pelosi Press Conference on Health Care Reform

... mother. Everybody else called me Phil. My mother would call me Philip Allen when she was actually upset with me. But, anyway, I'm a retired truck driver from Fort Washington, Maryland, and a member of the Alliance for Retired Americans. So this is not a fluke that's unique to just me. Let me tel...

Supergoop! Award-Winning SPF 30 Sunscreen & Skin Protection Lotion Featured On The Today Show

...Featured On The Today Show (PRWEB) July 7, 2009 -- The TODAY Show's roving weather star, Al Roker, has packed up his Penske truck once again to hit the road for the annual "Lend a Hand" trip. In its eighth consecutive year, "Lend a Hand" continues its...

Lifeclinic Teams Up With Trucking Industry to Promote Health and Wellness to Over-the-Road Professionals

... and will showcase their efforts at The Great West truck Show held at the Las Vegas Convention Center June ...n with Ramp Media (booth # 1345) at The Great West truck Show held at the Las Vegas Convention Center June ... be the LC500 -- a wellness health station that is truck terminal-friendly health. The LC500 can measure b...

Snoring Isn't Sexy, LLC Launches Survey to Determine Extent of Drowsy Drivers on Land, Sea and In The Air

...fidential survey to determine the extent of drowsy truck Drivers, Bus Drivers, Commuter Train Operators, Ai...fidential survey to determine the extent of drowsy truck Drivers, Bus Drivers, Commuter Train Operators, Ai...t Sexy have commented that their airline pilot and truck driver patients are resistant to answering questio...

Bhelliom Taps Into a 'Miracle Billion-Dollar Berry Blend' With Their All-New Mr Energy 8 Hour Energy Shot

...ers, distributors and health food stores throughout the US. Their products have stocked the shelves of more than 27,000 C-stores, nutrition stores and truck stops nationwide. In addition, Mr Energy 8-HR always gets top ranked listings on Google, Yahoo and most major search engines. All of Bhelliom's produc...

Advances in Medical Technology Identified as a Primary Driver of Increased Costs

... every health care premium dollar is spent on health insurer profit. This is less than the 2008 profit of 4.9 percent reported to Reuters by auto and truck manufacturers, the 4.8 percent reported by health care facilities, or the 4.7 percent reported by utility companies. According to the Institute's...

WellPoint Institute of Health Care Knowledge Releases Report on Health Care Costs

... every health care premium dollar is spent on health insurer profit. This is less than the 2008 profit of 4.9 percent reported to Reuters by auto and truck manufacturers, the 4.8 percent reported by health care facilities, or the 4.7 percent reported by utility companies. "We are all working toward t...

NASCAR Fans Boost Blood Donations; The American Red Cross Joins 3M and Greg Biffle to Kick off Season Two

...nd David Ragan; four in the Nationwide Series with Kenseth, Biffle, Edwards, McMurray, Ragan, Erik Darnell and Colin Braun; and three in the Craftsman truck Series with Darnell, Braun, Kvapil, John Wes Townley and Bobby East; and one in the ARCA RE/MAX Series with Ricky Stenhouse Jr. For more information ...

State Fair Meadowlands Teams Up & Goes Trucking For Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

...ses on its trucks, to dedicate its latest 18 wheel truck to raising awareness for Cystic Fibrosis. The "Big...visit the Fair and the thousands more who see this truck driving down the road," said Al Dorso, President of State Fair Meadowlands. As this truck travels through the Mid-Atlantic States, more than...

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Seeks to Protect Bicyclists From Harm

...rding to a published government report. Most recently, on May 6, 2009, Stephen Hoadnett, a 40-year old Englishman died after being hit by a 10-wheeler truck while riding his bicycle in Richmond Hill. An injured cyclist will need to find a personal injury lawyer with vast experience handling personal in...

Improper Use of Booster Seats Puts Many Kids at Risk

...they reach a height where their knees extend over the seat at a 90-degree angle and their feet touch the floor while sitting firmly against the car or truck seat. Because of the danger of front-end collision and the powerful force of front airbags, O'Neil also pointed out that all children younger than 13 ...

Common-Sense Patient Handling Bill Protects Patients and Nurses

...er than putting themselves and their livelihoods at risk to deliver care." Direct care RNs get injured at a higher rate than laborers, movers and truck drivers from repositioning, moving and lifting patients, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Work-related lifting injuries in turn lead many ...

Riley Hospital-IU study finds booster car seats not being used appropriately

...ut when they become too big they should be placed in booster seats and they should be kept in booster seats until they fit the seat belt of the car or truck in which they are riding, no matter their age" said Dr. O'Neil. ...

Video: Paula Deen Calls on America to Reject Myths, Misinformation; Enjoy a Pork Chop Tonight

...misunderstanding regarding pork safety. "There's a lot of people that's been affected by this," Deen said. "It also affects our pork farmers, our truck drivers, our grocery stores. It affects the whole economy." For her part, Deen knows exactly what she will say to anyone who is concerned that H1...

Cocaine Use Among U.S. Workers Declines Sharply in 2008, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index(TM)

...safety-sensitive workers; the general workforce; and the combined U.S. workforce. Federally mandated, safety sensitive workers include pilots, bus and truck drivers, and workers in nuclear power plants, for whom routine drug testing is mandated by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Nuclear Regul...

Mother's Day Caring...and Car-ing

...ilies affected by these diseases, and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation. For more information, or to donate your car, van, truck or boat, call 1-800-488-CARS (2277) or donate online at www.kidneycars.org . Think of it as one more chance to put a smile on Mom's face. ...

Video: CVS/pharmacy Pays Tribute to Caregivers and Announces Winners of the 'For All the Ways You Care' Contest

... the Rosebud Indian Reservation in the Dakotas. What started as a few people and a few boxes has become a community-wide effort. Jeff now ships a semi truck loaded with clothes, toys, non-perishable foods, coats, and shoes for people in need. Jeff was recently diagnosed with Lymphoma. Sister Audrey ...

New American Lung Association Report Finds 60 Percent of Americans Live in Areas Where Air is Dirty Enough to Endanger Lives

...ed definition of specific groups at great risk. New data show that women in their 50's may be particularly threatened by air pollution and that diesel truck drivers and dockworkers who are forced to breathe exhaust on the job may face a greater risk of developing lung cancer or chronic obstructive pulmonar...

Public Health is No. 1, Says U.S. District Judge in Denial of FMC Motion to Shelve the LA-LB Clean Trucks Programs

...ry. The Clean Trucks Programs aim to reduce diesel truck pollution by 80%, deliver $5 billion to the region...erous subsidies funded by cargo container fees for truck purchases, along with powerful incentives that wil...., a harbor-area resident. "As a father and a port truck driver, I am happy this judge ruled that my city's...

Community Food Banks and Homeless Shelter to Receive Gift of 1,649 Cases of Food from Griffin Hospital Employees

...nt Systems has offered the use of their warehouse facility to receive the food and to serve as the distribution point for the food banks. The delivery truck will be greeted by about 60 Griffin employees. Representatives of the food banks will be at the Basement Systems warehouse for the delivery and to dra...

Lori Hamilton, Wife of NASCAR Legend Bobby Hamilton, Urges Public to Attend Free Cancer Screenings During Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week (OHANCAW)

... and neck -- which include cancers of the oral cavity, larynx and pharynx -- and about 7,600 died from the disease. Bobby Hamilton, the 2004 Craftsman truck Series champion and four-time winner of the Cup series, died in January of 2007 at the age of 49 from complications of head and neck cancer. ...

A Medical Miracle: Back from the Dead

...t which assessed the patient and advised shock. One shock was administered and CPR was resumed. Minutes later, a Police Emergency Services Unit truck arrived on the scene with Police Officers Robert Demodna (Medic) and Edward Calvano (EMT), followed by a Transcare ambulance with paramedics Alyssa Be...

Prilosec OTC(R) Fires Up A BBQ Tour for NASCAR(R) Fans

...s with the legendary Dale Earnhardt. RCR was the first organization to win championships in the Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series and Camping World truck Series. Its 2009 Sprint Cup Series lineup includes Casey Mears (No. 07 Jack Daniel's), Kevin Harvick (No. 29 Shell-Pennzoil), Jeff Burton (No. 31 Cate...

Chicago Lawyers Represents Plaintiff in Trial That Results in $23.7 Million Jury Verdict over Fatal 2004 Trucking Accident

...r an April 1, 2004 multiple vehicle accident on Interstate 55 near Plainfield when DeAnn Henry, the driver of a tractor trailer, lost control of the truck and rear-ended multiple vehicles. The collisions caused the deaths of two individuals, Joseph Sperl (age 66) and Thomas Sanders (age 42) and serious ...

Deffenbaugh Industries to Host Self-Funding Healthcare Conference in Kansas City

...icient collection, transportation, and disposal of commercial and residential waste and recycling, construction waste, quarrying, portable toilet, and truck and industrial supplies services. Over its 50 years in operation, Deffenbaugh Industries has established a reputation for superior customer service an...

Medical Tourism - Choosing a Mexican Cancer Clinic

... On the way they stopped at a Wal-Mart for groceries. As they left the store, they heard the parking attendant blow his whistle and a small white truck pulled out of the parking space next to their van and sped away. When they reached their vehicle, they discovered they had been robbed. Their comput...

Night Shift Work Hard on the Heart

... standard nine-to-five norm for business hours. In the United States, factory workers, hospital staff, policemen, firefighters, pilots, road crews and truck drivers are some of the positions that commonly entail some degree of shift work. This type of work has been previously associated with gastrointes...

Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers to Participate in the National Federation of the Blind Motor City March for Independence

... influential car manufacturers in the world." The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers ( www.autoalliance.org ) represents eleven car and light truck manufacturers, including BMW Group, Chrysler LLC, Ford Motor Company, Jaguar Land Rover, General Motors, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz USA, Mitsubishi Motors, ...

Tool Kit Helps Employers Team with Banks to Optimize Human Capital

... has grown to include prominent automotive OEM and suppliers such as Nissan, Toyota, Honda, Caterpillar Tractor, John Deere Corporation, International truck Corporation, Daimler, PACCAR and others. Their purpose: To provide members an open forum to cooperate in developing and promoting solutions that enhan...

Highmark Employee Volunteers Receive $7,000 in Grants to Support Local Nonprofits

...re Mark Beatty, EDI project representative, Dauphin Company has volunteered for 10 years as a firefighter and truck driver for the volunteer fire company and currently serves as a member of the board of ...
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