Meet Keyon

As a multiple recipient of Driving Ambition’s Driver of the Month, David “Dave” Baesman is someone we frequently get requests for from companies. His work ethic and positive attitude have established him as an “accountable, go-to driver” in the industry and we’re proud to call him a Driving Ambition Driver. Where are you from originally, Dave? I was born in Columbus, IN… I’m a hilljack from way back. Dave, how long have you been a

Meet Stan

As a multiple recipient of Driving Ambition’s Driver of the Month, David “Dave” Baesman is someone we frequently get requests for from companies. His work ethic and positive attitude have established him as an “accountable, go-to driver” in the industry and we’re proud to call him a Driving Ambition Driver. Where are you from originally, Dave? I was born in Columbus, IN… I’m a hilljack from way back. Dave, how long have you been a

What Are Truckers’ Risks Of Getting Heart Disease?

A recent report, published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, found that men are 15 lbs. heavier today than 20 years ago, and women are now more than 16 lbs. heavier. In fact, more than two-thirds of adults are overweight or obese in our country. If that […]

Top Ways Truck Drivers Can Prevent Heat-Related Diseases

The National Weather Service has warned of a dangerous heat wave consuming the United States. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Mississippi Valley, Midwest and southern states throughout the weekend, according to the weather agency’s website. The forecast calls for heat indices in several states to reach as […]

Mental Health Tips For Truck Drivers

Every year nearly 44 million Americans suffer from issues related to mental health. These issues range from small bouts of depression and anxiety to more severe issues such as PTSD, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorders. Although the exact cause of most mental illness is unknown, there are several things that we can do to help improve […]

Allergies In The Truck

Spring is here!  The bees are buzzing, and the birds are chirping.  The flowers are blooming, and the grass is getting cut. What does that mean?  Allergy season has arrived!  Here are some tips to minimize allergies and keep them in check. Most allergy medicines that we take are not good for truck drivers since […]

Time For A Pressure Check

May is recognized across the United States as National High Blood Pressure Awareness Month. Blood Pressure is a major concern in the trucking industry. Driving Ambition encourages you to get your “pressure checked” annually or as often as your doctor recommends. What is High Blood Pressure? High blood pressure, also known as Hypertension, is a […]

Are You Stressing?

Stress is simply a reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our physical or mental balance. In other words, it is a natural part of life. As a truck driver, you deal with stress day in and day out. Trucking is stressful!  You have to deal with time commitments, traffic, difficult customers and drivers that think […]

Want Better Sleep? Try These Tips!

Are you sleeping enough?  How much sleep are you getting every night?  How much is enough? March has been coined as National Sleep Awareness month.  One key objective of the month is to make sure that you understand how your sleep can be affected by small changes in your environment. Most of the U.S. just […]