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How to prevent high blood pressure

September 6, 2018

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LLN (9/5/18) – Bob Perry has information about how you can fight, and help prevent high blood pressure. Also, freight and rates are in a bit of a downswing right now, and diesel prices are on the rise. And The Wall Street Journal reported this week that autonomous trucks could cost a lot of trucking jobs. How realistic is that prediction.

00:00 –09:39 Newscast

09:39 -24:18 Preventing high blood pressure

24:18 –38:56 Harvest season expected to boost freight, rates

36:56 – 49:05 Will autonomous trucks really cost jobs?

Segment 1

Newscast

  • Starting Friday, Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s Tour Truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, will be at the Big Iron Classic in Kasson, Minn. That’s located at the Dodge County Fairgrounds. Stop in, say hi to Jon, and join OOIDA for a $10 discount. See the full Spirit Schedule.

Segment 2

High blood pressure is a common health problem – and not just among truck drivers. Mark Reddig gets some advice on how you can fight high blood pressure – or prevent it altogether – from Bob Perry with Health in Transportation.

Segment 3

Freight and rates are in a bit of a downswing right now, but the fall harvest and retail season should provide a nice boost. Terry Scruton finds out the latest from Mark Montague of DAT on Market Update. Also: diesel prices are on the rise as a major storm causes a spike in the oil market. We’ll take a look at where things are headed.

Segment 4

The Wall Street Journal reported this week that autonomous trucks could cost a lot of trucking jobs. Terry Scruton takes a look at how realistic that prediction is with Collin Long of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.

 

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