Behind the Dash: HirschBlog

Trucker Spotlight: A Q&A with Ed and Tracy Zimmerman

Apr 21, 2020 10:38:04 AM / by Bianca Sanchez posted in Meet the Team

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Life has been a bit of a whirlwind for Hirschbach team drivers Ed and Tracy Zimmerman since recently receiving the 2019 TCA Highway Angels of the Year. At the core, the Zimmermans are just two people who helped out because they thought it was the right thing to do.

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Reasons to Take Your Dog with You on the Road

Mar 11, 2020 2:02:58 PM / by Wellness Team posted in Wellness

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When thinking about your health while out on the road, your mind may go to eating healthier or fitting in more workouts. While these are both important factors to your health, there are other ways to stay healthy on the road.

Having some emotional support from your pet can go a long way when you’re, well, driving a long way. This is why Hirschbach has a pet policy for its truck drivers.

Here are some benefits to trucking with your pets:

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Hirschbach Team Drivers Named 2019 Highway Angels of the Year by TCA

Mar 5, 2020 11:08:34 AM / by Bianca Sanchez

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Hirschbach drivers honored for rescuing a trapped motorist from a fiery crash just moments before car exploded

Kissimmee, Florida:

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Five Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Feb 25, 2020 8:30:00 AM / by Wellness Team posted in Wellness

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Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but the month of February celebrates more than your love for someone else. February is American Heart Month and it’s not about the candy hearts you munched on earlier this month. It’s about the heart that works hard to keep you alive.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American men and women and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 647,000 Americans die from heart disease each year, which is roughly 1 in every 4 deaths.

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Here are 5 Ways to Show Love for Your Truck

Feb 10, 2020 9:53:00 AM / by Bianca Sanchez posted in Safety

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People might think about chocolates and candy when Valentine’s Day rolls around, but not those of us in the trucking industry.

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5 Healthy Food Tips When You're on the Go

Jan 29, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Wellness Team posted in Wellness

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One of the biggest challenges for a truck driver is keeping a healthy lifestyle while on the road. While increasing your physical movement and exercise can be a big help in your overall health, putting a focus on your nutrition is so important.

Interested in some exercise help while on the road? Check out our blog about yoga.

It’s true that it’s easy to find non-nutritious food options. They are everywhere. The good news is, there are alternatives, too!

Here are five healthy food tips for when you’re on the go:

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National Stress Awareness Day: De-stress 411

Nov 6, 2019 11:02:42 AM / by Wellness Team posted in Wellness

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As many may have noticed, we in the Wellness Department are really focusing in on stress: what are the main causes, what it does to our bodies, and what resources we can implement to DE-STRESS. Today - November 6 -  is National Stress Relief Awareness Day, so we wanted to give you a little 4-1-1 and provide you some solutions for when things seem stressful and overwhelming.

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Wellness Wednesday: Let's Talk About SAD

Oct 23, 2019 11:21:59 AM / by Sergio Rojas posted in Wellness

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As fall approaches, we experience the cooler evening temps and the crisp smell in the air, we start prepping for Halloween, and pumpkin spice flavored items are everywhere 😊. A common, but not often discussed, health concern is SAD (seasonal affective disorder). It is a minor depression resulting from the shorter days. Those who also suffer from depression outside of the fall and winter months may struggle even more during the shorter days. So, for this week, we would like to offer some tips to help you during this time of year.

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