Helping drivers arrive home safer, healthier and happier

Since 1997, HTAA has made its sole aim that of striving to improve the health and wellness of truck drivers, both independent owner/operators and fleet drivers. Bill Gordon saw the prevalence of bad health in the trucking industry before it became acknowledged as an industry-wide issue of great significance and formed Healthy Trucking Association of America.

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Health & Wellness Programs

HTAA provides preventative health services for Fleet Drivers. From early detection of Diabetes to Fatty Liver Disease, HTAA partners with you in making healthier choices available. Call us for full details.

In The Cab Podcast

In The Cab is a series of Podcast designed to bring awareness to health conditions drivers may be exposed to and what they can do about it. Podcast can be listened to on both Android and IOS.

HTAA Interviews

Leading Medical Professionals

are interviewed on “In The Cab Radio” by Bill Gordon and “Kaptain Jack” Aponte about health concerns Truckers have and provided assistance to include dietary, exercise and FREE screenings for early disease detection.

Health & Wellness Programs

HTAA provides preventative health services for Fleet Drivers. From early detection of Diabetes to Fatty Liver Disease, HTAA partners with you in making healthier choices available. Call us for full details.

In The Cab Podcast

In The Cab is a series of Podcast designed to bring awareness to health conditions drivers may be exposed to and what they can do about it. Podcast can be listened to on both Android and IOS.

HTAA Interviews

Leading Medical Professionals

are interviewed on “In The Cab Radio” by Bill Gordon and “Kaptain Jack” Aponte about health concerns Truckers have and provided assistance to include dietary, exercise and FREE screenings for early disease detection.

COVID-19 Update

"Some of the benefits include a Discount Prescription Card that can be used by any member of your family and and services including; Vision and Dental Discount Programs."

HTAA Membership

Joining HTAA is FREE and Provides Discounts & Services. You are taking a key step toward improving your personal health and wellness and contributing to a Healthier Trucking Industry.

Long Haul Truck Drivers

Obesity can take you off the road...

  • 7 in 10 Long- Haul Truck Drivers are obese
  • Obesity increases the chance for Type 2 diabetes
  • and Sleep Apnea
  • and Heart disease
  • and Cancer
  • and Joint & Backpane
  • and Stroke
  • These problems can disqualify you from your CDL

No CDL is hard on your wallet and your health.

The first step is to find out if you’re eligible.  Take the 1-minute test to find out.

Rodney's Omada Story

“I was fascinated by the idea of using technology to help me get control of my weight. I was struck by how easy it was. It made sense.”
Rodney, 68
Hampton, GA

What’s Your Why

Joyce Aponte, wife of Kaptain Jack, explains why. “One day we had the opportunity to take the screener.  He did.  When we looked at it we realized that both our family s have a history of diabetes. I looked at him and said, We don’t need to loose anyone else to diabetes.”

Coronavirus risk for truckers appears minimal

While much is unknown about the novel coronavirus spreading throughout China and other parts of the world, there have been no reports as yet of the virus spreading by living on surfaces, such as freight and shipping containers coming from China.

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2020 National Diabetes Statistics Report

This report, a publication of the CDC, provides eye opening research on the prevalence and incidence of diabetes and prediabetes, risk factor for complications, acute and long term complications, deaths and costs.

Healthy Trucking Association of America

Mental health in trucking needs serious attention

The mental health of truck drivers remains one of my biggest concerns. Ten years ago, I first wrote about what I thought was a monster issue hiding just below the surface of daily trucking life. “Hiding” was the key word there, and it still is.

Trucking health in the news

What’s Your Why

Joyce Aponte, wife of Kaptain Jack, explains why. “One day we had the opportunity to take the screener.  He did.  When we looked at it we realized that both our family s have a history of diabetes. I looked at him and said, We don’t need to loose anyone else to diabetes.”

Coronavirus risk for truckers appears minimal

While much is unknown about the novel coronavirus spreading throughout China and other parts of the world, there have been no reports as yet of the virus spreading by living on surfaces, such as freight and shipping containers coming from China.

become an HTAA
contributing author

leave a recommendation
for us on facebook

2020 National Diabetes Statistics Report

This report, a publication of the CDC, provides eye opening research on the prevalence and incidence of diabetes and prediabetes, risk factor for complications, acute and long term complications, deaths and costs.

Healthy Trucking Association of America

Mental health in trucking needs serious attention

The mental health of truck drivers remains one of my biggest concerns. Ten years ago, I first wrote about what I thought was a monster issue hiding just below the surface of daily trucking life. “Hiding” was the key word there, and it still is.

heart disease

Caution – Wide Loads Face Giant Detour

Wide loads mean larger waist sizes. If you want to avoid placing a caution sign on your back, checkout Bob Perry’s 5 Tips and detour an unnecessary accident! Getting back to good health takes planning.

heart disease

Caution – Wide Loads Face Giant Detour

Wide loads mean larger waist sizes. If you want to avoid placing a caution sign on your back, checkout Bob Perry’s 5 Tips and detour an unnecessary accident! Getting back to good health takes planning.

Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with the Use of E-Cigarette or Vaping Products
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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it's not too late to get your flu shot.
key facts about seasonal flu vaccine.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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A Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis: Overcoming Shame and Stigma
American Association of Diabetes Educators
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What is Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (nAFLD)
Fatty Liver Foundation
Read FLF Exclusive
Increased PPE use, sanitation likely to be part of trucking’s ‘new norm’
The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is the first line of defense for essential workers.
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