Cobra 5600PROLM GPS Pro Driver Navigation Review

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  Cobra GPS For Truck Drivers If there’s a good solid GPS out there that was designed specifically for truck drivers, it’s the Cobra 5600 portable GPS. Over the last few years, we’ve had the opportunity to review several GPS systems, top to bottom. From Garmin GPS to TomTom GPS, we’ve seen a little bit…

10,000+ Sign Petition To Change American Flag – Big Rig Talk

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  Equality, Gay Rights And The New Proposed American Flag How about the last two weeks? What a few weeks it has been. Welcome to Truckers Logic and our favorite segment Big Rig Talk, where we discuss news headlines and I let you know how I feel. We hold nothing back ladies and gentlemen, so…

Tips For New Truck Drivers

Truck Driving Tips

If you are new to driving big rigs, here are tips to help get your career rolling and put it into high gear as quickly as possible. Drive Healthy Logging long hours on the road can make staying healthy a universal challenge for truck drivers. Developing good health habits is necessary for maintaining proper weight,…

Sysco Ends Planning To Merge With With US Foods

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Sysco Corp. has terminated its planned merger with U.S. Foods after the Federal Trade Commission’s request for preliminary injunction to block the deal was granted. In February, the FTC filed an administrative complaint arguing that the merger of Sysco and US Foods would violate antitrust laws. The FTC said it would significantly reduce competition nationwide and…

Obamacare – Owner Operators; The Good, The Bad And Ugly

Obamacare And Owner Operators

Owner Operators And Obamacare Obamacare has survived another test in the Senate last week and will continue to provide millions with access to health insurance. In the world of owner operators, we’ve seen the results have been mixed. It’s actually been that way since Obamacare was first voted on 5 years ago, seems like everyone…

Tandem Trailers Pass Senate To Extend Trailers To 33 Feet

Tandem Trucking

Tandem Trailers Clear First Hurdle In Bill A trucking industry-backed bid to allow longer tandem trucks on the nation’s highways has been approved by a Senate committee over opposition from safety advocates and most Democrats — and the panel’s GOP chairman. The Senate Appropriations Committee approved the change, sought by the American Trucking Associations and…

HOS Rules Cost Drivers Billions in Wages

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The hours-of-service rules that went into place in 2013 hurt trucking companies economically. The HOS rules reduced fleet productivity by 3% to 5%, and drivers lost between $1.6 billion to $3.9 billion in wages as a result of the legislation. Rates rose as capacity tightened, but not enough to offset the operational losses. A recent study by the…