21st ITS World Congress Begins September 7th In Detroit

ITS World Congress

The 21st ITS World Congress is set to begin on September 7th in Detroit and will up to September 11th. The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) is the nation’s largest organization dedicated to advancing the research, development and deployment of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) to improve the nation’s surface transportation system. Founded in…

Truck Driver Stabbed On Interstate 84

Truck Driver Stabbed Interstate 84

Truck Driver Stabbed In Oregon; Suspect Identified A truck driver stabbed on Interstate 84 last week has now been identified as 63 year old Charles D. Vanzante.  Oregon State Police stated that Charles was stabbed multiple times during the incident. Oregon State Police said the stabbing occurred about 15 miles west of Ontario shortly after…

Francisco Espinal-Quiroz Indicted – Big Rig Talk

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Francisco Espinal-Quiroz Francisco Espinal-Quiroz has been indicted on 15 accounts reckless homicide. This was what a statement read from the Will County state’s attorney office. If you haven’t heard of Francisco Espinal-Quiroz, he is the truck driver that killed 5 people in a crash on Interstate 55. This was a terrible tragic crash that shouldn’t…

Counting Calories – Calorie Intake VS Calories Burned

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Counting Calories Truckers Logic has dedicated this week to help truck drivers get healthy and today we’ll be discussing counting calories. Counting calories is vital to anyone trying to lose weight and body fat. I know what some of you are thinking, calorie counting takes up to much time, or this all sounds great but…

5 Healthy Tips For All Truck Drivers

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Health Crisis In The Trucking Industry It’s no secret that many truck drivers are facing obesity and many health conditions brought on by being overweight. There’s nothing easy about being a truck driver. Living life on the road, you don’t have the convenience of eating healthy meals at home. When the truck isn’t moving, your…

Truck Driver Shortage Could Hit Your Wallet Soon

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Truck Driver Shortage Continues To Grow If your in the trucking industry or follow the ongoing news, then your likely well aware of the truck driver shortage. At this time, the trucking industry is short 30,000 truck drivers. This number is expected to rise upward of 200,000 and more in the next decade. At this…

Temperature-Controlled Trucking Outlook

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We’re expecting a strong temperature-controlled trucking outlook from now until the end of the year. Record breaking harvest, more regional trucking routes and an increased demand for food are just a few of the factors that are rising the demand for temperature-controlled trucks. Despite the shortage of truck drivers, new regulations and high turnover rates in the trucking…

War On Coal Hurting Coal Truck Drivers And Coal Miners Across The Nation

War On Coal

War On Coal? Although it may seem like decades ago, it was only a few years ago when the coal economy was booming. Coal brings high paying jobs, much higher then minimum wage. Coal truck drivers and coal miners from around the country are hurting while the government wages war on coal. Call it what you…

Rand McNally Intelliroute TND 520 GPS System

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Best GPS Systems For Truck Drivers There’s a number of different GPS systems out there that claim to be the best for truck drivers. If you have no experience with them, it can be a difficult choice. The Rand McNally Intelliroute TND 520 GPS system is a top of the line choice. I rate it…