Orange County Jury Awards $14M For Trucking Death

Orange County Jury Awards $14M To Carl Simmons Family

An Orange County jury awards $14M to the family of Carl Simmons after his motorcycle was hit and Carl was fatally killed by a truck driver. Carl and another motorist was killed by truck driver Roger Wirick on June 2nd, 2011. According to the report, Roger struck Carl’s motorcycle while crossing an intersection. It was…

Trucking Industry Trends Look Positive Until 2016

Positive Trucking Industry Trends Is The Outlook Until 2016 Trucking industry trends are looking positive up to 2016 according to a study done by Avondale Partners at the 2014 Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference. This was the analysis from managing director, senior research analyst and chief market strategist Donald Broughton. “I’ve got a relatively optimistic outlook for…

Bill Hall Jr. Wife Gets Life Insuarance Policy Worth $310K

In a bizarre tragedy to say the least, Bill Hall Jr.’s wife was awarded his life insurance policy. The life insurance policy was worth $310,000. The case gets weird because Frances Hall, the wife, is being charged with his murder. Frances Hall was charged with murder after her husband died in the crash of his…

Women Truck Drivers Are Still Facing Discrimination

Women Truck Drivers

Women truck drivers are still facing discrimination and this issue was brought to life in court recently. A federal judge has found a Missouri-based trucking company guilty of discrimination against women truck drivers. The judge ruled Monday that New Prime Inc., based in Springfield, was guilty of violating law when women truck drivers were only…

Paying For America’s Roads? Toll Roads Or Fuel Tax Hike Survey

paying for america's roads

America’s Roads There’s been a long debate over the best method for paying for America’s roads. Many Americans feel that toll roads are the best way to pay for highway repairs, others would rather see a fuel tax hike. So, where do you stand? A Los-Angeles based company recently ran a poll, asking Americans the…

High Turnover Rate In Trucking; Here’s Your Solution

Trucking Industry

Trucking Industry Unstable? Perhaps no other industry in the world is more prone to drastic turns and twist like the trucking industry. Where else can you find an industry in strong demand but lacking some 30,000 employees? Where else could an industry be strong and growing but still have a turnover rate over 90 percent?…

CDL Training; CDL Process, Training And Hands-On Learning

CDL Training

How To Become A Truck Driver If you’re looking to become a truck driver, you’ve come to the right place. Truckers Logic is dedicated to helping new and veteran truck drivers with their careers. How many times have you heard this is the best time to get into the trucking industry? I know I’ve heard…

Old Dominion Stocks-Buy, Sell or Hold?

Old Dominion Stocks YTD 2014

Despite the lack of truck drivers in the trucking industry, transportation stocks have been on a tear in 2014. One of the strongest stocks to date is Old Dominion Freight Line or (ODFL). Old Dominion stocks have been positive over the years but only in small yields. Sales growth over the last few years has…

General Motors Co To Spend $2.8B In Brazil Over The Next 5 Years

General Motor Co Invest In Brazil

General Motors Co. is expected to spend $2.8B in Brazil over the next five years, Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra announced on Thursday. Barra noted that capital spending will be focused on technology, new products and maintaining plants. Brazil’s auto industry, which makes up 20 percent of the country’s manufacturing output, has decreased production by 16 percent in the first seven…