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Women Truck Drivers

Women Truck Drivers Are Still Facing Discrimination

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...
Heavy Duty Trucks Going To Natural Gas

Heavy Duty Trucks Switching To Natural Gas

The Race To Natural Gas Among Heavy Duty Trucks Is On Back on September 11th, Clean Energy Fuel Corps announced it will begin fueling the first heavy-duty natural gas trucks deployed by Bimbo Bakeries USA, whom...
RoadPro Tire Thumper

How To Use A Tire Thumper

"What in the world is a tire thumper?" I couldn't help but laugh as I heard a kid at the truck stop ask his mother. Her response, "I guess it thumps tires." Good guess...

Big Rig Living Contest-Nominate A Truck Driver

Big Rig Living Contest (6-24-14 7-24-14) Truckers Logic is hosting the first monthly Big Rig Living Contest to honor truck drivers and transportation professionals from around the world. The Big Rig Living Contest will feature...
John Davis Trucking Amtrak Crash

John Davis Trucking Facing Big Fines

John Davis Trucking Facing Millions In Fines A Nevada trucking company may be forced to pay $5.7 million and possibly more if a judge formalizes a jury verdict that faulted one truck driver for a tragic crash with an...

President Obama Announces Actions For Trucking Industry Regarding MPG

It's been exactly three weeks since President Obama's State of the Union Address. Since then, Obama has issued several executive orders, including Tuesday's announcement that details his plans to toughen fuel standards for medium and heavy-duty vehicles in...
Average Age Of Truck Drivers

Truck Driver Shortage Now Affecting All Industry Sectors

The ongoing truck driver shortage has been a concern to the trucking industry for many years. Trucking executives have been planning and building strategies to change the trend but the numbers continue to climb....
Hair Drug Test For Truck Drivers

Hair Drug Screen Test for Truck Drivers: Carriers Push FMCSA For Approval

Truckers Logic first reported on the hair drug screen test for truck drivers more than a year ago when the ATA was pushing the objective. The topic is hot again as we've learned that...
Trucking Industry

High Turnover Rate In Trucking; Here’s Your Solution

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...
2015 Transportation Bill

The Effects of the 2015 Transportation Bill on the Trucking Industry

2015 Transportation Bill Passes Congress On November 5th, Congress passed a six-year transportation bill. There is nothing that is extremely good about this bill but is not that bad either. It is relatively good for...