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Prison Bus Totalled After Hitting Semi In Arizona

Prison Bus Crashes Into Semi Truck In Arizona; Inmates Help Injured

The scene on one Arizona highway looked like that of a Hollywood stunt as a prison bus crashes into a semi truck hauling chemicals. It looked like a huge disaster, but fortunately, no one...
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...
Mitsubishi Trucking News

Mitsubishi Electric Hires New Heavy-Duty Truck Managers

NORTHVILLE, MI — Mitsubishi Electric hired two new national account managers for its heavy-duty truck business. Mitsubishi Electric currently supplies starters and alternators to heavy-duty truck OEMs and the aftermarket. Scott Balgenorth will be responsible...
High Load-To-Truck Ratios 2017

High Load-To-Truck Ratios Kick Off 2017

There's no question that demand is strong in the trucking industry as we kick off 2017 with high load-to-truck ratios according to DAT. Both Van and Reefer rates have higher national averages while flatbed...
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...
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...

Truckers Jamboree Iowa 80 Truckstop

The Truckers Jamboree is hosted every year at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa. Since it’s inception in 1979, the Truckers Jamboree has been celebrating America’s Truckers. This event is a...
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...
Port Of Oakland Drivers Win Settlement

AB Trucking Truck Drivers Win $1M In Damages

73 AB Trucking Drivers Will Share Nearly One Million In Damages 73 AB Trucking truck drivers, both past and present, was awarded nearly $1M in damages in state appeals court on Tuesday in California. According...
Electronic Logging Mandate Publication September 2015

Electronic Mandate Rule Publication

The Electronic Mandate Rule publication is believed to be set for September 30th, 2015. We've seen a whirlwind of trucking regulatory activity in the first 8 months of year and more is expected heading...