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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...

Freight Volume Expected To Rise In Trucking Industry

Demand To Rise In 2014 According to the Bloomberg Industries/Internet Truckstop survey, trucking companies are looking to see a big climb in freight for the next 6 months. Some of the numbers include the typical...

Truckers Logic Top Truck Driver Contest

Top Truck Driver Contest   Truckers Logic is a proud supporter of truck drivers and to honor that commitment, we're looking for the top truck drivers across the world. The TL Top Truck Driver Contest is...

Obama Wants New Road Bill Passed Quickly

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama urged Congress to move quickly to pass a new transportation bill last night in his address to the nation. His comments concerning the road bill came in the element of much needed jobs to help...

Truck Driver Health A Major Concern After New Survey

A truck driver survey of nearly 1,700 long-haul truck drivers showed a “a major concern for chronic disease risk factors” in long-haul drivers, such as high blood pressure, obesity, smoking, physical inactivity, high cholesterol and sleep...

Daimier Trucks North America Announces New Loyalty Program

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) recently announced that a new customer loyalty program will be in place for owner-operators and small fleets.  The loyalty program known as "Truck Bucks,"  will be aimed at rewarding customers with parts and...

UPS Falls Short On Holiday Shipping-Shares Down In 4th Qtr

The United Parcel Service reported that preliminary fourth-quarter earnings forced them to hire more temporary workers during the holiday rush. UPS planned for the spike in shipping but failed as they missed on holiday deliveries. Analyst estimates were...

Another School Shooting In New Mexico Raises More Questions Then Answers

Another school shooting in Roswell, New Mexico, now raises more questions then answers. It happened in a middle school gym, another terrifying scene of outrage and disgust. A 12 year old student walked into...

Health Care Experience – Enrolling in Obamacare

Obamacare Enrollment I had previously written a five part series on the Affordable Care Act. I also followed that up with my opinions about the new Health Care Law. I went through the entire...