Mapquest Driving: Should I Try It?
Are you MapQuest driving yet? Or maybe you’re thinking about trying it. While Mapquest has become a popular choice for many, among truck drivers, I hear a lot truck factors coming into play. Should I trust Mapquest? Is Mapquest for truck drivers? Is it for every day drivers? Where can I find an honest opinion […]
Mack, Volvo Discontinue 16-Liter Diesel
On January 20th, Volvo Trucks North America sent an announcement to dealers that production and distribution of its 16.1-liter D16 diesel engine will immediately be suspended. As for the company’s aftermarket services and support for all D16s in the market, this will continue unimpeded. While Volvo had high stakes and investments in the 16-liter engine, it’s […]
DOT Physical Exam: What Can I Expect?
DOT Physical Exam and Commercial Motor Vehicle Certification Every truck driver is required to take and pass a DOT physical to obtain a CDL. What is a DOT medical exam you ask? By definition, a DOT physical exam is the evaluation required in order to operate a commercial vehicle. It is referred to as a Medical […]
DMV Practice Permit Test
Finally, the big moment has arrived, you’re officially of age and ready to prepare with a practice permit test. Driving is a big responsibility and should never be taken for granted. I was a teenager once also. While some of you may be older, most of you searching to learn about your practice permit test […]
The New 2018 Ford Mustang
While the new 2018 Ford Mustang has received mixed reviews, we couldn’t help but fall in love with the new super car that will be out in fall 2018. The 2018 Mustang will see only small tweaks, but make no mistake, these changes put the Mustang on a higher level. For the most part, the […]
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 there’s a handful of major carriers pressuring the FMCSA to get the hair drug screen test regulation approved and passed. ATA […]
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What Is A Clutch Brake?
What is a clutch brake and what does it actually do? Clutch brakes are used in a wide array of different vehicle types. You’ll find this brake type in cars, trucks and heavy duty trucks. The clutch brake has a circular disc with a friction surface that connects to the input shaft of the transmission […]
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 rates have declined. In 2016, we did see growth in new trucking jobs, but no where near what we saw in […]
Trucking Memes: The Original Social Network
Hey Truckers Logic fan! We always thank you for your time and making Truckers Logic worth the visit. This website is built by truck drivers for truck drivers and we appreciate all the support you can give us. If we can put one smile on your face to make your haul a little easier, than […]
CarMax Inc. has become the largest used-car retailer in the United States and the company continues to expand its reach. The company ended 2016 with 6.6 percent earnings increase to $136.6 million in the third fiscal quarter due in large part to a 9.1 percent gain in used unit sales. Net revenue for CarMax increased […]