I just finnished 2 weeks on the road and covered close to 5,000 miles. I went through half the states east of the Mississippi. I have a gps which I rely on like a crutch. I started thinking about the big case of maps that I carried pre gps. They are all 5 yrs. old. I got to be thinking what if the satalite system went down, I would be in bad shape. I always carry a back up truckers atlas, but even it is an 05 edition. I started stopping in each welcome center as I entered a new state and picked up one of their state maps up for free. I think it is a good idea to have an assortment of current maps as back up for a BO situation. Has anyone else been stupifyed like me?