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Shooting Victim Escapes Attackers By Hitching A Ride On Semi

Shooting Victim Escapes Attackers By Hitching A Ride On Semi

A man who was shot at least three times was able to escape from the suspected shooters by hitching a… Read more »


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Highway Patrol To Be Out In Force For Labor Day Weekend

Highway Patrol To Be Out In Force For Labor Day Weekend

Expect increased police presence on the roads this weekend as Highway Patrol Troopers nationwide gear up for a nationwide targeted… Read more »


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Could Self-Driving Cars End Traffic Congestion?

VIDEO: Could Self-Driving Cars End Traffic Congestion?

This video shows how minor human errors during driving lead to huge traffic backups — and it says that self-driving… Read more »


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Drag Racing Suspected In Multi-Vehicle Crash That Killed 3 And Hurt 11

Drag Racing Suspected In Multi-Vehicle Crash That Killed 3 And Hurt 11

Three people died and eleven others were injured following a violent multi-vehicle crash in Queens on the Long Island Expressway… Read more »


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50 Year Veteran Driver Takes His Final Ride

VIDEO: 50 Year Veteran Driver Takes His Final Ride

Watch as trucker Larry Rowell gets a chance to take one last ride after 50 years behind the wheel. Video Credit:… Read more »


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New Hampshire/Maine U.S. Route 1 Bridge Closed Permanently

New Hampshire/Maine U.S. Route 1 Bridge Closed Permanently

The U.S. Route 1 Bridge connecting Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Kittery, Maine, has been permanently closed by transportation officials after a… Read more »


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Easy Truck Security Hack

VIDEO: Easy Truck Security Hack

In this quick video from MarkIn Tombstone, you can learn how to turn your truck’s seatbelt into an added line of… Read more »


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Phony Trucker Steals Over $100K In Refrigerated Beef

Phony Trucker Steals Over $100K In Refrigerated Beef

New Jersey police are on the hunt for a man who posed as a truck driver in order to steal… Read more »


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Pickup Rolls And Then Keeps Going Like Nothing Happened

VIDEO: Pickup Rolls And Then Keeps Going Like Nothing Happened

A little vehicle rollover isn’t enough to keep these guys in a pickup truck from completing whatever their very important… Read more »


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Trucker Says He "Drifted" Before Bus Crash That Killed Student

Trucker Says He “Drifted” Before Bus Crash That Killed Student

A fifteen year old student has died after a truck vs. school bus crash in southern Georgia yesterday. UPDATE: GSP… Read more »


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Angry Dad Destroys Audi With Front Loader To Teach Daughter A Lesson

VIDEO: Angry Dad Destroys Audi With Front Loader To Teach Daughter A Lesson

Watch as this mad dad destroys an Audi A4 with a front loader after catching his daughter with a boy inside… Read more »


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Crash Survivor Confronts Teens In Gut Wrenching Distracted Driving Video

VIDEO: Crash Survivor Confronts Teens In Gut Wrenching Distracted Driving Video

A woman who was partially paralyzed and lost both of her parents when an 18 wheeler swerved to avoid crashing… Read more »


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Fellow Ice Road Truckers Say Goodbye To Darrell Ward

Fellow Ice Road Truckers Say Goodbye To Darrell Ward

After the stunning and sad news of Ice Road Trucker star Darrell Ward’s sudden death went public, his co-stars took… Read more »


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Semi Brake Failure Contributes To 10 Car Pile Up In Binghamton

VIDEO: Semi Brake Failure Contributes To 10 Car Pile Up In Binghamton

This incredible dash cam video captures not only the crash that happened last week when the brakes failed on an… Read more »


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Truck Sideswiped By Semi Passing In Right Lane

VIDEO: Truck Sideswiped By Semi Passing In Right Lane

A trucker reportedly in the left lane for passing is sideswiped by a truck passing him in the right lane…. Read more »


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This Is Why You Shouldn't Drive Slowly In The Left Lane

VIDEO: This Is Why You Shouldn’t Drive Slowly In The Left Lane

This video from Vox breaks down the dangers of lingering in the left lane. Video Credit: Vox


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ATA May Challenge Legality Of Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Tolls

ATA May Challenge Legality Of Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Tolls

After a victory against the New York Thruway Authority’s tolling practices earlier this month, the American Trucking Association is turning its… Read more »


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TxDOT To Drop I-10 Speed Limit To 65

TxDOT To Drop I-10 Speed Limit To 65 Near Beaumont

The Texas Department of Transportation announced that they will drop the speed limit from 75 m.p.h. to 65 m.p.h. on… Read more »


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Truck Gets Clipped By Crazy Driver

VIDEO: Truck Gets Clipped By Crazy Driver

A ridiculous crash captured by CDLLife reader Dan shows that Must Get In Front syndrome is spreading rapidly among four… Read more »


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Wife Listens To Trucker's Four Hour Long Rescue On Phone After I-85 Crash

Wife Listens To Trucker’s Four Hour Long Rescue On Phone After I-85 Crash

A trucker’s wife says that she was on the phone listening to rescue efforts made to save her husband for… Read more »


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Ice Road Truckers Star Darrell Ward Killed In Plane Crash

Ice Road Truckers Star Killed In Plane Crash On Way Home From GATS

“Ice Road Truckers” star Darrell Ward and one other person were killed over the weekend in a plane crash after… Read more »


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American Truck Simulator Modding- How Gamers Are Creating Digital Versions Of The Trucks You Drive

American Truck Simulator Modding: How Gamers Are Creating Digital Versions Of The Trucks You Drive

American Truck Simulator (or ATS) has thousands of devoted fans within the trucking community because it offers gamers a chance… Read more »


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Pilot Car Gets Clipped And Crashes Into The Woods

VIDEO: Pilot Car Gets Clipped And Crashes Into The Woods

A pilot car driver survives a terrifying crash with only bumps, bruises, and a concussion. From the video description: “Terry… Read more »


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For Every Action There Is An Equal And Opposite Reaction

VIDEO: For Every Action There Is An Equal And Opposite Reaction

Flatbed tire blowout + four wheeler’s “evasive maneuver” = some very colorful language from the dash camming trucker. Video Credit:… Read more »


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$10,000 Reward Offered For Info On Truck Driver's Murder

$10,000 Reward Offered For Info On Truck Driver’s Murder

A group called Secret Witness of Shasta County has offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the… Read more »


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IowaDOT Footage Shows Four Wheelers What Happens When You Don't Merge Correctly

VIDEO: IowaDOT Footage Shows Four Wheelers What Happens When You Don’t Merge Correctly

IowaDOT praised the trucker for how he handled the “scary situation” at the I-35/U.S. 30 interchange on August 25th.


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DOT Publishes Speed Limiter Proposal Today

DOT Publishes Speed Limiter Proposal Today

After 10 years of petitioning and legal maneuvering, the U.S. Department of Transportation today officially published a proposal to require… Read more »


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Three Truckers Robbed At Gunpoint In Two Days In Ashtabula County, Ohio

Three Truckers Robbed At Gunpoint In Two Days In Ashtabula County, Ohio

Ohio police are investigating after three truck drivers reported that they were robbed at gunpoint in a two day span… Read more »


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How To Severely Harass A Truck Driver And Win In Court

VIDEO: How To Severely Harass A Truck Driver And Win In Court

When you see what the white van driver does to the trucker, you’ll be furious. When you learn that courts… Read more »


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New Jersey Cops Bust Trucker With $5.4 Million Worth Of Drugs On I-78

New Jersey Cops Bust Trucker With $5.4 Million Worth Of Drugs On I-78

Yesterday New Jersey State Troopers seized $5.4 million worth of heroin and cocaine during a commercial vehicle safety inspection on… Read more »


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I-85 North In North Carolina Shut Down After Truck Falls Down Embankment

I-85 North In North Carolina Shut Down After Truck Falls Down Embankment

The northbound lanes of I-85 in Gaston County, North Carolina, have been closed after a semi truck overturned and fell… Read more »


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Semi And Four Wheeler Battle For Lane

VIDEO: Semi And Four Wheeler Battle For Lane

The trucker finally gets out to discuss the issue with the car driver. Video Credit: jdnguyen11


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Pickup Driver Can't See Big Trucks

VIDEO: Pickup Driver Can’t See Big Trucks

Watch as a pickup drives like a bat out of hell, recklessly pulling out of a parking lot right in… Read more »


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Out Of Control Dump Truck Hits 8 Cars In San Gabriel

VIDEO: Out Of Control Dump Truck Hits 8 Cars In San Gabriel

This video was captured yesterday by two motorists along Valley Boulevard in San Gabriel, California. Police say that the gravel dump… Read more »


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Truck Full Of $42K In Monster Energy Drinks Stolen

Truck Full Of $42K In Monster Energy Drinks Stolen

Police are hunting for thieves who made off with a truck packed with $42,000 in Monster energy drinks in Corona,… Read more »


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California Officially Legalizes Lane Splitting

California Officially Legalizes Lane Splitting

Last week California became the first state to officially legalize motorcycle lane splitting, though the controversial practice has been tentatively… Read more »


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Volvo Sets Semi Speed World Record At 171 MPH

Volvo Sets Semi Speed World Record, Hits 171 MPH

Today Volvo revealed that it’s 2400 horsepower semi “Iron Cross” has beaten two world records, pushing the custom truck to… Read more »


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Flatbedder's Tight Turn Takes The Nose Off Of Semi

VIDEO: Flatbedder’s Tight Turn Causes Truck Stop Crash

At the Love’s truck stop in Houston, Texas. Video Credit: murphy bear trucking LLC


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Tanker Makes It Through Louisiana Flood Waters To Higher Ground

VIDEO: Tanker Makes It Through Louisiana Flood Waters To Higher Ground

Watch as a group of boaters who refer to themselves as the “Cajun Navy” follow a tanker truck driver through… Read more »


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Dash Cam Protects Tow Truck Driver In Four Vehicle Crash

VIDEO: Dash Cam Protects Tow Truck Driver In Four Vehicle Crash

This tow truck driver is lucky his dash cam was rolling when a four wheeler pulls out in front of… Read more »


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Truck Driver Songs: Boo Ray's "Keep That Hammer Down"

Truck Driver Songs: Boo Ray’s “Keep That Hammer Down”

If you’ve got a tight deadline today, we highly recommend cranking Boo Ray’s new track “Keep That Hammer Down.” If… Read more »


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Flying J Stand Alone Logo

New Flying J To Open Saturday In Springfield, Missouri

A new Flying J Travel Plaza will open up on Saturday at the I-44 and West Chestnut Expressway interchange in Springfield, Missouri…. Read more »


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Southbound 710 Freeway Shut Down For Multiple Semi Crash

Southbound 710 Freeway Shut Down For Multiple Semi Crash

All southbound lanes of the 710 Freeway in Long Beach were shut down after a multi-vehicle crash involving at least… Read more »


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Reminder: Brake Safety Week 2016 Is Almost Here

Reminder: Brake Safety Week 2016 Is Almost Here

August is coming to a close, meaning that the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Week is almost upon us. This… Read more »


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Engine Blown Out Of Semi At National Tractor Pulling Championships

VIDEO: Engine Blown Out Of Semi At National Tractor Pulling Championships

This video captured by a fan at the National Tractor Pulling Championships shows the moment when a truck “splits the… Read more »


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Semi Merges Directly Into Another Truck

VIDEO: Semi Merges Directly Into Another Truck

A semi’s speedy merge onto the highway results in a crash with the dash cammer. Video Credit: LookyLoo


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Unlucky Four Wheeler Gets Hit By Two Trucks

VIDEO: Unlucky Four Wheeler Gets Hit By Two Trucks

Watch as a car gets clipped by a truck and then spins helplessly into another truck, crossing four lanes of… Read more »


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Former Employee Severely Injured After Trying To Blow Up Semi

Former Employee Severely Injured After Setting Fire To Three Semis

A disgruntled former employee of a Jacksonville trucking company was severely injured today after he allegedly set fire to a semi… Read more »


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Truck-Only Toll Lane Opens On Anzalduas International Bridge

Truck-Only Toll Lane Opens On Anzalduas International Bridge

Texas officials hope that a new truck-only toll lane that opened this week on the Anzalduas International Bridge will help… Read more »


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Motorist Dies In Fiery Crash After Cutting Off Semi On I-95

Motorist Dies In Fiery Crash After Cutting Off Semi On I-95

A motorist was killed and a truck driver was seriously injured following a semi vs. pickup crash on I-95 in… Read more »


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