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Trucker Rescued By Rope From Bridge Crash

PHOTO: Trucker Rescued By Rope From Bridge Crash

This historic photo captured in May of 1953 shows the daring rescue of a trucker who crashed off of the… Read more »


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High Winds Blow Over Trucks In Southern Colorado

High Winds Blow Over Trucks In Southern Colorado

Winds gusting at over 100 m.p.h. have blown over several semis and impacted traffic in the southern Colorado region. Another… Read more »


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Family-Run Truck Stop Closing Its Doors For Good

Family-Run Truck Stop Closing Its Doors For Good

A Missouri truck stop that has been family-run for over 30 years is going out of business soon, according to… Read more »


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I-10 In Downtown Houston To Close This Weekend For Emergency Repairs

I-10 In Downtown Houston To Close This Weekend For Emergency Repairs

Expect traffic headaches in downtown Houston this weekend as transportation officials are shutting down a section of I-10 for bridge… Read more »


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Indiana Bill Gives Semis The Right Of Way In Roundabouts

LISTEN: Ever Heard Of “Roundabout City USA”?

This interesting audio segment from PRI’s “The World” gives you a brief overview of Carmel, Indiana — a town that… Read more »


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Chevy Pulls FedEx Truck Hauling Doubles Up A Snowy Hill

VIDEO: Chevy Pulls FedEx Truck Hauling Doubles Up A Snowy Hill

It’s a case of David helping Goliath as a Chevy pickup helps a stuck FedEx truck up a hill in… Read more »


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Major U.S.-Canada Border Crossing Reopens Following Bomb Threat

Major U.S.-Canada Border Crossing Reopens Following Bomb Threat

A key U.S.-Canada border crossing has reopened after being shut down for hours by a bomb threat this morning. The… Read more »


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Pedestrian On Highway Causes Car Vs. Semi Crash

VIDEO: Pedestrian On Highway Causes Car Vs. Semi Crash

A man walking in the road forces drivers to make last second swerves to avoid hitting him. Skip to the… Read more »


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Feds: Truck Driver In Double Fatality Crash Hid Diabetes Diagnosis

Feds: Truck Driver In Double Fatality Crash Hid Diabetes Diagnosis

Federal investigators say that a box truck driver involved in a crash that killed two on the Maine Turnpike concealed… Read more »


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Truck Driver Rescues Teen Sisters Trapped In Crashed Car

Truck Driver Rescues Teen Sisters Trapped In Crashed Car

A propane truck driver came to the rescue of two sisters trapped in a car that flipped upside down in… Read more »


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Close Call When Pickup Loses Trailer

VIDEO: Close Call When Pickup Loses Trailer

The dash cammer has a terrifying close call when the trailer from an oncoming pickup truck works its way loose… Read more »


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Michigan To Raise Speed Limits To 75 MPH

Michigan To Raise Speed Limits To 75 MPH

Yesterday lawmakers in Michigan approved legislation that will raise the speed limits on some roads to 75 m.p.h. Governor Rick… Read more »


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Spool Of Wire Causes Havoc On Pennsylvania Highway

VIDEO: Spool Of Wire Causes Havoc On Pennsylvania Highway

Caught on camera — a spool of wire falls off a truck and careens through traffic on Highway 40 near… Read more »


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Raised Dump Trailer Destroys TxDOT Sign On I-10

Raised Dump Trailer Destroys TxDOT Sign On I-10

The driver whose raised dump trailer struck a TxDOT sign in San Antonio yesterday said that she likely hit the… Read more »


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Passing A Semi On A Wet Bridge Was Almost The Last Thing He Ever Did

VIDEO: Passing A Semi On A Wet Bridge Was Almost The Last Thing He Ever Did

Kudos to the cammer for avoiding the crash. Video Credit: Maui Cycles


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Man Faces Attempted Murder Charges For Gilman Truck Stop Shooting

Man Faces Attempted Murder Charges For Gilman Truck Stop Shooting

Illinois police have arrested an Arkansas man for allegedly shooting another man at the Pilot truck stop in Gilman. The… Read more »


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Eighteen Hour I-5 Shutdown Stranded Hundreds Of Truckers

Eighteen Hour I-5 Shutdown Stranded Hundreds Of Truckers

Hundreds of truck drivers were forced to park their rigs for nearly a full day after winter weather forced the… Read more »


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Truck Driver Gives Flood-Stranded Motorist A Piggyback Ride To Safety

Truck Driver Gives Flood-Stranded Motorist A Piggyback Ride To Safety

A box truck driver went above and beyond to rescue a motorist whose vehicle was stranded by floodwaters in California’s… Read more »


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Out Of Control Car Hit By Semi

VIDEO: Out Of Control Car Slammed By Semi

A four wheeler loses control (for no apparent reason) on I-35 in Dallas and gets pummeled by an oncoming truck…. Read more »


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"Move Over, It's The Law"

VIDEO: “Move Over, It’s The Law”

This video from Christopher E. Fiffie is a good reminder about why all drivers need to move over to protect law… Read more »


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"I Can Stop This, Right?"

VIDEO: “I Can Stop This, Right?”

In which we learn the “importance of checking the brakes before removing wheel blocks.” Video Credit: Steve C


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Maybe The Happiest Russian Trucking Video Of All Time

VIDEO: Maybe The Happiest Russian Trucking Video Of All Time

Many of the trucking videos coming out of Russia capture brutal crashes, extremely nasty weather, and insane acts of road… Read more »


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Semi Crashes Off I-75 Overpass After Being Cut Off

Semi Crashes Off I-75 Overpass After Being Cut Off

A truck driver was severely injured in Tampa this morning after he swerved to avoid a vehicle that cut him… Read more »


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GPS Blamed For Surge of Runaway Semis Through Little Arkansas Town

GPS Blamed For Surge of Runaway Semis Through Little Arkansas Town

Residents of the tiny town of Ponca say that truckers who rely on their GPS are speeding through their town… Read more »


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Baylor Trucking Announces Driver Pay Increase

Baylor Trucking Announces Driver Pay Increase

Today Baylor Trucking announced that they will increase pay for both their new and experienced drivers. From today’s announcement: “Compensation… Read more »


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Baby Rides In Style On Peterbilt 359 RC Stroller

VIDEO: Baby Rides In Style On Peterbilt 359 RC Stroller

Big RC Pete meets itty bitty baby. Video Credit: VirtualMakerLuca


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Pennsylvania Turnpike Tolls Going Up On Sunday

Pennsylvania Turnpike Tolls Going Up On Sunday

Starting on Sunday, drivers using the Pennsylvania Turnpike will pay an extra 6% in tolls. The toll hike is intended… Read more »


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Residents In Three U.S. Towns Oppose Truck Stops

Residents In Three U.S. Towns Oppose Truck Stops

What do the cities of Lathrop, California, Ostego, Minnesota, and Volusia, Florida, have in common? Residents in all three cities… Read more »


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Tanker Truck Rollover Caught On Police Dash Cam

VIDEO: Tanker Truck Rollover Caught On Police Dash Cam

As an Oregon police officer pulls over an RV, his dash cam captures a tanker truck overturning on a sharp… Read more »


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Trucker Saves The Life Of Terrible Merger

VIDEO: Trucker Saves The Life Of Terrible Merger

A trucker’s quick reaction saves an elderly motorist. Video Credit: gr84all


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Stolen Tow Truck Drags Police Cruiser During Two State Chase

Stolen Tow Truck Drags Police Cruiser During Two State Chase

An intoxicated New Jersey man reportedly led police on a two state pursuit that ended with the stolen tow truck… Read more »


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The Shoulder Is Not A Passing Lane

VIDEO: The Shoulder Is Not A Passing Lane

Watch as a semi takes to the right shoulder of the road to pass another semi. Video Credit: Julie Morgan


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CB Warnings Keep A Bad Pileup From Becoming Much Worse

VIDEO: CB Warnings Keep A Bad Pileup From Becoming Much Worse

This multi-vehicle crash video sent in by CDLLife reader Julie Morgan was captured on I-80 in Iowa on December 10. Blowing snow… Read more »


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Truck Stop Crunch

VIDEO: Truck Stop Crunch

The dash cammer sees it coming and yells, but it’s not enough to save his truck from getting crunched. Video… Read more »


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Police: Trucker's Dash Cam Video Not Enough To Bring Charges Against Motorist

Police: Trucker’s Dash Cam Video Not Enough To Bring Charges Against Motorist

Cedar Rapids police say that they have no plans to charge a motorist for an apparent road rage incident with… Read more »


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Police Think Trucker Won't Stop -- Then They Realize He Can't Stop

VIDEO: Police Think Trucker Won’t Stop — Then They Realize He Can’t Stop

This video of Oklahoma police pursuing a semi at slow speed isn’t what it seems. According to the Durant Daily… Read more »


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Multi-vehicle Pileup On Colorado I-70 Caught On Dash Cam

VIDEO: Multi-vehicle Pileup On Colorado I-70 Caught On Dash Cam

This dash cam clip was captured on the morning of December 28 on eastbound I-70 near the Eisenhower/Johnson Tunnel. Three people were… Read more »


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Bridge Severs Raised Box From Dump Truck

VIDEO: Bridge Severs Raised Box From Dump Truck

The twenty-two year old truck driver was charged with careless driving after the raised box from his dump truck struck… Read more »


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NYPD To Use Trucks To Defend Against Possible Truck Terror Attack In Times Square

NYPD To Use Trucks To Defend Against Possible Truck Terror Attack In Times Square

The New York Police Department says that they’ll use trucks as a line of defense to protect the New Year’s… Read more »


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"Psychic" Tesla Predicts Crash

VIDEO: “Psychic” Tesla Predicts Crash

A Tesla Model X uses radar to see a crash ahead of it seemingly before it even happens and is… Read more »


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Montana Suspends Hours Of Service Regs In Face Of Winter Storm

Montana Suspends Hours Of Service Regs In Face Of Winter Weather

Montana Governor Steve Bullock has temporarily suspended hours of service regulations for some truck drivers in his state over fear that… Read more »


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Log Book Discrepancies Lead To $2 Million Cocaine Bust

Log Book Discrepancies Lead To $2 Million Cocaine Bust

Alabama police say that log book discrepancies that led them to search an 18 wheeler and discover over $2 million… Read more »


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Texas Police Rescue Man From Fiery Pickup Vs. 18 Wheeler Crash

VIDEO: Texas Police Rescue Man From Fiery Pickup Vs. 18 Wheeler Crash

In this dash cam video captured in Tyler, Texas, on Christmas Day, police work to free a motorist who is… Read more »


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Detroit DOT Employees Charged For Issuing Fraudulent CDLs

FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

Yesterday the FMCSA issued public notice of their intent to revoke all medical certificates issued by an Atlanta chiropractor in… Read more »


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Driver Uses Box Truck To Save Woman Suffering From Seizure

Driver Uses Box Truck To Save Woman Suffering From Seizure

Two men are being hailed as heroes for putting themselves at risk to rescue a woman who had a seizure… Read more »


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Six Surprising Foods That Can Cause Kidney Stones

Six Surprising Foods That Can Cause Kidney Stones

If you’ve never had kidney stones, consider yourself lucky. These nasty little nuggets of salt and minerals can cause pain… Read more »


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Six Year Old Hands Out Christmas Cards Thanking Truckers

Six Year Old Hands Out Christmas Cards Thanking Truckers

Many truckers were moved over the holiday weekend when a young boy stopped at the TA truck stop in Franklin,… Read more »


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DOT Camera Captures Four Wheeler Slip And Slide

VIDEO: DOT Camera Captures Four Wheeler Slip And Slide

Watch a multi vehicle crash unfold on icy I-94 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Video Credit: JThom


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Shoulder Pass Karma

VIDEO: Shoulder Pass Karma

A reckless driver passing a trucker and several other vehicles on the shoulder gets a little dose of instant karma…. Read more »


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Detroit DOT Employees Charged For Issuing Fraudulent CDLs

FMCSA Orders Texas Trucker Off The Road Following Triple Fatality Crash

The FMCSA has issued an out of service order to a Texas truck driver after a post-crash investigation uncovered numerous… Read more »


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