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CVSA Brake Safety Week 2016 Results Announced

CVSA Brake Safety Week 2016 Results Announced

Today the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance released the results of its annual Brake Safety Week inspection campaign. This year, Brake Safety… Read more »


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Trucker Manages Not To Crash When Pumpkin Is Hurled Through Windshield

Trucker Manages Not To Crash When Pumpkin Is Hurled Through Windshield

Michigan police are searching for a suspect who dropped a pumpkin onto a semi truck from an overpass, damaging the… Read more »


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Terrifying Pass

VIDEO: Terrifying Pass

A semi forces CDLLife reader Bill Renfro’s rig onto the shoulder as it passes in a no passing zone with… Read more »


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Crazy BMW Road Rage

VIDEO: Crazy BMW Road Rage

A brake checking BMW driver must want to get hit by a semi — and very nearly gets his wish… Read more »


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Woman Faces Charges For Intentionally Crashing Into Semi

Woman Faces Charges For Intentionally Crashing Into Semi

A Maine woman is facing serious charges after police say that she deliberately drove into the path of a semi… Read more »


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Maryland To Allow Hundreds Of Undocumented Immigrants To Keep CDLs

Maryland To Allow Hundreds Of Undocumented Immigrants To Keep CDLs

This week the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration announced that they will relent on their requirement that over 250 undocumented immigrants… Read more »


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This Is How A Real Trucker Does Walmart

PHOTO: This Is How A Real Trucker Does Walmart

Just..wow. When truck drivers go shopping


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Trucking Company Increases Pay For Military Veterans

Trucking Company Increases Pay For Military Veterans

Today Baylor Trucking announced that they will honor the service of their military veteran drivers by increasing their pay. As part… Read more »


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Big Rig Sparks Two Acre Brush Fire On Eastbound 60 Freeway

Big Rig Sparks Two Acre Brush Fire On Eastbound 60 Freeway

A semi truck fire spread to two acres of dry brush along California’s eastbound 60 Freeway during evening rush hour… Read more »


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

FMCSA Orders Immediate Repair Of Certain Keith Huber Inc. Cargo Tanks

Today the FMCSA issued a safety advisory ordering the immediate repair of some cargo tank motor vehicles (CTMVs) manufactured by… Read more »


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Connecticut DOT Seeks Solutions For Disgusting Rest Areas

Connecticut DOT Seeks Solutions For Disgusting Rest Areas

After cutting funding for rest area maintenance led to disgusting conditions, the Connecticut DOT is hoping that corporate sponsorship could… Read more »


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"I Don't Know How I Missed Him"

VIDEO: “I Don’t Know How I Missed Him”

The pickup driver likely has no idea that this alert CDLLife reader just saved his life.


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Trucker Vs. Four Wheeler Road Rage Battle

VIDEO: Trucker Vs. Four Wheeler Road Rage Battle

One of the most shocking road rage videos we’ve seen in some time. The incident ends at about the 1:00… Read more »


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Pants Change Needed After Lane Change

VIDEO: Pants Change Needed After Lane Change

A truck driver gives the dash cammer a scare when he changes lanes with only inches to spare. Video Credit:… Read more »


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Professional Driver Tops The List Of 10 Most Back-Breaking Jobs

Professional Driver Tops The List Of 10 Most Back-Breaking Jobs

A study from the North American Spine Society put “Driver” at the very top of their annual list of the… Read more »


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Woman Reportedly Jumped From Moving Semi Just Before Fatal Five Vehicle Crash

Woman Reportedly Jumped From Moving Semi Just Before Fatal Five Vehicle Crash

Illinois police say that a domestic disturbance between a truck driver and a female passenger led to a five vehicle… Read more »


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Trucker Killed After Striking Bridge On I-75

Trucker Killed After Striking Bridge On I-75

A truck driver lost his life near Bowling Green, Ohio, this morning when he lost control of his truck and… Read more »


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Pedestrian Can't See Or Hear Fire Truck

VIDEO: Pedestrian Can’t See Or Hear Fire Truck

An Toronto pedestrian faceplants into a firetruck with its lights on and sirens blaring. Video Credit: Toronto Roadcams Dash Cam Videos


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Just Five Minutes Of Forklift Fails

VIDEO: Just Five Minutes Of Forklift Fails

Some people shouldn’t be allowed to operate heavy equipment. Video Credit: Fails Vids  


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More Anti-Trump Protests Planned Nationwide Today

More Anti-Trump Protests Planned Nationwide Today

Anti-Trump organizers are planning protests that will take place tonight and in the days to come in cities across the… Read more »


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Trump Protesters Shut Down Streets All Over The Country

Trump Protesters Shut Down Streets All Over The Country

Protesters angry with the results of last night’s election have taken to the streets to demonstrate in cities across the… Read more »


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J.B. Hunt To Put More Trucks On The Road In 2017

J.B. Hunt To Put More Trucks On The Road In 2017

At a time when most fleets are cutting back due to weak demand, J.B. Hunt has announced that it plans… Read more »


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Trump Rides To Victory With Help From Truckers

Trump Rides To Victory With Help From Truckers

Republican candidate Donald Trump won the presidency of the United States over Secretary Hillary Clinton last night– in part because… Read more »


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Inattentive Motorist Gets Smacked By Semi And Dump Truck

VIDEO: Inattentive Motorist Gets Smacked By Semi And Dump Truck

Washington State Troopers released a trucker’s dash cam video of a crash on westbound I-90 near Issaquah this morning. In the… Read more »


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Shot Fired At Semi On I-70

Shot Fired At Semi On I-70

Indiana State Police are hunting for two suspects who opened fire on a semi truck during an apparent road rage… Read more »


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VICE News Rides Along In Driverless Otto Truck

VIDEO: VICE News Rides Along In Driverless Otto Truck

Watch as VICE News crews take you inside the cab for a closer look at Otto’s self-driving truck technology. Video… Read more »


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Pickup Rescues Truck Stuck In Ditch

VIDEO: Pickup Rescues Truck Stuck In Ditch

A Ford F150 gives a stuck semi a hand. Video Credit: Tim Henderson


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Dash Cammer Slams Into Tanker During I-20 Pileup

VIDEO: Dash Cammer Slams Into Tanker During I-20 Pileup

When traffic suddenly comes to a stop in a construction zone on I-20 in Jackson, Mississippi, the a truck driver… Read more »


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Driver Chooses 70 Mile Police Chase Over Random Safety Inspection

Driver Chooses 70 Mile Police Chase Over Random Safety Inspection

Yesterday a truck driver fled from a random safety inspection, leading the Kentucky State Patrol on a 69 mile police… Read more »


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Washington Town Bans Trucks From Downtown

Washington Town Bans Trucks From Downtown

As of Monday, the city of Issaquah has banned trucks from cutting through the downtown area after residents complained about the… Read more »


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Sixteen Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Texas I-35 South

Sixteen Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Texas I-35 South

Southbound I-35 in Bruceville-Eddy has been closed down for a sixteen vehicle pileup. The crash happened this afternoon near exit 318A… Read more »


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Trucker Jackknifes To Avoid Hitting Road Rager

Trucker Jackknifes To Avoid Hitting Road Rager

A truck driver had a frightening and frustrating early Monday morning in Tennessee when he was allegedly harassed for miles… Read more »


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Idaho Trooper Hurt While Escorting 80 Foot National Christmas Tree

Idaho Trooper Hurt While Escorting 80 Foot National Christmas Tree

An Idaho trooper was hurt on Sunday as she was escorting the 80 foot long National Christmas tree en route… Read more »


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Amtrak Train Collides With Truck In Oregon

Amtrak Train Collides With Truck In Oregon

An Amtrak passenger train collided with a semi hauling 65,000 pounds of paper pulp this morning in Aurora, Oregon. An… Read more »


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BMW Does $25,000 Worth Of Damage In 20 Seconds

VIDEO: $25,000 Worth Of Damage In 20 Seconds

According to the YouTuber, “The trailer was out of service for a couple months while the entire front wall was… Read more »


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Trucker Has A Bad Day

VIDEO: Trucker Has A Bad Day

It doesn’t get much worse than parking your rig on the shoulder of the road and then watching helplessly as… Read more »


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Idaho Truck Stop To Offer Drivers Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Idaho Truck Stop To Offer Drivers Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Professional drivers who are in Idaho on Thanksgiving Day will be able to enjoy a turkey dinner on the house… Read more »


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Son Killed And Father Injured While Cleaning Out Tanker

Son Killed And Father Injured While Cleaning Out Tanker

A man was killed and his father injured in an industrial accident in Port Arthur, Texas, on Friday. A father… Read more »


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Garbage Truck Collides With Van In Intersection

VIDEO: Garbage Truck Collides With Van In Intersection

A hard intersection collision caught on CCTV. Video Credit: Dan Low


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TA Becomes Largest Independent Commercial Tire Dealer in the U.S.

TA Becomes Largest Independent Commercial Tire Dealer in the U.S.

(WESTLAKE, Ohio, November 2, 2016 –Business Wire), TravelCenters of America LLC operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel… Read more »


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Reckless Motorist Dies After Crashing Into Six Cars And A Semi

Reckless Motorist Dies After Crashing Into Five Cars And A Semi

A reckless pickup truck driver has died after causing a seven vehicle crash in Orlando this afternoon. The incident started… Read more »


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Wrong Way Big Rig Chase Ends In Strange Standoff

Wrong Way Big Rig Chase Ends In Strange Standoff

A truck driver led Houston police on a bizarre chase that ended in a standoff with the SWAT team early… Read more »


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Tracy Morgan Forgives Trucker Who Hit Him

VIDEO: Tracy Morgan Forgives Trucker Who Hit Him

While on the Conan O’Brien show, Tracy Morgan said that he’s forgiven the truck driver who nearly cost him his… Read more »


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Report: Kentucky Weigh Stations Only Open 29% Of The Time

Report: Kentucky Weigh Stations Only Open 29% Of The Time

A new report says that Kentucky is struggling to keep their weigh stations open because they have so few commercial… Read more »


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Manslaughter Charges Filed Against Trucker Following Crash Caused By Tire Blowout

Trucker Convicted On Attempted Murder Charges Following Truck Stop Shooting

Yesterday a Colorado jury found a truck driver guilty of attempted murder and assault for shooting a UPS employee at… Read more »


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FedEx Driver/Firefighter Accused Of Setting Fires And Putting Them Out

FedEx Driver/Firefighter Accused Of Setting Fires And Putting Them Out

An Indiana firefighter who also works as a FedEx delivery truck driver has been accused of starting 15 fires in… Read more »


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Bus Crashes Into Home After T-Bone

VIDEO: Bus Crashes Into Home After T-Bone

Watch as a San Antonio city bus crashes into a house after it gets t-boned by a pickup truck. No… Read more »


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Trucker Arrested For Not Paying $74K In Tolls And Fees

Trucker Arrested For Not Paying $74K In Tolls And Fees

A trucker was arrested at the Goethals Bridge Toll Plaza in New Jersey yesterday after Port Authority officials discovered that… Read more »


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Semi Goes Wrong Way After Multi-Vehicle Crash

VIDEO: Semi Goes Wrong Way, Causes Crash

When traffic suddenly slows, a semi can’t stop in time and winds up driving through the median into oncoming traffic…. Read more »


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Audio Unites Trucking Past With Present

VIDEO: Audio Unites Trucking Past With Present

This moving film combines audio from a 1946 film with images of modern truckers to remind viewers that while much… Read more »


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