Three-Truck Crash At Rest Area, 1 Driver Killed
A truck driver was killed after his truck crashed into two trucks at an Arkansas rest area.
Love’s Opens New Locations in Arkansas And Missouri
Love’s last week announced the opening of two new Midwest locations– one in Missouri and one in Arkansas.
Truck Driver Found Dead At Hope, Arkansas Scales
The Hempstead County Sheriff’s Department is currently conducting an investigation to determine the cause of death for a truck driver who was found at the Hope, Arkansas east scales.
Walmart Speaks Out About Lonoke Truck Parking Issue
According to a Walmart spokesperson who also spoke with (and advised) the manager of the Lonoke Walmart on this particular interview, there is “No record of any accidents or unsafe behavior related to truck parking at the Lonoke Walmart – whatsoever.”
Traffic & Weather Update
Here are a few traffic and weather updates to keep an eye out for this morning!
ABF Acquires Smart Lines Transportation Group
ABF Logistics today announced the company has acquired Smart Lines Transportation Group, LLC, a truckload brokerage firm that is domiciled in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department Has ‘Critical Need for Truck Drivers’
“We are in the process of hiring about 200 new employees statewide, but we have a critical immediate need for truck drivers in Central Arkansas,” said AHTD Director Scott Bennett. “Winter is almost upon us and we want to have as many drivers trained as we possibly can before it arrives.”
Carrier Suing Insurance, Family of Man Who Committed Suicide By Driving Into a Truck
A trucking company is suing the insurance company and family of a man who committed suicide by driving his ATV into the path of an on-coming truck.
Love’s Opens New Facility in Arkansas
Love’s opened its first travel stop on U.S. Hghway 67 in Searcy, Arkansas.
Study Shows Tolls Could Pay To Widen I-40 In East Arkansas
A study ordered by the Arkansas Highway Commission revealed that tolls could pay for the widening of I-40 between North Little Rock and West Memphis.
I-40 Arkansas HazMat Accident Narrows Traffic To One Lane
Arkansas I-40 westbound – near mile marker 258 – will be reduced to one lane for the next week as a result of Saturday’s fiery accident.
Truck Driver Saves Up $1.25 Million In Company Retirement Account
One of those workers is Aaron King, a 60-year-old truck driver, and employee for 23 years. King has managed to save up $1.25 million in his company retirement account.
Arkansas Trucking Company Owner Arraigned on Drug Charges
The owner of an Arkansas trucking company is facing a federal indictment charge of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession with the intent to distribute.
VIDEO: Arkansas Tornado Ariel Drone Footage
Drone video footage of the destruction in Mayflower, Arkansas.
Video: Big Load, Small Street
30-wheel truck on a suburban road.
Traffic Alert: Road Construction and Closure Information
Traffic Alert: Road Construction and Closure Information
Explosion At Arkansas Trucking Company Claims One Life
An explosion at a trucking company in Knoxville, Arkansas has claimed the life of a 33-year-old Clarksville, Arkansas man.
Arkansas Department of Transportation Unveils New Travel, Road Condition Site
Arkansas Department of Transportation has unveiled its newest roads and travel conditions site, IDrive Arkansas.
VIDEO: Black Ice Road In Arkansas
Check out this unbelievable Arkansas black ice!
Improvements To Arkansas Interstates Prompt Lane Closures
Road work will impact these Arkansas interstates.
I-30 Overpass Closed In Little Rock
Damage to beams supporting the Stanton Road overpass has required an immediate closure of the bridge, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.
Truck Fire Shuts Down Interstate 40 In Arkansas
The westbound lanes of Interstate 40 in Arkansas may be closed for hours.
New Website for Arkansas Trucking Jobs Launched
If you’re a truck driver based in Arkansas and ready to work, there’s a new website online.
I-55 Bridge Lane Closure January 7 Through 11th
Plan ahead or avoid the I-55 bridge between Memphis and West Memphis for the week.
Teamsters Avoid ABF Lawsuit for 2nd Time, Appeal Granted
ABF Freight faced off against truck drivers from the Teamsters union, but experienced setbacks. Their claim will most likely reach appeals court soon.
Man With Multiple Jobs Wins $1 Million Lottery
A hard-working Arkansas man wins $1 million on a scratchers ticket.
Arkansas Truck Driver Sues For Overtime Pay
An Arkansas truck driver is suing for unpaid wages. What does he feel he’s entitled to?
Urgent: Help Locate Missing Arkansas Man
Drivers, we need your help! Please read and share this article.
Arkansas Truck Drivers To Reap Benefits of Tax Break
A tax break for Arkansas truck drivers goes into effect this week, but not everyone is happy about it. Get the details here.
Select Arkansas Highways To Get Increased Speed Limit
Select Arkansas highways to get increased speed limits. Which ones will be affected?
Big Greed, Trucking Exec Charged With Embezzlement
An Arkansas trucking executive is caught with his hands in the cookie jar. How much did he steal from the company’s employees?
Truck Drivers Want To Avoid Busy Arkansas Interstate Wednesday
Orange Barrel Alert: A busy Arkansas interstate is planning major construction. Find out which interstate you should avoid and for how long.
Update: 100 CRST Women May Have Their Day In Court
More than 100 women listed in a sexual harassment case against CRST may soon see their day in court. The EEOC has appealed to reinstate a lawsuit against CRST.
Arkansas Truckers May See Tax Break By Summer
Do you live in Arkansas and need to buy a new truck? If so, we have some good news for you.
TCA Chairman Gary Salisbury’s Parting Advice: Say ‘Yes’
Truckload Carriers of America’s incumbent chairman, Gary Salisbury, tells delegates trucking industry must become an industry of ‘yes.’
Truckers, Lawmakers Square Off Over Tax Break
It’s just about a classic case of “damned if you do, damned if you don’t.” Lawmakers pit trucker’s budgets against improving road quality in Arkansas.