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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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Trucker In Missouri Rest Stop Standoff Charged For Making "Terroristic" Threats

Trucker In Missouri Rest Stop Standoff Charged For Making “Terroristic” Threats

Prosecutors have filed felony charges against the truck driver who forced the shut down of I-29 due to a rest… Read more »


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Rest Stop Stand Off With Armed Truck Driver Ends Peacefully

Rest Stop Stand Off With Armed Truck Driver Ends Peacefully

A truck driver has been arrested following a stand off at a rest stop off of I-29 north of Kansas… Read more »


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Man Clings To Hood Of Semi For Seven Miles, Then Is Fatally Struck By Another Semi

Man Clings To Hood Of Semi For Seven Miles, Then Is Fatally Struck By Another Semi

A man fleeing from police held on to the hood of a semi truck for almost seven miles before taking… Read more »


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Semis Slip And Slide In St. Louis

VIDEO: Semis Slip And Slide In St. Louis

Watch as semis battle icy conditions on I-44 in downtown St. Louis. Several trucks partially jackknife while one semi hauling… Read more »


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Jake Brake Ban

Chesterfield Jake Brake Ban: Truckers Could Spend Three Months Behind Bars

The Saint Louis suburb of Chesterfield has recently passed a ban on jake brakes — and they’ve attached big penalties… Read more »


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FedEx Truck Plows Into Olive Garden

FedEx Truck Plows Into Olive Garden

Missouri police are trying to determine why a FedEx truck hauling doubles left the road and crashed into an Olive… Read more »


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Missouri Trucker Killed Unloading Large Pipe

Missouri Trucker Killed Unloading Large Pipe

A Missouri trucker lost his life today when he was struck by a large pipe that he was off-loading from… Read more »


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No Permit Needed For Most To Concealed Carry In Missouri

No Permit Needed For Most To Concealed Carry In Missouri

Last week Missouri lawmakers loosened gun laws so that most adults will be able to carry a concealed weapon without… Read more »


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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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Missouri Says No To Truck Platooning

Missouri Says No To Truck Platooning

Last Friday, Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a bill that would have allowed truck platooning on Missouri highways, in part because… Read more »


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I-70 Closed In St. Charles This Weekend

I-70 In St. Charles To Close This Weekend

A portion of the eastbound lanes of I-70 through St. Charles, Missouri, will be closed this weekend for construction. Heavy… Read more »


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Suspects Shot At Big Rigs In Hopes Of Causing Major Crash During Police Pursuit

Suspect Shot At Big Rigs In Hopes Of Causing Major Crash During Police Pursuit

Two people are facing federal charges after a police pursuit during which they shot at several big rigs in hopes… Read more »


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Discovery Bridge Crash

Trucker Makes Death-Defying Escape From Discovery Bridge Crash

A truck driver managed to escape with his life after a crash left the cab of his truck dangling precariously… Read more »


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Love's Adds 450 Truck Parking Spots Nationwide During Record-Setting Day

Love’s Opens 4 New Locations

This week, Love’s Travel Stops announced the opening of 4 new locations: Midland, Texas; Scott City, Kansas; Sikeston, Missouri; Buena Vista, Colorado.


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Truck Sideswipes Trooper

VIDEO: Truck Sideswipes Missouri State Trooper Cruiser

Dash cam video released by the Missouri State Highway Patrol captures the heart stopping moment when a truck sideswipes a… Read more »


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Blue Springs Truck Vs. Bus Crash

Passengers Trapped After Bus Vs. Big Rig Crash On I-70 West

Rescue crews are working to free passengers after a tour bus and a truck were involved in a crash on… Read more »


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Man Arrested At Flying J

Man Arrested For Shooting At Trucker At Flying J

A man has been arrested for shooting a 9 millimeter handgun into the cab of a truck parked at the… Read more »


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Highway 50 Truck Crash

VIDEO: Truck Skids Into Car On Icy Missouri Road

This alarming video captured by a bystander involves a truck losing control on icy Highway 50 in Johnson County, Missouri,… Read more »


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Missouri Trucker Killed Unloading Large Pipe

Trucker Loses Life In Distribution Center Accident

Investigators say that a truck driver’s death at the Walmart Distribution Center in Harrisonville, Missouri, was the result of a… Read more »


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Smoking Dump Truck

VIDEO: Smoking Dump Truck Creates Near Grey Out Conditions On Highway

This dash cam video captured on Highway 54 in Jefferson City, Missouri, features a dump truck generating so much smoke that… Read more »


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I-44 Closed

Flooding Shuts Down I-44 In Missouri

Rising flood waters have forced Missouri authorities to shut down a stretch of I-44 in both directions. The Missouri DOT… Read more »


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Trucker Saves Cancer Patient

Trucker Rescues Teen With Cancer From Burning Car

A teen who is being treated for cancer owes her life to a Missouri trucker who stopped to pull her… Read more »


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Truck Tail Light Christmas Display

VIDEO: Truck Tail Light Christmas Display

Check out this unique Christmas display at the Petro truck stop in Joplin, Missouri, featuring truck tail lights synced up… Read more »


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Operation C.A.R.E.

Expect Heavy Missouri Highway Patrol Enforcement On I-70 This Holiday

Tonight through Sunday, the Missouri Highway Patrol will be heavily enforcing traffic along I-70. The enhanced enforcement effort, dubbed “Operation… Read more »


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Truck Driver Stabbed In Head

Man Stabs Truck Driver In Head With Screwdriver

A truck driver is not expected to survive after he was stabbed in the head with a screwdriver in Independence,… Read more »


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Missouri Relaxes Trucking Laws

New Missouri Law Relaxes Trucking Restrictions

A new law will soon go into effect that will mean more freedom for some Missouri truck drivers.


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American Trucker's Show

American Trucker’s Festival Postponed Until October

A problem with paperwork has forced the organizers of the inaugural American Trucker’s Festival to push back the event until October.


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Baltimore County Approves Major Fine Increase For Parking Semis In Neighborhoods

Missouri Cracks Down On “Taxation By Citation”

Missouri lawmakers recently passed a bill that limits the amount of revenue that cities can take in from traffic tickets… Read more »


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Love's Opens New Locations in Arkansas And Missouri

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.


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After racking up about $6 billion dollars in debt, the private-sector operator of a northern Indiana toll road filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday, saying the filing won't impact drivers.

Missouri Governor Urges MoDOT to Analyze Use of Tolls on I-70

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is making a push to toll Interstate 70 in Missouri.


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Court: Crete Carrier Had Legal Right To Force Trucker To Undergo Sleep Apnea Testing

Missouri Man Sentenced for Stealing $1 Million Worth of Trucks and Trailers

According to a press release from the United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, a Kansas City, Missouri truck driver has been sentenced for his role in a 14-year-long conspiracy to steal more than $1 million worth of trucks, trailers and cargo.


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Money

Truck Driver Wins $250K in Missouri Lottery

A truck driver has 250,000 reasons to celebrate this Christmas season.


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Video: CDLLife Featured Stop: Swope's

Video: CDLLife Featured Stop: Swope’s Drive-In

If your route takes you across 71 south, through Missouri, and you’re looking for a place to grab a bite to eat, you’ve got to stop at Swope’s, in Rich Hill, Missouri.


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Gun

Man Accused of Shooting at Truck on I-44 in Missouri

A truck driver was reportedly shot at on Interstate 44 near Sullivan, Missouri.


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A former comptroller of a Missouri carrier was sentenced Friday to 5 years in prison without parole after stealing $4.9 million from his employer.

Trucking Company Comptroller Sentenced For Stealing $4.9 Million From Employer

A former comptroller of a Missouri carrier was sentenced Friday to 5 years in prison without parole after stealing $4.9 million from his employer.


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Flash Explosion at St. Louis Trucking Company Injures Six

Flash Explosion at St. Louis Trucking Company Injures Six

A flash explosion at at St. Louis truck terminal left one man in critical condition and injured five others.


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Cargo Theft

Trucking Company Owner Pleads Guilty to Cargo Theft Scheme

A trucking company owner has pleaded guilty to his role in a cargo-theft ring.


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MoDOT Opens New Truck Parking Areas

MoDOT Opens New Truck Parking Areas

The Missouri Department of Transportation Motor Carriers Services announced that the westbound I-70 truck parking area in Mineola is now open.


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13 Highway Shootings in One Month Have Kansas City Drivers on Edge

Update: Kanas City Police Confirm 12 Highway Shootings are Linked

The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department today confirmed they have positively linked 12 highway shooting incidents. It was earlier believed… Read more »


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LRAD

VIDEO: MoDOT Unveils Attention-Grabbing Tool

The Long-Range Acoustic Device, LRAD, is a “high-intensity directional caustic hailer” It emits a loud siren, along with a verbal warning, to warn drivers about construction zones or slower-moving vehicles ahead.


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Central Transport

Suspect Dies While Being Subdued By Trucking Company Employees

Authorities in St. Louis are investigating an incident at a St. Louis trucking company that left a man dead.


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PRIME

John Hancock, Prime Executive, Found Dead

According to the Springfield News-Leader, John Hancock, a longtime executive at Prime was found dead yesterday, as a result of… Read more »


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Con-way Driver Reaches 4 Million Milestone

Con-way Truckload Driver Celebrates 4 Million Safe Miles

Con-way Truckload president Saul Gonzalez said that Smith’s accomplishment “speaks volumes about his dependability and loyalty as a professional driver.”


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Freight Network

MoDOT Launches Missouri Freight Plan

“Freight moved by trucks, barges, planes and trains is an essential part of the state’s economy,” MoDOT stated.


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Truck Driver Saves Missouri Woman From Suicide Attempt

Driver Saves Missouri Woman From Suicide Attempt

That day, she left her house – in search of a busy roadway and planned to commit suicide. She chose U.S. 60 – east of Springfield, Missouri and pulled over to the side of the roadway.


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St Louis AmTrack Train Hits Truck

VIDEO: St. Louis Amtrak Train Strikes Tractor-Trailer

Amtrak’s service in Kirkwood (west of St. Louis, Missouri) was interrupted around 4:00 p.m. last night when the train struck a tractor-trailer at approximately 15 miles-per-hour.


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Missouri Highway Shooting Dash Cam Footage

Dash Cam Footage Of Missouri Highway Shooting Released

This shocking dash cam footage of a highway shooting has recently been released! A 42-year-old Kansas City man, Alan Hampton… Read more »


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Highway Shooter Has Kansas City Drivers On Edge

Three highway shootings have been reported in the last five days.


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Truck Drivers Stop Intoxicated Driver From Reentering Highway

Two St. Louis truck drivers prevented an intoxicated driver from reentering the highway.


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