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Semi Slides Off Of 50 Foot I-84 Embankment

Semi Slides Off Of 50 Foot I-84 Embankment

Slick roads sent a semi sliding off of I-84, through a guardrail, and over a steep embankment in the Columbia River… Read more »


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I-84 Shut Down Leaves Hundreds Of Truckers Stuck, Interstate To Remain Closed Today

I-84 Shut Down Leaves Hundreds Of Truckers Stuck, Interstate To Remain Closed Today

Severe winter weather conditions forced hundreds of miles of road closures in Oregon, leaving many truck drivers to sit and… Read more »


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Trucks Collide On Icy I-84 In Oregon

VIDEO: Trucks Collide On Icy I-84 In Oregon

A motorist headed to work in Portland yesterday caught scary dash cam video of semis sliding on the icy interstate… Read more »


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Team Of Three Jeeps Rescue Four Semis

VIDEO: Team Of Three Jeeps Rescue Four Semis

Three Jeep drivers team up to rescue four semis stuck on the I-84 ramp near Troutdale, Oregon. Video Credit: OFFROADPDX


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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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Bus Slides Down Icy Hill, Crashes Into Cars

VIDEO: Bus Slides Down Icy Hill, Crashes Into Cars

On December 14 in Portland. Video Credit: The Oregonian


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Semi Shot At On I-84 In Oregon

Semi Shot At On I-84 In Oregon

Oregon State Police are asking for help in locating a suspect who opened fire on a semi truck on I-84 on… Read more »


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Three States Introduce Bills To Crack Down On Highway Protesters

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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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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Trucker Wins A Whopping $9.4 Million Lotto Jackpot

Trucker Wins A Whopping $9.4 Million Lotto Jackpot

An Oregon trucker walked into the Coburg TA Truck Stop to pick up a Megabucks lottery ticket and walked back out a… Read more »


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

Murder Suspected After Trucker Found Dead At California Truck Stop

Police say that they are investigating an Oregon trucker’s death as a homicide after he was found in his truck… Read more »


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Trucker And Girlfriend Assaulted By Motorist In Oregon

Trucker And Girlfriend Assaulted By Motorist In Oregon

Oregon State Police have laid multiple charges against a motorist who forced a semi off the road and then assaulted… Read more »


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FTC Warns Truckers About "DOT Authority" Scam

Scam Alert: Oregon Trucking Company Duped By Insurance Scheme

Officials in Oregon are warning business owners about insurance scams after they discovered that a trucking company had paid thousands… Read more »


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Two Truckers Killed When Semi Crashes Into Military Vehicle That Fell Off Flatbed

Trucker Killed By Falling Log From His Own Trailer

A logging truck driver lost his life in Oregon yesterday when a log from his own truck fell on him…. Read more »


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Power Poles Prove Problematic For Truckers In Gresham

Power Poles Prove Problematic For Truckers In Gresham

Just hours after a chain reaction crash that toppled a power pole in Gresham, Oregon, trapping a trucker for hours… Read more »


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Truck Vs. RV Crash Causes Vertical Jackknife

Semi Vs. RV Crash Results In “Vertical Jackknife”

A truck vs. RV crash on Highway 58 in Oregon left one woman seriously injured and resulted in what some… Read more »


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Blitz

Oregon Police To Conduct Distracted Driving ‘Saturation Patrol’

On Saturday, April 23, through Sunday, April 24, law enforcement agencies in central Oregon will be conducting a “saturation patrol.”


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Portland To Increase Truck Tax

Portland Plans To Make Truckers Pay Millions For Street Maintenance

Portland, Oregon, has a plan introduce a new tax that will force truckers to pay millions for road maintenance. Portland… Read more »


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Fire Closes Kentucky Rest Area

Fire Shuts Down Oregon Love’s

A late-night fire has shut down an Oregon Love’s.


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Driver Dies in Oregon Crash

Driver Dies In Rollover Wreck On I-84 In Oregon

A Washington truck driver was killed in a rollover accident on Interstate 84 near milepost 84 in Oregon this morning.


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Logger

FMCSA Extends Exemptions For Oregon Trucking Association

FMCSA this week announced extended exemptions for the Oregon Trucking Association.


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RV Crashes Into Truck On Off Ramp

Two Killed When RV Crashes Into Truck Parked On Off-Ramp

A mother and son were killed yesterday when their RV slammed into the back of a parked truck on an… Read more »


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Oregon Speed Limits Increase

Speed Limits To Go Up In Oregon On Tuesday

Starting on Tuesday, speed limits on some Oregon roads will be increasing. Speed Limits To Increase On I-84, Secondary Roads… Read more »


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Auto Brewery Syndrome

Trucker Convicted Of DUI Claims His Body Makes Its Own Alcohol

An Oregon truck driver who was charged with DUI after crashing a truck full of salmon last year says he… Read more »


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Trucker Died While Chaining Up

Trucker Killed While Trying To Chain Up

A Vancouver, Washington trucker was killed while chaining up on I-84 in Oregon on Sunday morning. On Sunday morning, fog reduced… Read more »


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

Shots Fired At Moving Truck In Portland

Oregon police are searching for a driver who opened fire on an 18 wheeler yesterday, flattening the driver’s side rear… Read more »


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Oregon Cop Saves Toddler

VIDEO: Oregon Deputy Rescues Toddler Running On Highway

Oregon police have released video showing the terrifying moment that a two-year old child ran out in front of a… Read more »


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Trucker Shot In Cab Sues Oakland Coliseum For Negligence

Women Forced To Strip After Wading Through Neurotoxin To Help Trucker Win Suit

Two young women who were forced to strip naked and hosed down on the side of the interstate after wading… Read more »


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Two Truckers Killed In 6 Vehicle Pileup On Pennsylvania's I-80

Missing Truck Driver Found Deceased In His Truck

Yesterday the Oregon State Police announced a missing truck driver was found dead in his truck.


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Wrong Way Crash Kills One

One Killed In Wrong Way SUV Vs. Truck Crash

A woman was killed early yesterday morning after an SUV driving the wrong way crashed head-on into a truck. Authorities… Read more »


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Trucker Killed After Striking Bridge On I-75

Fuel Tanker Driver Killed In Fiery Crash With Train Hauling Liquid Asphalt

A fuel tanker truck driver lost his life after crashing into parked train cars containing liquid asphalt on U.S. Highway 30… Read more »


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Oregon Sinkhole

Sinkhole Nearly Swallows Truck, Oregon Highway 22 Closed Indefinitely

Both directions of Oregon’s Highway 22, also known as Three Rivers Highway, will be closed indefinitely after a sinkhole opened… Read more »


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Utah Man Convicted For Attempt To Bribe CDL Road Tester

Oregon Seeks CDL Exemption

The FMCSA last week published an exemption request from the Oregon Department of Transportation in its weekly Federal Register.


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Man Sleeping Under Trailer

Man Sleeping Under Trailer At Loading Dock Crushed To Death

A man who had been sleeping under a trailer at a loading dock was killed early this morning in Eugene,… Read more »


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Human Blood Rollover Crash

30,000 Pounds Of Human Blood In Ditch After Truck Rolls

A rollover truck crash in Oakridge, Oregon spilled 30,000 pounds of frozen human blood and plasma into a ditch early this… Read more »


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Teamsters Portland

Con-way Drivers Vote To Reject Union At Oregon Terminal

Con-way Freight reported that its employees voted to reject representation by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters at their Portland, Oregon terminal.


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Trucker Shot In Cab Sues Oakland Coliseum For Negligence

After Crash And 50 Foot Fall, Trucker Sues ODOT For Bad Highway Design

A trucker is suing the Oregon Department of Transportation for $7.25 million after his truck fell 50 feet off of an I-84 exit and was trapped upside down for an hour before rescuers could extract him.


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Worker Killed Trying To Guide Truck Into Loading Dock

Truck Driver Says He Was Exposed To Chemicals Multiple Times Per Day

An Oregon truck driver says he was exposed to herbicides nearly twice a day for 17 days.


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Delivery Driver Killed By Airborne Deer

Delivery Driver Killed By Airborne Deer

A delivery driver was killed after an airborne deer crashed through his windshield.


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Truck Driver Stabbed

Man Who Stabbed Trucker On I-84 Pleads Insanity

The man who forced a trucker in eastern Oregon to the side of the road by ramming his diesel tanks… Read more »


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VIDEO: 1936 Fairbanks Morse Model 32D

Check out this working 1936 Fairbanks Morse Model 32D in Pottsville, Oregon!


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Following Too Closely

VIDEO: Following Too Closely On Oregon Hwy 97 North

CDLLife reader, Sergio Fausto recently sent us this footage of two trucks following much too close on Oregon Highway 97 North.


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wrong way oregon

VIDEO: Wrong Way Truck Driver Tries To Evade Police

Can you believe this wrong way truck driver in Oregon?


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Oversized Load To Pass Through Oregon on Tuesday and Wednesday

Oregon State Police Seeking Truck Involved in Fatal Crash

Oregon State Police are seeking the publics help in locating a truck that may have been rear ended on I-5 near mile post 253 on January 27.


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Oregon County Cracking Down on Scale Dodgers

Oregon County Cracking Down on Scale Dodgers

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says they’re working hard to crack down on weigh station dodgers.


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A  major portion of Highway 37 between Vallejo and Sonoma, California, will be closed in both directions this weekend and next weekend for major maintenance and paving projects, Caltrans officials said.

Oregon Highway Shuts Down Due to ‘Truck/Traveler Parking’ Along the Interstate

Interstate 84 westbound in Baker City, Oregon today shutdown at milepost 302 “because truck/traveler parking is filled due to closures further west,” Oregon Department of Transportation’s Facebook page states.


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A truck hauling lumber products crashed on a bridge in southern Oregon on Thursday, spilling its load and leaving the trailer hanging over the highway.

Lumber Truck Crashes In Oregon, Partially Hangs Off Bridge

A truck hauling lumber products crashed on a bridge in southern Oregon on Thursday, spilling its load and leaving the trailer hanging over the highway.


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For the next ten days, the Oregon Department of Transportation has shut down the Maples Rest Area - the only rest area between Sisters and Salem located on Highway 22 just east of Gates.

Maples Rest Area In Northwest Oregon Closed Until September 19th

The Oregon Department of Transportation has shut down the Maples Rest Area – the only rest area between Sisters and Salem located on Highway 22 just east of Gates.


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Truck Driver Stabbed on Interstate 84 in Oregon, Suspect in Custody

Truck Driver Stabbed on Interstate 84 in Oregon, Suspect in Custody

On Monday afternoon, a truck driver was stabbed on Interstate 84 in Oregon, about 15 miles west of Ontario.


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In The Wake of Fatal Shooting, Clackamas County Puts Limits on Weighmaster Duties

In The Wake of Fatal Shooting, Clackamas County Puts Limits on Weighmaster Duties

Clackamas County Administrator Don Krupp has ordered the county’s weigh masters to stop pulling over commercial vehicles, stating that the weighmasters lack the proper training and safety standards.


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