FMCSA Bans Canadian Driver From Operating In The U.S.
FMCSA has declared Ontario, Canada-licensed truck driver Inderjit Singh Gill to be an imminent hazard to public safety, prohibiting him from operating any commercial motor vehicle in the United States.
United States and Canada to Announce New Cross-Border Deal
The United States and Canada are expected to announce a new cross-border deal and sign a “pre-clearance agreement” this afternoon (Monday, March 16, 2015), which could drastically change travel for the 300,000+ people who cross the border each day.
Video: Garbage Truck Slams Into Power Lines
A garbage truck flies down a hill, overturns and slams into a power line. This accident occurred on Route 412 & Flint Hill Road, Hellertown, Pennsylvania.
VIDEO: Utility Truck Gets Washed Away
A utility truck driver makes a lucky escape before the road collapsed and his truck was washed away.
Video: Van Stops In Front Of Truck On the Highway
Start at 1:30. The truck turns on his blinker to indicate that he needs to get over, because the lane he’s in is an exit lane. He waits for traffic to pass and attempts to get over.
Video: Truck Sideswiped By Merging Driver
A merging driver sideswipes a truck.
Video: Do Not EVER Cut Off a Truck
This is a video from Wolfy77. Dash camera footage from his truck shows a not one, but two, cars cutting of a truck. The first car makes it but the second car does not. The truck slams into the back of the car and sends it spinning.
Video: Truck Driver’s Great Save
A truck pulls out in front of another truck. Watch as the driver makes a great save and manages to avoid hitting the other truck. Thanks so much for sharing, Brian.
Video: Custom Armored Fork Lift
Check out this bad a$$ armored fork lift. The forklift is called The Rook. It’s custom built by Ring Power Cat. The armored fork lift is built using a Cat 287C Multi-Terrain Loader.
Video: Superload Night Move in Connecticut
According to Pilot Car TV, this is ‘super load’ oversize load that was transported from Danbury to Branford, Connecticut. The Connecticut State Police escorted the move. The load was 14’6″ high, 10’6″ wide, 132′ long and 220k pounds.
Video: Truck Loses Trailer on the Highway
A truck driver’s dash camera captures footage of a truck losing its trailer on the highway in Virginia.
Video: Incredible! Truck Driver Saves Sliding Truck
This guy clearly has luck and skill on his side. Watch as he starts to jackknife, goes off the road and manages to get the sliding truck back under control.
Video: Vertical Unloading
Vertical unloading in action.
Video: Ridiculous Display of Truck Driver Road Rage
One of the most ridiculous displays of truck driver road rage we’ve seen.
VIDEO: Truck Driving Close Calls
Truck driving close calls.
VIDEO: Truck Driver Challenges Border Patrol, Goes To Jail For 19 Days
Man refuses to answer Border Patrol agent’s questions and ends up spending 19 days in jail.
Video: Truck Driver Challenges Border Patrol, Ends Up With Busted Out Window
A truck driver challenged Border Patrol agents at the Highway 281 Checkpoint, south of Falfurrias, Texas.
After refusing to answer the agent’s questions and demands, Border Patrol agents bust out the driver’s window and remove him from his truck.
VIDEO: 80 MPH Down Monteagle Mountain
This video was sent to us by a CDLLifer who asked us to help track down this driver. According to the video’s description, this driver is driving down Monteagle Mountain in Tennessee. The video is entitled “FAST TRUCK DOWN Monteagle Mountain.”
At one point in the video, the truck driver drives down the breakdown lane.
VIDEO: Winds Nearly Topple Prime Truck
Strong winds nearly take this Prime truck for a ride. Fortunately, the driver keeps the rubber on the road.
Video: Sand Truck Unloading Fail
A sand truck overturned while unloading.
VIDEO: BMW Won’t Let SUV Over, Gets Rear Ended By Truck
A BMW refuses to let an SUV get over. Traffic suddenly comes to a stop and a truck rear ends the BMW.
Video: Truck Takes Out Garage
A truck completely demolishes a garage.
VIDEO: Car Gives Truck A Little Rub
A distracted driver gets up close and personal with a truck.
Video: Pickup vs Truck Tug-of-War
Watch a pickup and a truck play a game of tug-of-war. Which one will win?
VIDEO: Jackknife Turn
According to the video’s description, the driver was half way though a jackknife and was trying to decide if he was still going to attempt his left-hand turn or just pass it.
Video: Truck Cuts Off Truck to Reach On-Ramp
The video’s description states, “Verspeetan Cartage passes me so he can cut me off and get into the Tilbury Ontario On-route.”
Video: Close Pass
This driver was passing in a passing zone, but he cut it awfully close to the truck he was passing.
Video: Delivery Drivers Record Erratic Driver, End Up in Wreck
The video shows an erratic driver swerving in and out of her lane. The delivery drivers behind her decide to record her.
Video: Truck Meets Roadblock on New York Highway
A truck meets a low bridge on a New York highway. The truck stops before hitting the bridge.
Video: Truck Leaves Long Trail of Fuel
According to J12345cat, this truck’s drive shaft broke and punctured the fuel tank. This was filmed on Highway 85 in the Bakken Oilfields.
Mexican Cross-Border Pilot Program Comes to an End
After a three-year run, the NAFTA U.S.-Mexico Cross Border Pilot Program has come to an end.
Video: Truck Stop Parking Gaffe
New drivers are entering the workforce each day. Each day, we get questions from new drivers on how to deal with specific situations. This driver was attempting a tight turn and got stuck. Veteran drivers, what advice do you have for new drivers in a situation like this?
VIDEO: Jackknife at the Fuel Island
This is what happens when you don’t set your brake at the fuel island.
Video: Exit Fail
Before the Swift comments start rolling in, please remember that there are good and not as good drivers at every company.
This Swift driver apparently failed to see the no trucks signs on both sides of the exit. Now he’s stuck.
Video: Trailer Brakes Lock Up
This truck’s trailer brakes locked up. What caused this to happen and how can it be avoided?
Video: Lucky Driver Makes Stupid Move
Mark C. shared this on our Facebook page. An alert truck driver avoids colliding with a slow-moving car.
Video: Got Some Trees to Trim? You Need This!
This might be a little overkill for just trimming trees. Watch how fast this thing takes down a tree!
Video: Chicken Truck Hits Truck, Spills Load
A truck that is weaving in and out of traffic rear ends another truck. The truck spills its load all over the highway.
Video: Truck Hits Black Ice on an Overpass
A truck driver hit a patch of black ice on an overpass and lost control of his truck. At CDLLife, we get a lot of questions from new drivers. Veteran drivers, what could this driver have done to avoid this wreck, and what tips do you have for new drivers on how to handle situations like this?
Video: Oversize Load Making 90 Degree Turn
A truck with a massive load is making a tight left turn.
Video: Milk Silo On-Ramp Trouble
According to the video’s description, they had to jump the median and they ended up stuck on the on-ramp for 2.5 hours. The kicker– the were only a couple of miles from their delivery. With the help of a tow truck, they were able to get unstuck and got the load to its destination.
Video: SUV Goes Airborne
A Manhattan, Kansas man’s SUV struck a parked trailer on the shoulder of I-70 in Riley County.
Video: Pickup Truck Panic
This accident occurred on 287 south in Mansfield, Texas. The boy in the blue pickup had just purchased the vehicle 30 minutes prior to the accident. “If you watch closely, there is a Camaro he is following. He told the cops he freaked out and hit the pedal,” Scott, the truck driver who caught the incident on camera, said.
Video: Tire Hits Tanker Truck Head-On
The tanker driver did a great job keeping control of the truck.
Video: No Truck Necessary
This guy doesn’t need a truck to haul a refrigerator. LiveLeak user Christopher D. captured this video in Phoenix, Arizona of a small car hauling a refrigerator.
Video: Security Camera Captures Ridiculous Crash
A home security camera captures an absolutely ridiculous crash.
Video: Lightning Strikes Pickup
Lightning strikes a pickup on the highway. Watch it light up the pickup!
Video: Dog Rescued From Vehicle in Fast-Moving River
A pickup with a dog in the bed rolled into the Chewuch River in Washington.
Video: Utah Man Uses Pickup to End Police Chase
A Utah man used his pickup to stop a speeding vehicle from entering a crowded park.