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Snoqualmie Pass

State cracks down on chain law violators with increased fines and enforcement

Washington state transportation authorities announced that they are amping up chain enforcement on Snoqualmie Pass this winter. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) issued a warning on Monday, December 10, to let drivers know...

Police: Semi going ‘too fast for conditions’ caused two truck wreck that shut down...

Washington State Police (WSP) say that a serious two truck collision that caused nightmare traffic in Tacoma this morning was triggered by two factors -- speed and wet roads.

Trucker falls into 30 foot manhole behind truck stop

A Texas truck stop was the scene of a dramatic rescue early today after a trucker fell dozens of feet down an open manhole while walking behind the property.

Trucker sentenced for using spy tools to help students cheat on CDL tests

A trucker was sentenced in federal court last week for his part in a plot to use "secret agent"-type devices to help non-English speakers in New York to fraudulently obtain commercial driver's licenses in Florida.

Trucker suffers fatal heart attack while trying to shovel semi out of snow

Authorities in North Carolina say that a semi truck driver died as he tried to keep his rig rolling after a devastating winter storm over the weekend.

Tractor trailer found partially submerged in river after storm

Multiple agencies are searching for a trucker after finding a tractor trailer partially submerged in a river in North Carolina yesterday morning.
Truck driver goes missing following suspected beer heist

Trucker and beer load go missing. Cops find load, but not driver.

Los Angeles police are asking the public for help locating a truck driver who went missing along with a truckload of beer last week. 
Almost 21,000 Navistar trucks recalled defect that could cause "unintended vehicle movement"

Recall: Defect could cause ‘unintended vehicle movement’ in 21,000 Navistar trucks

Navistar recently announced that they'll be recalling tens of thousands of trucks for a clutch component defect that could increase the risk of a crash.
North Carolina town bans overnight big rig parking on residential streets

Trucker can’t park at home after town bans overnight truck parking

City officials in a North Carolina town recently voted to ban trucks from parking on residential roads overnight -- a move that could cost one local truck driver his job.
New museum dedicated to trucking industry to open in Chattanooga

Trucking ‘Haul of Fame’ museum to open to the public

Trucking enthusiasts will have a new destination to put on their list after a new museum opens up in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, next year.
Major interstate in Birmingham to close for 14 months

Major interstate in Birmingham to close for 14 months

Drivers can expect more than a year's worth of traffic headaches as Alabama transportation officials will be shutting down a major downtown Birmingham interstate until 2020.
CBBT Crash

Trucker who fell off Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel had numerous drugs in system

A truck driver who lost his life after crashing off of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel earlier this year was driving with numerous types of drugs and alcohol in his system, according to a recently released toxicology report.
Spool

Houston drivers (once again) dodge giant spool in roadway

For the third time in just a few weeks, drivers in Houston, Texas, have had to swerve to avoid a spool that fell off of a truck.

Watch: Ice on highway leads to treacherous driving conditions

Take a look as an already chaotic crash scene gets even worse when a semi truck loses control and careens off of the roadway.
Trucking company owner busted for ripping off state for $16 million

Outlaws: Trucking co. busted in $16 million interstate recycling scheme

California authorities say that they have arrested three people after uncovering a trucking company's multi-million dollar recycling fraud scheme.

Operation Snowflake: Grapevine shut down after snow and ice leads to multiple accidents

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) says that I-5 over the Grapevine is shut down until further notice after heavy snow and ice resulted in multiple crashes.

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