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TxDOT Not Amused By Hacked Highway Signs

TxDOT Not Amused By Hacked Highway Signs

Hacked electronic highway construction signs in the Dallas had some amusing — and politically divisive — messages for early morning… Read more »


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Bronx Expressway Crash

Trucker: Car Cut Off To Blame For Cross Bronx Expressway Crash

A trucker says that a four wheeler cut him off and clipped his truck yesterday, causing him to lose control… Read more »


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Police Find Missing Georgia Trucker's Rig, But No Driver

Georgia Trucker Still Missing After His Rig Was Found In Mississippi

Police and family members are searching for answers after locating a missing trucker’s rig at a truck stop but finding… Read more »


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Trucker Faces Multiple Felony Charges For Two State Crash Spree

Trucker Faces Multiple Felony Charges For Two State Crash Spree

A truck driver is facing multiple felony charges after leading police on a 48 mile, two state chase, crashing into… Read more »


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Trucker Dies In Fatal Crash On Oklahoma Overpass

Driver Killed When Truck Topples Off Of Oklahoma Overpass, Catches Fire

A truck driver lost his life early this morning when his truck ran off of the Turner Turnpike overpass and… Read more »


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Police Say New Jersey Trucker Bent Up Plate To Avoid Tolls

Police: Trucker Bent Up License Plate To Avoid $13K In Tolls

Port Authority police nabbed a New Jersey trucker who they say bent up his license plate to avoid paying thousands… Read more »


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Sleep Apnea Testing Costly For Truck Drivers

Survey: Suspected Sleep Apnea Is Costly For Truckers

A new survey released by the American Transportation Research Institute says that sleep apnea screening can cost thousands of dollars —… Read more »


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Car Clips Truck and Sends It Crashing Into House

Woman Dies After Clipping Truck, Sending It Crashing Into House

A woman died yesterday afternoon in the South Suburbs of Chicago after making a sudden lane change which sent a… Read more »


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Three Semi Truck Pileup On I-10

Three Semi Truck Pileup Shuts Down Westbound I-10 For Hours

A serious crash involving three semi trucks and at least one passenger vehicle shut down the westbound lanes of I-10… Read more »


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Memorial Day Weekend Brings Increased Risk Of Cargo Theft

Memorial Day Weekend Brings Increased Risk Of Cargo Theft

As Memorial Day weekend approaches, CargoNet warns truckers to be on the alert for cargo theft. According to the report… Read more »


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Energy Emergency Causes Michigan To Suspend Hours Of Service For Fuel Truck Drivers

“Energy Emergency”: Michigan Suspends HOS Rules For Fuel Truck Drivers

In response to what the state of Michigan is calling an “energy emergency”, the governor has issued an executive order… Read more »


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Crash Launches Semi On Top Of Empty Car Hauler

Truck Launched Into Air By Crash Into Empty Car Hauler

An unusual two truck crash in Columbia City, Indiana, left a semi stacked on top of a car hauler yesterday. Two… Read more »


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Veteran Trucker Crashes Rig To Save Lives

Veteran Trucker Says He Crashed To Save Lives

A trucker says that he crashed his rig on Monday in order to save the lives of a group of… Read more »


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Swift Transportation CEO Restructures Debt

Swift CEO Restructures Debt To Reduce Risk In Case Of Falling Share Prices

As Swift Transportation’s stock price falls, the company’s CEO is taking action, restructuring debt in order to reduce his risk…. Read more »


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Stuck Trucks In Smuggler's Pass To Cost Truckers Big Time

Stuck Truck In Smuggler’s Notch Could Set You Back $2000

A recently passed law would punish truck drivers who get stuck in Vermont’s Smuggler’s Notch by fining them up to… Read more »


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Houston Man Arrested For Murdering Truck Driver

Houston Man Charged With Murdering Truck Driver

Two months after a truck driver was shot and then fell off of an overpass on the Gulf Freeway to… Read more »


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XPO Logistics Shooting

Police Hunt For Man Who Killed Coworker At XPO Logistics

Georgia police are searching for a man who shot and killed a coworker during a dispute outside of the XPO… Read more »


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Ohio Rest Area Closed Indefinitely After Sleepy Trucker Crashes Into Restroom

Rest Area Closed Indefinitely After Sleepy Truck Driver Crashes Into Restrooms

An Ohio rest area is closed until further notice after a box truck driver fell asleep and crashed into the… Read more »


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I-70 West Of Denver Closed Every 2.4 Days

I-70 West Of Denver Shuts Down Every 2.4 Days

New data analysis shows that I-70 west of Denver has been shut down every 2.4 days for the past four years…. Read more »


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Mack Trucks 2017 Powertrain Line Preview

VIDEO: Mack’s 2017 Powertrain Lineup Explored

This video from Fleet Equipment gives you an up close and personal look at some of the updates and features… Read more »


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Trucking A Space Shuttle Fuel Tank

VIDEO: Trucking A Space Shuttle Fuel Tank Through Los Angeles

Take a look as this mind-blowing mega load — a 66,000 pound space shuttle fuel tank — makes its way… Read more »


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Trucker Shot In Face On Dan Ryan Expressway

Trucker Shot On Dan Ryan Expressway Recovering

A truck driver who was critically injured following a highway shooting on the Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago last week is… Read more »


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Lawsuit Says Trucking Company Refused To Hire Trucker Because Of Medical Condition

Lawsuit: Trucking Company Refused To Hire Driver Because Of His Medical Condition

A Chattanooga trucking company is facing a lawsuit from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for refusing to hire a truck… Read more »


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Oklahoma City Bridge Collapses After Truck Crash

Oklahoma City Bridge Collapses After Truck Crash

Police say that a miscalculation of just four inches is to blame for a partial bridge collapse that occurred after… Read more »


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Trucker Shot In Face On Dan Ryan Expressway

Trucker Shot In Face On Dan Ryan Expressway

A trucker is in critical condition after being shot in the face on the Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago late… Read more »


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Long Island Expressway Rest Stop Bans Truck Parking

Rest Area Coming To Long Island Expressway — But Trucks Aren’t Allowed

Exit 51 on the Long Island Expressway is getting a new rest area with impressive amenities, but truck drivers won’t… 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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NY Settles With Truck Drivers For Parking Ticket Scheme

NY To Pay Out Truck Drivers $14 Million For Parking Ticket Scheme

New York has settled a class action lawsuit for $14 million after reportedly issuing tens of thousands of improper citations to truck… Read more »


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House Panel Passes 34 Hour Restart Bill

34 Hour Restart Bill Speeds Through House

A House subcommittee approved a bill today that could have a major impact on the 34 hour restart regulations for truck… Read more »


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Truck Parking Leadership Initiative

Press Release: Truck Parking Leadership Initiative Announced

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON–(PRNewswire-USNewswire, May 18, 2016) —  Trucking and travel plaza leaders today announced a new highway safety initiative to help professional… Read more »


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Truck Driver Dies After Striking Bear

Trucker Dies After Striking Bear

A trucker lost his life early this morning when crashed his truck after hitting a bear. The incident happened around… Read more »


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Replacement Worker Accused Of Intentionally Striking Verizon Picketer

Picketing Verizon Worker Struck By Replacement Worker’s Truck

A man has been arrested after allegedly hitting a picketing Verizon worker with his truck in Boylston, Massachusetts, yesterday. Verizon Worker… Read more »


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Dust Storms Shut Down I-10 In Arizona For Seventh Time In recent Weeks

Dust Shuts Down I-10 For Seventh Time In Recent Weeks

Arizona transportation officials have closed down I-10 between Willcox, Arizona, and Lordsburg, New Mexico as of 1 p.m. today, making at… Read more »


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Trucker In Tappan Zee Bridge Crash Cited

Trucker In Viral Tappan Zee Bridge Crash Video Cited

Dramatic video of a truck crash on the Tappan Zee Bridge has taken the internet by storm — and the… Read more »


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Small Time Trucker Takes Case Against DEA To Supreme Court

Small Time Trucker Asks Supreme Court For Help In Fight Against DEA After Agents Damaged His Truck

A small time trucker has asked the Supreme Court to reopen his lawsuit against the DEA after they used one… Read more »


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Trucker Wins $10 Million Jackpot

Trucker And Army Vet Wins $10 Million Jackpot

A North Carolina truck driver and Army veteran hit a $10 million jackpot off of a scratchers game and claimed… Read more »


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Shots Fired At Truck Driver During 100 Mile Pursuit

Shots Fired At Truck Driver After 100 MPH Chase

Troopers fired at an unarmed truck driver following a 100 mile chase that hit speeds of 100 miles per hour… Read more »


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Both Truck Drivers Survive Incredible Crash

Both Drivers Survived This Incredible Crash

Following an incredible two truck collision that left the trailer of one truck resting on top of the cab of… Read more »


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24 U.S. Cities With The Most Road Rage

These 24 Cities Have The Most Road Rage

Road rage is not a new problem, but as more and more vehicles crowd onto U.S. highways, it is becoming… Read more »


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Trucker Dies After Crashing On Pennsylvania Turnpike

Trucker Killed After Crashing Over Pennsylvania Turnpike Embankment

A truck driver lost his life early this morning after crashing through a guardrail and down a steep embankment on… Read more »


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Walmart To Offer Two Day Delivery Service

Walmart To Build Regional Delivery Network For Two Day Shipping

In an attempt to compete with Amazon, Walmart has announced a two day shipping program that will put its trucking… Read more »


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Truckers Jamboree 2016

Dates And Acts Announced For 2016 Truckers Jamboree

Dates have been announced for the 37th annual Truckers Jamboree at the I-80 Truck Stop in Walcott, Iowa. The event… Read more »


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Indiana State Police Target Four Wheelers Driving Dangerously Around Trucks

Indiana State Police Crack Down On Four Wheelers Driving Dangerously Around Trucks

This week, Indiana State Police have been cracking down on four wheelers who drive dangerously around trucks. In a campaign… Read more »


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Trucker Dies In Four Big Rig Crash

Trucker Dies In Four Big Rig Crash On I-10

A truck driver lost his life yesterday in a crash involving four big rigs on I-10 near Cabazon, California. Disabled… Read more »


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Car Hauler Sideswipes Six School Buses

Car Hauler Sideswipes Six School Buses Carrying Students

Four students were injured yesterday when a car hauler sideswiped six school buses in Seminole County, Florida. Westbound Car Hauler… Read more »


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Maryland State Police Surprise Inspection Blitz

Maryland Inspection Blitz Places 1 In 4 Trucks Out Of Service

Maryland State Police say that they placed more than one in four trucks out of service during a surprise round… Read more »


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Tesla Model S Crashes Itself Into Trailer

Man Says Tesla Crashed Itself Into Flatbed Trailer

A Tesla Model S owner claims that his car started itself and crashed into and under a parked flatbed trailer,… Read more »


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CARB Performs Suprise Inspection Spree

CARB Conducts Impromptu Inspection Spree

California Air Resources Board officers teamed up with the California Highway Patrol to conduct a surprise inspection spree on 18… Read more »


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Top 9 Reasons Trucker Quit Their Jobs

Top 9 Reasons That Truck Drivers Leave Their Jobs

A recent study performed by HireRight quizzed truck drivers on why they decided to quit their jobs. Here are the… Read more »


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Shutdown

FMCSA Calls For ‘Immediate Repair and Retesting of TYTAL Cargo Tanks’

“These cargo tanks are NOT in compliance with Federal Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMRs) and do NOT meet 49 CFR 178.346, DOT 406.”


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