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Westbound I-90 Through Snoqualmie Pass Closed For Lumber Truck Crash

Westbound I-90 Through Snoqualmie Pass Closed For Lumber Truck Crash

A lumber truck crash has shut down the westbound lanes of I-90 through Snoqualmie Pass. Picture from rollover collision WB… Read more »


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Trump Administration To Re-Evaluate Autonomous Vehicle Regulations

Trump Administration To Re-Evaluate Autonomous Vehicle Regulations

Trump’s newly appointed Department of Transportation head Elaine Chao says that she will be taking a closer look at self-driving… Read more »


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11 Most Profitable U.S. Trucking Companies Ranked

11 Most Profitable U.S. Trucking Companies Ranked

Insider trading publication Trade Monkey has released a list of the top 11 most profitable U.S. trucking companies. The analysts… Read more »


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Chicago Alderman Targeting Illegally Parked Trucks

Chicago Alderman Targeting Illegally Parked Trucks

A Chicago city official has asked her constituents to help her locate semis that are “illegally parking for extended periods”… Read more »


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NASA Engineer Says CBBT Wind Restriction Scale Needs An Update

NASA Engineer Says CBBT Wind Restriction Scale Needs An Update

Following the recent death of a trucker whose rig plunged off of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, a former NASA… Read more »


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Nebraska State Patrol Announces "Trooper In A Truck" Program

Nebraska State Patrol Announces “Trooper In A Truck” Program

The Nebraska State Patrol has announced that it will team up with the Nebraska Trucking Association for a new safety… Read more »


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15 Semi Trailers Worth Half A Million Go Missing

15 Semi Trailers Worth Half A Million Go Missing

A trucking company has reported that 15 of their trailers worth over half a million dollars have been stolen off… Read more »


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FHP's Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Troopers To Target Aggressive Drivers

FHP’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Troopers To Target Aggressive Drivers

Starting today, officers from the Florida Highway Patrol’s commercial vehicle enforcement division will be on the lookout for aggressive driving… Read more »


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Trucker Shot In The Leg In I-94 Road Rage Incident

Trucker Shot In The Leg In I-94 Road Rage Incident

Indiana police are searching for an SUV driver who opened fire on a truck driver during a road rage incident… Read more »


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Trucker Loses Life In Fiery Oil Tanker Crash On Utah I-80

Trucker Loses Life In Fiery Oil Tanker Crash On Utah I-80

A trucker was killed in Parley’s Canyon last night when his rig collided with a double tanker full of crude… Read more »


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Georgia Police Set Up Impaired Trucker Checkpoint On I-95

Georgia Police Set Up Impaired Trucker Checkpoint On I-95

Georgia law enforcement officers set up a checkpoint on I-95 in Chatham County last night in an effort to get truck… Read more »


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Washington Police Ask For Help Locating Missing Truck Driver

Washington Police Ask For Help Locating Missing Truck Driver

Police are asking for help in locating a truck driver who was reported missing from a truck stop in Ellensburg… Read more »


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Paste Magazine: Self-Driving Trucks Hurt Trump's Chances Of Re-Election

Paste Magazine: Self-Driving Trucks Hurt Trump’s Chances Of Re-Election

A recently published article in Paste Magazine argues that if President Donald Trump allows self-driving trucks to put human drivers… Read more »


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2,500 Pound Steal Beam Flies Off Truck Onto Car During Multi-Vehicle Crash

2,500 Pound Steel Beam Flies Off Truck Onto Cars During Multi-Vehicle Crash

A multi-vehicle crash in New Jersey today sent a 2,500 pound steel beam flying off of a truck and crashing… Read more »


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NBC New York Investigates "Big Rig Problems"

VIDEO: NBC New York Investigates “Big Rig Problems”

Watch this report from NBC New York that takes aim at truckers using a short cut through a residential neighborhood… Read more »


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Investigators Seek Answers After Trucker Found Dead In Burning Rig At Truck Stop

Investigators Seek Answers After Trucker Found Dead In Burning Rig At Truck Stop

Wisconsin police are investigating after a trucker was found deceased in the sleeper berth of of a burning truck at… Read more »


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PennDOT Will Ban Trucks From Route 93 On Broad Mountain

PennDOT Will Ban Trucks From Route 93 On Broad Mountain

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has decided to move forward with a plan to ban trucks from Route 93 on… Read more »


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Swift "Short Mile" Class Action Suit Moves Forward

Swift “Short Mile” Class Action Suit Moves Forward

The Arizona Supreme Court has taken action that will allow an 80,000 member class action lawsuit against Swift Transportation to… Read more »


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Truck Driver Dies After Logs Crash Through Cab

Truck Driver Dies After Logs Crash Through Cab

A log truck driver was killed in Louisiana yesterday when he “aggressively applied his brakes” to avoid hitting a passenger vehicle,… Read more »


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CHP Helps Trucker Too Scared To Go On In Snowstorm

CHP Helps Trucker Too Scared To Go On In Snowstorm

When a trucker found himself jackknifed in a snow storm on I-80 and afraid to continue, a CHP officer was… Read more »


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Man Run Over By Semi While Making Repairs

Florida Man Run Over By Semi While Making Repairs

A nineteen year old Florida man lost his life yesterday when he was accidentally run over by the truck he… Read more »


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Driver Uses Box Truck To Protect Crash Victims On I-5

Driver Uses Box Truck To Protect Crash Victims On I-5

A box truck driver likely saved lives on Friday after a pickup violently crashed during a storm on California’s I-5…. Read more »


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Report: Over 55,000 U.S. Bridges Are Deficient

Report: Over 55,000 U.S. Bridges Are Deficient

New data from the U.S. Department of Transportation shows that an alarming number of American bridges are structurally deficient. According… Read more »


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Man Arrested For Robbing Trucker At Gunpoint

Man Arrested For Robbing Trucker At Gunpoint

A twenty-one year old man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly flagged down a truck driver on the highway… Read more »


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I-15 At Cajon Pass Collapses Under Fire Truck, Repairs Could Take 1 Month

I-15 At Cajon Pass Collapses Under Fire Truck, Repairs Could Take 1 Month

Heavy rains caused a 200 foot section of southbound I-15 at Cajon Pass to collapse on Friday, and the costly… Read more »


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Kellogg To Shutter 39 Distribution Centers

Kellogg To Shutter 39 Distribution Centers

Cereal and cookie maker Kellogg Sales Co. has confirmed that it will close down thirty-nine distribution centers across the country, leaving… Read more »


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Trucker Sentenced To Ten Years For Crash That Killed Five

Trucker Sentenced To Ten Years For Crash That Killed Five

An Indiana trucker was sentenced to a decade behind bars for a 2014 crash that claimed the lives of five… Read more »


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Brand New Corvettes Damaged When Car Hauler And Semi Collide

Brand New Corvettes Damaged When Car Hauler And Semi Collide

A car hauler loaded up with 2017 Corvettes was involved in a crash with another semi on an Alabama highway… Read more »


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Argument Between Two Truckers At Missouri Truck Stop Ends In Fatal Shooting

Argument Between Two Truckers At Missouri Truck Stop Ends In Fatal Shooting

An argument between two truckers took a deadly turn Wednesday morning when one man fatally shot the other at a… Read more »


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NASA Engineer Says CBBT Wind Restriction Scale Needs An Update

Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Officials Say The Bridge Is Safe

After a crash off of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel last week claimed the life of a truck driver, the safety of… Read more »


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You'll Be Surprised What Firearms You Can Conceal

VIDEO: You’ll Be Surprised What Firearms You Can Conceal

In a time when an increasing number of truck drivers are carrying firearms for self-defense, we thought you guys might… Read more »


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New Jersey And Pennsylvania Troopers To Conduct "Operation Double Vision"

New Jersey And Pennsylvania Troopers To Conduct “Operation Double Vision”

Troopers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania have announced a new highway safety campaign called “Operation Double Vision.” In a news… Read more »


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Omnitracs Partners With Peloton To Offer Truck Platooning Tech

Omnitracs Partners With Peloton To Offer Truck Platooning Tech

Fleet management services provider Omnitracs announced today that it will partner with start-up Peloton to offer semi truck platooning technology…. Read more »


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Teen Indicted For Manslaughter For Crash That Killed Trucker

Teen Indicted For Manslaughter For Crash That Killed Trucker

A Texas teenager has been indicted on manslaughter charges for causing a crash that claimed the life of a truck… Read more »


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Trucker Pulls Gun During Argument Over Line Position At Costco Warehouse

Trucker Pulls Gun During Argument Over Line Position At Costco Warehouse

A truck driver is facing numerous charges after he allegedly pulled a handgun on another trucker during an argument at… Read more »


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Washington I-82 Westbound Closed For Hours For Crashes

Washington I-82 Westbound Closed For Hours For Crashes

Icy roads and crashes forced Washington State transportation officials to shut down I-82 westbound near Outlook for hours today. Lots… Read more »


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Large Explosion At Texas Trucking Company Blamed On Space Heater

Large Explosion At Texas Trucking Company Blamed On Space Heater

A large explosion at a Wichita Falls trucking company has been blamed on a natural gas leak from a space… Read more »


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Study: Millennials Are The Nation's Most Dangerous Drivers

Study: Millennials Are The Nation’s Most Dangerous Drivers

A new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that millennials are the most dangerous drivers on the road —… Read more »


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"Whistleblower" Claims Pilot Flying J Also Cheated U.S. Government With Fuel Rebate Scam

“Whistleblower” Claims Pilot Flying J Also Cheated U.S. Government With Fuel Rebate Scam

The informant who helped bring to light the Pilot Flying J fuel rebate scandal in 2013 has now also accused… Read more »


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State-By-State Guide To APU Weight Exemptions

State-By-State Guide To APU Weight Exemptions

Getting a handle on regulations regarding weight exemptions for APUs can be headache for drivers who are often close to… Read more »


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Cab Separates From Semi, Crashes Off Maryland Overpass

Cab Separates From Semi, Crashes Off Maryland Overpass

A major crash caused the cab of a truck to separate from the rest of the rig and fall off… Read more »


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Suspect At Large In I-275 Highway Shootings

Suspect At Large In I-275 Highway Shootings

Ohio police are searching for a suspect who opened fire on a semi truck and a passenger vehicle on I-275… Read more »


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Georgia Police Shoot Semi Truck Thief After Multi-County Chase

Georgia Police Shoot Semi Truck Thief After Multi-County Chase

Georgia police opened fire on a suspect in a stolen bobtail truck following a pursuit yesterday afternoon. Chase Begins When… Read more »


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Trucker Crashed Trying To Avoid Wrong Way DUI Motorist

Trucker Crashed Trying To Avoid Wrong Way DUI Motorist

A truck driver was crashed his rig early this morning while trying to avoid a collision with a wrong-way motorist… Read more »


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Trucker Recognized For Mentoring South Carolina Students

Trucker Recognized For Mentoring South Carolina Students

(TUSCALOOSA, Alabama, February 13, 2017 —PRNewswire) Trucker Buddy International today announced that Rita Woodley and her class from Cotton Belt Elementary School in York, South… Read more »


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Head Of Daimler Trucks Resigns Unexpectedly

Head Of Daimler Trucks Resigns Unexpectedly

Last week the head of Daimler Trucks stepped down unexpectedly, citing personal issues as the reason for his departure. Wolfgang… Read more »


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Detroit DOT Employees Charged For Issuing Fraudulent CDLs

Detroit DOT Employees Charged For Issuing Fraudulent CDLs

Two Detroit Department of Transportation workers are facing serious charges for allegedly taking cash bribes in exchange for fraudulent CDLs…. Read more »


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Trucker Charged For Firing Gun During Parking Lot Robbery

Trucker Charged For Firing Warning Shots During Robbery

A truck driver is facing charges after he fired a gun into the air to scare off three men —… Read more »


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Startup Uses Truck Driver's Social Media To Predict "Problems With Hiring"

Startup Uses Truck Driver’s Social Media To Predict “Problems With Hiring”

A Chicago-based startup promises to help trucking companies hire the right drivers in part by using data from a trucker’s… Read more »


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Second Apple Truck Crashes Into Columbia River This Week

Second Apple Truck Crashes Into Columbia River This Week

For the second time this week, a semi hauling apples crashed off of a Washington state road into the Columbia… Read more »


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