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Annual Report Ranks The Nation's 10 States With The Worst Highways

Annual Report Ranks The Nation’s 10 States With The Worst Highways

The Reason Foundation has just released their 22nd Annual Highway Report, which ranks the nation’s highway systems by state in… Read more »


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Six State Speed Crackdown Starts Today

Six State Speed Crackdown Starts Today

Starting today, law enforcement officers in six states will be targeting drivers of passenger and commercial vehicles who violate the… Read more »


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U.S. Marshals On The Hunt For Man Suspected Of Killing Trucker For $20

U.S. Marshals On The Hunt For Man Suspected Of Killing Trucker For $20

The U.S. Marshals are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a man suspected of murdering a trucker at a… Read more »


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Trucker Sentenced To 40 Years For Fatal Crash

Trucker Sentenced To 40 Years For Fatal Crash

A logging truck driver who tested positive for methamphetamine was sentenced to forty years in prison for a 2014 crash… Read more »


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Minnesota DOT Using Snow Plows To Clear Flood Water From I-94

Minnesota DOT Using Snow Plows To Clear Flood Water From I-94

After torrential rainfall and flash flooding stranded drivers and forced the shut down of several major roadways in central and… Read more »


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FMCSA Issues Final Ruling On Windshield Mounted Devices

FMCSA Issues Final Ruling On Windshield Mounted Devices

Today the FMCSA issued a final ruling that will allow truck drivers to install certain devices on the interior of… Read more »


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Goodyear Highway Hero

PRESS RELEASE: Goodyear Is Accepting Nominations For Highway Heroes

AKRON, Ohio (Sept. 21, 2016 — PRNewswire)  There is still time to nominate candidates for the Goodyear Highway Hero Award, which honors… Read more »


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Trucker Caught Up In Charlotte Civil Unrest Confirms That She Is Safe

UPDATE: Trucker Caught Up In Charlotte Civil Unrest Confirms That She Is Safe

The female trucker who spoke to local news crews on the phone while her truck was being looted during last… Read more »


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Three Indicted For Allegedly Using Fake Trucking Company To Collect Payments

Three Indicted For Allegedly Using Fake Trucking Company To Collect Payments

Three California residents have been indicted on charges of using a phony trucking company as a front to defraud a… Read more »


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Trucker Caught Up In Charlotte Civil Unrest Confirms That She Is Safe

Charlotte Protesters Shut Down Freeway, Steal And Burn Cargo From Semis

Last night in Charlotte, protests over the police shooting death of a black man turned violent, leading to the shut… Read more »


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No Permit Needed For Most To Concealed Carry In Missouri

No Permit Needed For Most To Concealed Carry In Missouri

Last week Missouri lawmakers loosened gun laws so that most adults will be able to carry a concealed weapon without… Read more »


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DOT Issues Four Part Policy For Automated Vehicles

DOT Issues Four Part Policy For Automated Vehicles

Today the U.S. Department of Transportation issued a four part safety policy for the testing and deployment of automated vehicles…. Read more »


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Man Says Toilet Trip Saved His Life When Semi Crashed Into His Home

Man Says Toilet Trip Saved His Life When Semi Crashed Into His Home

A Delaware man says that he is alive because he was in the bathroom when an out of control semi crashed… Read more »


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Motorcyclist Faces Felony Charges For Shooting At Semi On I-94

Motorcyclist Faces Felony Charges For Shooting At Semi On I-94

A motorcyclist is facing felony charges after shooting at a semi that he says cut him off on I-94 in… Read more »


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Crete Carrier Chairman Passes Away

Crete Carrier Chairman Passes Away

The man credited with turning Crete Carrier into one of the nation’s largest trucking companies passed away over the weekend…. Read more »


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Utah Man Convicted For Attempt To Bribe CDL Road Tester

Utah Man Convicted For Attempt To Bribe CDL Road Tester

The Department of Transportation announced today that a Utah man has pled guilty to charges of attempting to bribe a… Read more »


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Connecticut To Require Additional Documents For CDL Licensing And Renewals

Connecticut To Require Additional Documents For CDL Licensing And Renewals

The state of Connecticut recently announced that drivers will have to provide additional documentation, including proof of citizenship, when the… Read more »


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Don't Fall For The "Truck Curfew" Hoax

Don’t Fall For The “Truck Curfew” Hoax

Have you heard rumors about an eleven state truck curfew organized by the U.S. Department of Transportation? Don’t believe them…. Read more »


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Alabama Pipeline Leak May Cause Fuel Shortages, Price Hikes

Alabama Pipeline Leak May Cause Fuel Shortages, Price Hikes

A state of emergency has been declared after a pipeline leaked 250,000 gallons of of gasoline in Alabama, prompting experts to… Read more »


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Love's Travel Stops Opens Three New Locations

Love’s Travel Stops Opens Three New Locations

Yesterday Love’s Travel Stops opened three new locations in three different states — Kansas, Oklahoma, and Mississippi. The new Meade,… Read more »


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California Drivers Sue Gardner Trucking Over Unpaid Wages

California Drivers Sue Gardner Trucking Over Unpaid Wages

A group of California truck drivers have filed a class action lawsuit against Gardner Trucking, claiming that the company did… Read more »


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SURVEY: Small Fleets Really Aren't Ready For ELDs

SURVEY: Small Fleets Really Aren’t Ready For ELDs

The results of a survey released today show that smaller fleets are seriously behind on preparation to transition to electronic… Read more »


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Driver's Letter Shows How You Can Make Trucker's Voices Heard In Washington

Driver’s Letter Shows How You Can Make Trucker’s Voices Heard In Washington

You can complain about the DOT at the truck stop or on social media until you’re blue in the face,… Read more »


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Trucker Critically Injured By Tire Exploding In His Face

Trucker Critically Injured By Tire Exploding In His Face

A truck driver was severely injured last night when a tire exploded in his face after his truck caught fire on I-285… Read more »


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Texas Family Rescues Truck Driver From Fiery Crash

Texas Family Rescues Truck Driver From Fiery Crash

A truck driver owes his life to a family and other Good Samaritans who stopped to help after a crash… Read more »


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ATRI And Mayo Clinic Seek Feedback On Driver Medical Exams

ATRI And Mayo Clinic Seek Feedback On Driver Medical Exams

The American Transportation Research Institute announced yesterday that it is working with the Mayo Clinic to improve the DOT physical… Read more »


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North Carolina Police Seek Trucker Accused Of I-77 Road Rage

North Carolina Police Seek Trucker Accused Of I-77 Road Rage

Police in Huntersville, North Carolina, are on the lookout for a truck driver accused of repeatedly ramming a car with… Read more »


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Eastbound I-10 Closed For Semi Submerged In Louisiana Bayou

Eastbound I-10 Closed For Semi Submerged In Louisiana Bayou

New Orleans police have shut down eastbound I-10 after a semi left the road and became partially submerged the water…. Read more »


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California Police Pursue Stolen Big Rig

California Police Pursue Stolen Truck In Riverside County

UPDATE: The suspect pulled the truck into a parking space at a rest area and surrendered peacefully. California police are… Read more »


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One Dead In Five Semi Crash On Highway 166

One Dead In Five Semi Crash On Highway 166

A oil tanker truck driver was killed this morning in a five semi truck crash on Highway 166 west of New… Read more »


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No Fine For Bus Driver Stuck In Smuggler's Notch

No Fine For Bus Driver Stuck In Smuggler’s Notch

The driver of a bus that became stuck in Smuggler’s Notch in Cambridge, Vermont, over the weekend will not face… Read more »


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Trucker Charged For Driving Miles In Wrong Direction On Maine Turnpike

Trucker Charged For Driving Miles In Wrong Direction On Maine Turnpike

A Virginia trucker is facing charges after he drove several miles in the wrong direction without headlights before running into… Read more »


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American Trucker To Pay Hefty Fine For Bringing His Guns Into Canada

American Trucker To Pay Hefty Fine For Bringing His Guns Into Canada

Yesterday a Canadian court handed down a hefty fine to a South Carolina trucker who attempted to cross the border… Read more »


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Motorist Found With Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound After Crashing Into Semi

Motorist Found With Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound After Crashing Into Semi

Tennessee police say that a motorist was found suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after he rear ended a semi on… Read more »


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CRST Offers Veteran Apprenticeship Program for Drivers

CRST Acquires California’s Largest Truckload Carrier

CRST International announced yesterday that they have acquired California based Gardner Trucking Inc. The move is the single largest acquisition… Read more »


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Expect Delays On I-70 Through Denver Following Bridge Crash

Expect Delays On I-70 Through Denver Following Bridge Crash

The Colorado Department of Transportation says drivers should expect major delays on eastbound I-70 in Denver after a truck hauling… Read more »


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FMCSA Issues Final Ruling On Windshield Mounted Devices

DOT Border Inspector Charged With Bribery

An Arizona Federal Motor Carrier Border Inspector has been indicted on bribery charges after allegedly accepting cash from a suspected… Read more »


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Overnight I-65 Closures In Indianapolis Coming Soon

Overnight I-65 Closures In Indianapolis Coming Soon

The Indiana Department of Transportation has warned drivers to expect up to 20 overnight closures on I-65 in downtown Indianapolis… Read more »


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Police Search For Big Rig Involved In Trucker's Hit And Run Death

Police Search For Big Rig Involved In Trucker’s Hit And Run Death

The Kansas Highway Patrol is on the lookout for a suspect truck driver who they believe was involved in a… Read more »


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Trucker Killed In Accident At Omaha Meat Packing Plant

Trucker Killed In Accident At Omaha Meat Packing Plant

UPDATE– A statement from OSHA spokesman Scott Allen: “The preliminary indication was the brakes were not set on the tractor,… Read more »


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Wife Found Guilty Of Murder Of Trucking Tycoon Bill Hall Jr.

Wife Found Guilty Of Murder Of Trucking Tycoon Bill Hall Jr.

Last night a jury found the wife of multimillionaire trucking tycoon Bill Hall Jr. guilty of his murder. Love Triangle… Read more »


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Swift CEO Jerry Moyes Stepping Down

Swift CEO Jerry Moyes Stepping Down

After beginning Swift Transportation with a single truck over 50 years ago, founder and CEO Jerry Moyes announced that he… Read more »


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Violent Crash Closes SR 18 in Tiger Mountain

Violent Crash Closes SR 18 In Tiger Mountain

A crash involving two pickups and a semi has shut down both directions of SR 18 west of I-90 in… Read more »


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Baltimore County Approves Major Fine Increase For Parking Semis In Neighborhoods

Baltimore County Approves Major Fine Increase For Parking Semis In Neighborhoods

On Tuesday night the Baltimore County City Council unanimously voted to increase the penalties for parking a semi truck in… Read more »


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Semi Spills 40,000 Pounds Of Pennies Into I-95 In Delaware

Semi Spills 40,000 Pounds Of Pennies Into I-95 In Delaware

A tractor trailer hauling thousands of unstamped pennies overturned early this morning, spilling coins all over the northbound lanes of… Read more »


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Overturning Truck Almost Takes Out Ohio Trooper

VIDEO: Overturning Truck Almost Takes Out Ohio Trooper

An Ohio State Trooper released video showing his close call with an overturning truck in a residential area on September… Read more »


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You Can Now Comment On The Speed Limiter Proposal

You Can Now Comment On The Speed Limiter Proposal

The FMCSA is now accepting comments on its proposal to require speed limiters on all trucks over 26,000 pounds. The… 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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"Improper Passing" Leaves Four Wheeler Sandwiched Between Two Dump Trucks

“Improper Passing” Leaves Four Wheeler Sandwiched Between Two Dump Trucks

A woman was cited for improper passing for a driving maneuver that somehow left her vehicle sandwiched between two dump… Read more »


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Former KC Trucking Company Owner Gets Three Years For Tax Evasion

Former KC Trucking Company Owner Gets Three Years For Tax Evasion

Yesterday the former owner of Copp Trucking Co. out of Kansas City, Kansas, was sentenced to 33 months in prison… Read more »


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