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American Truck Simulator Modding- How Gamers Are Creating Digital Versions Of The Trucks You Drive

American Truck Simulator Modding: How Gamers Are Creating Digital Versions Of The Trucks You Drive

American Truck Simulator (or ATS) has thousands of devoted fans within the trucking community because it offers gamers a chance… Read more »


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$10,000 Reward Offered For Info On Truck Driver's Murder

$10,000 Reward Offered For Info On Truck Driver’s Murder

A group called Secret Witness of Shasta County has offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the… Read more »


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DOT Publishes Speed Limiter Proposal Today

DOT Publishes Speed Limiter Proposal Today

After 10 years of petitioning and legal maneuvering, the U.S. Department of Transportation today officially published a proposal to require… Read more »


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Three Truckers Robbed At Gunpoint In Two Days In Ashtabula County, Ohio

Three Truckers Robbed At Gunpoint In Two Days In Ashtabula County, Ohio

Ohio police are investigating after three truck drivers reported that they were robbed at gunpoint in a two day span… Read more »


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New Jersey Cops Bust Trucker With $5.4 Million Worth Of Drugs On I-78

New Jersey Cops Bust Trucker With $5.4 Million Worth Of Drugs On I-78

Yesterday New Jersey State Troopers seized $5.4 million worth of heroin and cocaine during a commercial vehicle safety inspection on… Read more »


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I-85 North In North Carolina Shut Down After Truck Falls Down Embankment

I-85 North In North Carolina Shut Down After Truck Falls Down Embankment

The northbound lanes of I-85 in Gaston County, North Carolina, have been closed after a semi truck overturned and fell… Read more »


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Out Of Control Dump Truck Hits 8 Cars In San Gabriel

VIDEO: Out Of Control Dump Truck Hits 8 Cars In San Gabriel

This video was captured yesterday by two motorists along Valley Boulevard in San Gabriel, California. Police say that the gravel dump… Read more »


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Truck Full Of $42K In Monster Energy Drinks Stolen

Truck Full Of $42K In Monster Energy Drinks Stolen

Police are hunting for thieves who made off with a truck packed with $42,000 in Monster energy drinks in Corona,… Read more »


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California Officially Legalizes Lane Splitting

California Officially Legalizes Lane Splitting

Last week California became the first state to officially legalize motorcycle lane splitting, though the controversial practice has been tentatively… Read more »


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New Flying J To Open Saturday In Springfield, Missouri

A new Flying J Travel Plaza will open up on Saturday at the I-44 and West Chestnut Expressway interchange in Springfield, Missouri…. Read more »


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Southbound 710 Freeway Shut Down For Multiple Semi Crash

Southbound 710 Freeway Shut Down For Multiple Semi Crash

All southbound lanes of the 710 Freeway in Long Beach were shut down after a multi-vehicle crash involving at least… Read more »


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Reminder: Brake Safety Week 2016 Is Almost Here

Reminder: Brake Safety Week 2016 Is Almost Here

August is coming to a close, meaning that the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Week is almost upon us. This… Read more »


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Former Employee Severely Injured After Trying To Blow Up Semi

Former Employee Severely Injured After Setting Fire To Three Semis

A disgruntled former employee of a Jacksonville trucking company was severely injured today after he allegedly set fire to a semi… Read more »


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Truck-Only Toll Lane Opens On Anzalduas International Bridge

Truck-Only Toll Lane Opens On Anzalduas International Bridge

Texas officials hope that a new truck-only toll lane that opened this week on the Anzalduas International Bridge will help… Read more »


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Motorist Dies In Fiery Crash After Cutting Off Semi On I-95

Motorist Dies In Fiery Crash After Cutting Off Semi On I-95

A motorist was killed and a truck driver was seriously injured following a semi vs. pickup crash on I-95 in… Read more »


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Trucker Arrested After Fatal 7 Vehicle Pile Up On I-75

Trucker Arrested After Fatal 7 Vehicle Pile Up On I-75

A truck driver has been arrested for his role in allegedly causing a seven vehicle crash that killed a teenager… Read more »


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Three Killed In Two Semi Crash On I-80

Three Killed In Two Semi Crash On I-80

Three people lost their lives last night when two semis collided on I-80 near Hershey, Nebraska. Eastbound Truck Crosses Median… Read more »


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Trial Finally Scheduled For Flying J Employees Reportedly Involved In Rebate Scam

Trial Finally Scheduled For Flying J Employees Reportedly Involved In Rebate Scam

A date has been set for the employees who claim that they are innocent of involvement in  the 2013 Pilot… Read more »


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Did This Mustang Just Attempt The "Christmas Vacation" Under The Truck Stunt?

Did This Mustang Just Attempt The “Christmas Vacation” Under The Truck Stunt?

After an accident in Danville, Indiana, left a white Mustang fully lodged under the trailer of a semi, we couldn’t… Read more »


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National Geographic Releases Detailed High-Res Topographical Maps

National Geographic Releases Detailed High-Res Topographical Maps

If you’ve been on the road long enough, you’ll eventually come to realize that a quick glance at a map… Read more »


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DOT Publishes Speed Limiter Proposal Today

FMCSA Considers Allowing Younger Military Drivers To Operate Interstate

The FMCSA announced today that they are seeking input on a proposal that would allow individuals between the ages of… Read more »


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Nearly 17% Of Americans Who Die On The Job Are Truckers

Nearly 17% Of Americans Who Die On The Job Are Truckers

A blog post published yesterday by the U.S. Department of Labor shines a light on exactly how much more dangerous… Read more »


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All Lanes Of I-5 In Fife Shut Down For Tanker Crash

All Lanes Of I-5 In Fife Shut Down For Tanker Crash

Evacuations are under way and I-5 has been shut down in both directions after a fuel tanker overturned in Fife,… Read more »


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Uber Buys Driverless Truck Startup %22Otto%22 For Estimated $680 Million

Uber Buys Driverless Truck Startup “Otto” For Estimated $680 Million

New reports have emerged that say that Uber has purchased a self-driving semi startup called Otto which was founded by… Read more »


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NJ Troopers Sieze $3 Million Worth Of Heroin During Weigh Station Bust

NJ Troopers Sieze $3 Million Worth Of Heroin During Weigh Station Bust

New Jersey State Troopers are being credited for a massive drug bust after finding 36 kilograms of heroin in a semi… Read more »


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Trucker Gets 20 Year Sentence For School Bus Crash

Trucker Gets 20 Year Sentence For School Bus Crash

Today a judge handed down a twenty year sentence to a trucker who injured seven students when he rear ended… Read more »


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IRS Warns That Highway Use Tax Return Is Due August 31

PRESS RELEASE: IRS Warns That Highway Use Tax Return Is Due August 31

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 5 — IRS) — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded truckers and other owners of heavy highway vehicles that… Read more »


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Missing Trucker Found Dead Almost One Day After Crashing Into Deep Ditch

Missing Trucker Found Dead Almost One Day After Crashing Into Deep Ditch

Indiana police are investigating the death of a truck driver who was reported missing and was found almost a day… Read more »


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I-15 In SoCal Closed Indefinitely For Massive Wild Fire

I-15 In SoCal Closed Indefinitely For Massive Wild Fire

Firefighters continue to battle a blaze that started yesterday in Cajon Pass, California, forcing over 80,000 people to evacuate and… Read more »


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Semi Escapes From Wrecker And Slams Into Two Buildings

Semi Escapes From Wrecker And Slams Into Two Buildings

Texas police say that a tanker truck broke free from the wrecker that was hauling it and crashed into two industrial buildings… Read more »


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White House Sets Tougher Standards For Truck Emissions

White House Sets Tougher Standards For Truck Emissions

Today the White House issued new regulations that will force medium and heavy-duty trucks to dramatically improve fuel economy and… Read more »


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$10,000 Reward Offered For Info On Truck Driver's Murder

Murder Suspected After Trucker Found Dead At California Truck Stop

Police say that they are investigating an Oregon trucker’s death as a homicide after he was found in his truck… Read more »


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Trucker Slapped With $2,000 Fine For Getting Stuck In Smuggler's Notch

Trucker Slapped With $2,000 Fine For Getting Stuck In Smuggler’s Notch

A Massachusetts trucker was hit with a heavy fine after he became stuck for over an hour on the section of… Read more »


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Truck Driver Shot In Face At Arkansas Chick-Fil-A

Truck Driver Shot In Face At Arkansas Chick-Fil-A

A truck driver is recovering after he was shot in the face at a Chick-Fil-A restaurant in North Little Rock,… Read more »


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Police To Start Ticketing Overweight Trucks On Arlington Memorial Bridge This Week

Police To Start Ticketing Overweight Trucks On Arlington Memorial Bridge This Week

Starting this week, the National Park Service will be conducting “targeted enforcement” meant to keep trucks over ten tons off of… Read more »


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New Jersey Cops Say They Can't Stop Illegal Truck Parking On I-287

New Jersey Cops Say They Can’t Stop Illegal Truck Parking On I-287

A recent report out of New Jersey highlights the dire nature of the state’s parking situation as dozens of truckers… Read more »


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Truckers Show Kindness To Motorists Stranded By Louisiana Flooding

Truckers Show Kindness To Motorists Stranded By Louisiana Flooding

After the historic flood that left at least six people dead over the weekend in Louisiana, stories of the kindness that… Read more »


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Trucker Will Face Charges In Fatal 10 Vehicle Ohio Turnpike Crash

UPDATE — Trucker Will Face Charges In Fatal 10 Vehicle Ohio Turnpike Crash

—UPDATE— The truck driver who police say was responsible for a ten vehicle crash that killed a teenager on the… Read more »


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Watch As Semi Veers Off I-96 Into Car Dealership

Watch As Semi Veers Off I-96 Into Car Dealership

A truck driver was injured last night when he lost control of his rig and swerved across the median and… Read more »


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House Is Mangled By Out Of Control Truck

Ohio House Is Mangled By Out Of Control Truck

CDLLife reader Mike has provided shocking photos of the aftermath of a semi slamming into a home because of reported… Read more »


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Dream Gear for Truckers

Dream Gear for Truckers

By RoadPro Family of Brands In 1899, Charles Duell, commissioner of the U.S. Patent Office, is supposed to have said,… Read more »


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Must-Haves For The New Driver

Must-Haves For The New Driver

By RoadPro Family of Brands Everyone who drives for a living has had the experience of needing a certain something… Read more »


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The Nevada Highway Patrol has issued a warning after a suspected police impersonator tried to pull over another vehicle last week.

Nevada Highway Patrol Warns Drivers Not To Pull Over For Flashing White Lights

The Nevada Highway Patrol has issued a warning after a suspected police impersonator tried to pull over another vehicle last… Read more »


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Trucker Caught Smuggling $11,000 In Recyclables Into California

Trucker Caught Smuggling $11,000 In Recyclables Into California

A truck driver is facing felony charges after he was caught smuggling three and a half tons of recyclables from… Read more »


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AAA Says Road Debris Causes Tens Of Thousands Of Crashes Every Year

AAA Says Road Debris Causes Tens Of Thousands Of Crashes Every Year

A study released yesterday by the American Automobile Association highlights the danger that road debris poses on U.S. highways. The study… Read more »


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Judge: New York State Thruway Tolls On Truckers Are Unconstitutional

Judge: New York State Thruway Tolls On Truckers Are Unconstitutional

Yesterday a federal judge ruled that the way that the New York State Thruway Authority is using tolls collected from truckers is… Read more »


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Missing Trucker Found Dead Almost One Day After Crashing Into Deep Ditch

Trucker Killed In Three Semi Crash On I-20

A trucker was killed this morning when three semis collided in a chain reaction crash on I-20 in Mississippi. The… Read more »


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Police Release Video Of Suspected Brooklyn Truck Arsonist

Police Release Video Of Suspected Brooklyn Truck Arsonist

New York police have released security video of a man who they believe may be responsible for setting the cabs… Read more »


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Memphis Man Behind Bars For Road Rage Shooting Attack On Trucker

Memphis Man Behind Bars For Road Rage Shooting Attack On Trucker

A Memphis motorist has been arrested for repeatedly cutting off and opening fire on a truck driver during an apparent… Read more »


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Nebraska Springs Surprise Inspections To Catch Truckers Who Avoid Weigh Stations

Nebraska Springs Surprise Inspections To Catch Truckers Who Avoid Weigh Stations

Yesterday the Nebraska State Patrol surprised truckers in Fremont with inspections intended to target drivers who might normally avoid weigh… Read more »


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