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Angry Logging Truck Driver

Trucker Who Didn’t Want To Work Runs Cars Off Road

Kentucky police have arrested a logging truck driver who went on a highway rampage today because he was angry that… Read more »


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Raimondo Signs Bill

Raimondo Signs Truck-Only Toll Bill Into Law

In a whirlwind of legislative activity, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed her controversial truck-only toll bill into law last… Read more »


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Man Arrested At Flying J

Man Arrested For Shooting At Trucker At Flying J

A man has been arrested for shooting a 9 millimeter handgun into the cab of a truck parked at the… Read more »


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I-90 Closed

Big Rig Pileup Closes Westbound NYS Thruway

A pileup involving multiple big rigs has closed down the westbound lanes of the New York State Thruway in Weedsport this… Read more »


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Rhode Island Capitol

Rhode Island House Passes Controversial Truck-Only Toll Plan

The Rhode Island House of Representatives has passed a controversial plan that to fix the state’s deteriorating highway and bridges… Read more »


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The National Transportation Safety Board this week announced that trucking safety is listed on its list of the NTSB's Most Wanted List for 2015.

Driver Fatigue, FMCSA ‘Inadequacy’ Cited In Fatal Illinois Crash Report

The NTSB this week released a probable cause report on a fatal crash that claimed the life of an Illinois State Toll Highway Authority officer and severely injured an Illinois State Police officer.


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I-29 Pile Up

Truckers Blamed For I-29 Pile Up

Four truckers have been cited for their role in a 12 vehicle pile up involving 5 trucks and 2 patrol… Read more »


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Fire Closes Kentucky Rest Area

Truck Driver Saves Fellow Driver From Truck Fire

A truck driver is being hailed a hero after saving a fellow driver from a truck fire, seconds before the truck exploded.


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Woman Killed In Freak Accident

Woman Dies After Falling Out Of Moving 18 Wheeler

A Florida woman was killed early this morning in what police are calling a freak accident after she fell out… Read more »


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National Pizza Day

Celebrate National Pizza Day With A Free Slice At Pilot Flying J

National Pizza Day is February 9, and until midnight, you can celebrate with a free slice at all participating Pilot… Read more »


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Trucking Execs Get Prison Time

Three Trucking Executives To Serve Time For $16 Million Fraud Scheme

Three former Texas trucking executives — including the former CEO — were sentenced to prison yesterday for their role in… Read more »


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Connecticut Rest Area

Governor Considers Closing Popular Connecticut Rest Stop

Faced with mounting budget issues, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy is considering shutting down a heavily used rest area off I-84… Read more »


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XPO Sues Over Stolen Secrets

XPO Logistics Sues Competitor For Conspiring To Steal Secrets

XPO Logistics is suing YRC Worldwide Inc. for allegedly hiring its former executive employees in an attempt to steal trade secrets. The… Read more »


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South Carolina Hit and Run Accident

South Carolina Highway Patrol Seeking Info In Hit and Run Case

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is asking the public to be on the lookout for a truck that may have been involved in a fatal hit and run accident in Chester County, South Carolina.


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Charter Bus Crash

Dozens Hurt In Bus Crash That Shut Down Northbound I-95

A charter bus crash on I-95 in Madison, Connecticut, has left dozens of people injured this afternoon. The crash happened… Read more »


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Lamb of God Truck Rollover

Truck Hauling Gear For Anthrax, Lamb Of God, Megadeth, Overturns

A truck hauling $1 million worth of equipment for heavy metal bands Anthrax, Megadeth, and Lamb of God overturned in… Read more »


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Stabbing At Truck Stop

Trucker Stabbed By Fellow Driver At Truck Stop

An argument between two truck drivers at a New Jersey truck stop ended in a stabbing yesterday. The incident happened… Read more »


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Snoqualmie Pass Crash

UPDATE: Snoqualmie Pass Crash Trucker Arrested On Suspicion Of Vehicular Homicide

Following a fatal multi-vehicle crash on I-90 at the Snoqualmie Pass this morning, a truck driver has been arrested for… Read more »


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Snoqualmie Pass Crash

I-90 Westbound At Snoqualmie Pass Closed For Major Crash, 2 Dead, 5 Hurt

Two people were killed and at least five injured during a major crash that has closed westbound I-90 near Snoqualmie… Read more »


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FAA Bill

Aviation Bill To Ban States From Requiring Longer Rest Breaks For Truckers

A provision tacked on to a proposed aviation bill would prevent states from requiring truckers to take longer rest brakes… Read more »


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Crane Collapse

Massive Crane Collapse Kills One, Injures Two

One person was killed and two others severely hurt when a crane as long as a city block collapsed in… Read more »


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XPO Closes 7 Trucking Terminals

XPO Logistics Closes 7 Truck Terminals

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, XPO Logistics is closing 7 trucking terminals that were formerly part… Read more »


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BP Layoffs

BP To Layoff 7000 Workers

Plummeting oil prices have forced British Petroleum to announce another round of massive layoffs on Tuesday, bringing total projected job… Read more »


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Murder Suspect Shot And Killed

Wrecked 18-Wheeler Investigation Leads To Fatal Shooting Of Murder Suspect

Oklahoma police shot and killed a man who they later learned was a murder suspect after responding to calls about… Read more »


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Caterpillar Layoffs

Caterpillar To Close Five Plants and Cut Hundreds Of Jobs

Caterpillar recently announced that it will shut down five plants and cut 670 jobs in response to weak demand for… Read more »


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Woman Found Near Truck Stop

Colorado Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Woman Found Near Truck Stop

Fountain, Colorado police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman who was found near a truck stop on Interstate 25.


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Walmart Drug Bust

“Idiots”: 500 Pounds Of Pot Discovered In 18-Wheeler In Walmart Parking Lot

Indiana police found 500 pounds of marijuana in a truck parked at a Walmart in Fishers yesterday — and according… Read more »


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CVSA Inspections Explained

VIDEO: CVSA Inspections Explained

Whether you’re an experienced trucker or you’ve just received your CDL, you probably have questions about Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance… Read more »


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Auto Brewery Syndrome

Trucker Convicted Of DUI Claims His Body Makes Its Own Alcohol

An Oregon truck driver who was charged with DUI after crashing a truck full of salmon last year says he… Read more »


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Trucker Turnover On The Rise

Driver Turnover Hits 3-Year High

The driver turnover rate for large carriers hit a 3-year high in the third quarter of 2015.


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Tracy Morgan Truck Driver Indicted

Trucker Involved In Tracy Morgan Crash Pleads Not Guilty

The truck driver accused of crashing into a limo transporting comedian Tracy Morgan pled not guilty this afternoon to charges… Read more »


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Trucker Turnover On The Rise

Trucker Turnover On The Rise Again At Large Carriers

According to the American Trucking Association, truck driver turnover rose to its highest rate in three years at large carriers…. Read more »


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Truck Stop Grand Reopening

Landmark Truck Stop To Celebrate Grand Reopening

The historic TA truck stop in Hudson, Wisconsin, is celebrating it’s grand reopening this week. Originally opened in July 1969 as… Read more »


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Trucker Died While Chaining Up

Trucker Killed While Trying To Chain Up

A Vancouver, Washington trucker was killed while chaining up on I-84 in Oregon on Sunday morning. On Sunday morning, fog reduced… Read more »


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Trucker Returns Fire

Truck Driver Shot By Masked Gunman Returns Fire

Two delivery truck drivers were involved in a shootout with masked gunmen in Florence, South Carolina, early this morning. The… Read more »


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Ports Shut Down Following Walk Out

No Trucks Allowed Into NJ, NY Ports Following Surprise Walk Out

No new trucks will be allowed into the ports of New York and New Jersey after a surprise walkout by… Read more »


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Snow Scraper

Pennsylvania Considers Fines For Truckers Who Don’t Remove Snow

The Pennsylvania State Senate is considering legislation that would require truckers to remove snow and ice from their rigs prior… Read more »


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Truck Stop's Discriminatory Signs an Alleged Hoax

Coercion Rule Goes Into Effect Today

The FMCSA coercion rule goes into effect today. The rule was established to prevent or punish shippers, carriers, receivers, and brokers from requesting that a driver violate trucking laws, intimidating drivers or threatening drivers who are unwilling to violate trucking laws.


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Man Arrested For Shooting Coworker

Man Arrested For Shooting Coworker At Trucking Company

Police have taken a man into custody for shooting a truck driver twice outside of a trucking company in Bensalem,… Read more »


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Missing Truck Driver

Police Find Missing Driver’s Rig, Still Searching For Trucker

Alabama police are asking for help locating a trucker who has been missing since January 26 after finding his rig abandoned… Read more »


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New Mexico Sign

New Mexico Unveils Plan To Recover $56 Million In Lost Trucker Fees

The New Mexico Department of Transportation is asking lawmakers to support a new plan that they say will help them… Read more »


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DOT Report

How To Get A Copy Of Your DAC Report

The information that is on your DAC or PSP could mean the difference between landing your dream driving job or not. It’s importation to know what’s on your record, so that you can report or contest errors.


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Home Time Increases Driver Productivity

Study: Extra Home Time Improves Driver Productivity And Performance

A new study from Stay Metrics says that not only does more home time help truckers drive better, it also… Read more »


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Truck Drivers Subdues Man Who Was in a 'Life and Death' Struggle with a State Trooper

Truck Driver Saves Suicidal Man

A truck driver is being credited with saving a man’s life.


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Gunfire Flattens Truck Tire

Shots Fired At Moving Truck In Portland

Oregon police are searching for a driver who opened fire on an 18 wheeler yesterday, flattening the driver’s side rear… Read more »


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Human Chain To Save Trucker

Motorists Form Human Chain To Rescue Trucker Dangling From Pennsylvania Turnpike

On Friday night, a group of strangers stopped to rescue a truck driver who lost control on the snowy Pennsylvania… Read more »


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Truck Driver Shot Twice

Gunman Shoots Trucker Twice Outside Trucking Company

A trucker is fighting to survive after being shot twice in the chest outside of a Bucks County, Pennsylvania, trucking… Read more »


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New Jersey Trash Truck Fire

VIDEO: New Jersey Trash Truck Explodes

Watch as a trash truck powered by natural gas catches fire and explodes, blasting a hole in a nearby house… Read more »


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Best Fleets to Drive For Winners Announced

2016 Best Fleets To Drive For Announced

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge this week announced the winners of this year’s Best Fleets to Drive For contest.


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Bridge Collapse Truck Driver Apologizes

Truck Driver Who Destroyed Historic Bridge Apologizes

The truck driver who destroyed a historic bridge in Paoli, Indiana, has issued an apology for her actions following her… Read more »


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