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Pilot Flying J Offering Free Pizza Slices All Week

Pilot Flying J Offering Free Pizza Slices All Week

To celebrate National Pizza Day, Pilot Flying J has announced that they’ll be giving away free slices for an entire… Read more »


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Three States Introduce Bills To Crack Down On Highway Protesters

Three States Introduce Bills To Crack Down On Highway Protesters

Three states seek to keep highway traffic flowing in spite of political unrest by introducing legislation that would stiffen the… Read more »


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Semi Slides Off Of 50 Foot I-84 Embankment

Semi Slides Off Of 50 Foot I-84 Embankment

Slick roads sent a semi sliding off of I-84, through a guardrail, and over a steep embankment in the Columbia River… Read more »


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"We Investigate: Big Rig Fires"

VIDEO: “We Investigate: Big Rig Fires”

Investigative reporters from NBC Bay Area take a hard look at the alarming link between truck fires and CARB-required diesel particulate filters…. Read more »


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Detroit DOT Employees Charged For Issuing Fraudulent CDLs

FMCSA Orders Tennessee Trucker Off the Road For Two Alcohol Incidents In Four Days

The FMCSA has placed a Tennessee-based truck driver out of service after he was arrested for two alcohol related incidents… Read more »


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Pilot Flying J Honors Three Professional Drivers With "Road Warrior" Award

Pilot Flying J Honors Three Professional Drivers With “Road Warrior” Award

PRESS RELEASE (KNOXVILLE, Tennessee, February 1, 2017 /PRNewswire) — Pilot Flying J today announced the winners of its third annual Road… Read more »


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Man Run Over By Semi While Making Repairs

OSHA To Investigate After Worker Dies After Being Found In Tanker

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will be investigating the death of an employee found in a tanker at a… Read more »


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Trucker's Split Second Decision Saves Lives In Foggy Pileup

Trucker’s Split Second Decision Saves Lives In Foggy Pileup

San Antonio police say that a truck driver’s quick thinking likely saved numerous lives during yesterday’s foggy pileup on I-37…. Read more »


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Trump's Supreme Court Pick Sided With TransAm In "Freezing Trucker" Case

Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Sided With TransAm In “Freezing Trucker” Case

President Trump ran his campaign on the promise to help blue collar workers, but his Supreme Court nomination Judge Neil… Read more »


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Peep Holes Discovered In Men's Restrooms At A North Carolina Rest Stop

Peep Holes Discovered In Men’s Restrooms At A North Carolina Rest Stop

North Carolina police are warning the public to be aware of their surroundings after several peep holes were discovered at… Read more »


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Large Pileup Shuts Down I-37 North In San Antonio

Large Pileup Shuts Down I-37 North In San Antonio

San Antonio police say that dense fog was a factor in a series of 32 separate chain reaction crashes that… Read more »


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FedEx Ground Truck Takes Gunfire In Memphis

FedEx Ground Truck Takes Gunfire In Memphis

Memphis police say that a motorist opened fire on a FedEx Ground truck yesterday, breaking the truck’s windshield and leaving… Read more »


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Infected Tooth Kills Long Haul Trucker On The Road

Infected Tooth Kills Long Haul Trucker On Cross Country Run

A twenty-six year old truck driver died out on the road on Monday after a tooth infection spread to his… Read more »


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Dense Fog Leads To 50 Vehicle Crash On Highway 198 Near Hanford

Dense Fog Leads To 50 Vehicle Crash On Highway 198 Near Hanford

The California Highway Patrol reports that at least 50 vehicles have crashed in dense fog on Highway 198 in Hanford and… Read more »


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Minnesota DOL Sues Trucking Company For Wage Theft

Minnesota DOL Sues Trucking Company For Wage Theft

The Minnesota Department of Labor has filed suit against a Roseville trucking company that they say pretended to go out… Read more »


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TCA Lists 20 Best Trucking Companies To Drive For In 2017

TCA Lists 20 Best Trucking Companies To Drive For In 2017

The Truckload Carriers Association has released its annual list of the 20 most driver-friendly for-hire trucking companies in 2017. The… Read more »


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Fatal 50 Vehicle Pileup Shuts Down Pennsylvania I-83

Fatal 50 Vehicle Pileup Shuts Down Pennsylvania I-83

Over 50 vehicles including several semis were involved in a fatal pileup crash that has closed down a stretch of… Read more »


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Trucker Charged In Crash That Killed Four Students Found Dead From Suicide

Trucker Charged In Crash That Killed Four Students Found Dead From Suicide

Texas authorities say that a truck driver accused of causing a crash that killed four college students has committed suicide…. Read more »


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

Trump: For Every New Regulation, Two Must Be Cut

Today President Trump signed an executive order that will require lawmakers to eliminate two regulations for every new regulation enacted… Read more »


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Semi Plows Into South Carolina Restaurant

Semi Plows Into South Carolina Restaurant

A truck driver is facing charges after crashing into a Huddle House restaurant in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, early this morning…. Read more »


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Union "Disruption" Creates Long Waits For Truckers At Wando Welch Terminal

Union “Disruption” Creates Long Waits For Truckers At Wando Welch Terminal

A disruption by union mechanics caused serious delays at the Wando Welch Terminal in Charleston, South Carolina, today. Some truck drivers… Read more »


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Texas Cop Survives After Semi Strikes His Parked Cruiser

Texas Cop Survives After Semi Strikes His Parked Cruiser

A police officer from Decatur is lucky to be alive after his parked cruiser was rear-ended by a tractor trailer… Read more »


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Trucker Faces Two Second Degree Murder Charges Following Fatal Crash

Trucker Faces Two Second Degree Murder Charges Following Fatal Crash

A Missouri truck driver faces second-degree murder charges after statements he made following a fatal crash led authorities to believe… Read more »


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MSP Reminds Truckers To Remove Snow From Rigs

MSP Reminds Truckers To Remove Snow From Rigs

The Minnesota State Patrol has issued a reminder to truck drivers that it is their responsibility to remove snow from their… Read more »


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It's Hammer Time For Kansas Truck Driver

It’s Hammer Time For Kansas Truck Driver

Yesterday the Kansas Highway Patrol shared surprising photos of a hammer that smashed through a trucker’s windshield while he was… Read more »


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Indiana Bill Gives Semis The Right Of Way In Roundabouts

Indiana Bill Gives Semis The Right Of Way In Roundabouts

New legislation would require passenger vehicles to yield to semis on Indiana roundabouts. The bill authored by Rep. Jerry Torr gives… Read more »


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Governor Haslam Says Trucking Supports Fuel Tax Hike

Governor Haslam Says Trucking Supports Fuel Tax Hike

In his bid to raise fuel taxes to fund road repairs, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam cites willingness from the trucking… Read more »


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New Ohio Law (Kind Of) Allows Drivers To Run A Red Light

New Ohio Law (Kind Of) Allows Drivers To Run A Red Light

A controversial new law going into effect soon will allow Ohio drivers to legally run a red light. The law,… Read more »


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Woman Sentenced To Prison Term For Embezzlement Scheme That Shut Down Trucking Company

Woman Sentenced To Prison For Embezzlement Scheme That Shut Down Trucking Company

A woman who was convicted for embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from a trucking company has been sentenced to… Read more »


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ATRI Ranks The Nation's Worst Bottlenecks For Trucks

ATRI Ranks The Nation’s Worst Bottlenecks For Trucks

The American Transportation Research Institute has released its yearly list ranking the nation’s worst bottlenecks for trucks. The ATRI’s rankings… Read more »


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Baylor Trucking Founder Passes Away

Baylor Trucking Founder Passes Away

Baylor Trucking founder and World War II veteran Chester Baylor passed away last night at the age of 97. After serving… Read more »


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Trucker Dies After Crash Off Of Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

Man Dies In Distribution Center Accident

Police say that a man was killed early today during an accident at the Stop & Shop distribution center in Freetown, Massachusetts…. Read more »


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Crossing Gates Were Up When Train Hit FedEx Truck

VIDEO: Crossing Gates Were Up When Train Hit FedEx Truck

Utah police are investigating after dash cam video shows that railroad crossing gates were not engaged when a train collided… Read more »


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CRST Faces $350 Million Lawsuit For 2014 Crash

CRST Faces $350 Million Lawsuit For 2014 Crash

A lawsuit alleging that CRST has a “history of malicious misconduct in hiring, investigating and retaining its employees” is seeking… Read more »


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Motorist Survives After Crashing Into Log Truck

Motorist Survives After Crashing Into Log Truck

A motorist is lucky to be alive after crashing into a log truck in South Carolina this morning. Witnesses say… Read more »


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Trucker Charged After Crashing Down Embankment

Trucker Charged After Crashing Down Embankment

North Carolina police have filed charges against a truck driver after he crashed his rig off of a mountainside yesterday. The… Read more »


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Two Men Hurt In Explosion At Pennsylvania Trucking Company

Two Men Hurt In Explosion At Pennsylvania Trucking Company

Two people were serious injured on Wednesday during an explosion at a trucking company in Duncanville, Pennsylvania. The incident happened… Read more »


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Wayne County Sheriff Shares Wild Footage Of Penske Truck Pursuit

VIDEO: Wayne County Sheriff Shares Wild Footage Of Penske Truck Pursuit

Ohio police have shared video of a police pursuit involving a stolen rental truck in Wooster. On Thursday the suspect stole… Read more »


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Three State Patrols Team Up With Truckers To Fight Human Trafficking

Three State Patrols Team Up With Truckers To Fight Human Trafficking

Highway Patrol officers from three states are teaming up with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) to raise awareness during a weeklong… Read more »


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Three Men Arrested After 1000 Pounds Of Meth Discovered In Semi's Gas Tank

Three Men Arrested After 1000 Pounds Of Meth Discovered In Semi’s Gas Tank

Three men are facing serious charges after authorities discovered 1000 pounds of liquid methamphetamine in the fuel tank of a… Read more »


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Trucker Shot In Cab Sues Oakland Coliseum For Negligence

Trucker Shot In Cab Sues Oakland Coliseum For Negligence

A truck driver who was shot while sleeping in the cab of his truck near the Oakland Coliseum has sued… Read more »


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Five Semis Crash On Idaho's Fourth Of July Pass

Five Semis Crash On Idaho’s Fourth Of July Pass

A series of three crashes involving five semis has caused serious delays on I-90 in Idaho today. The crashes began around… Read more »


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I-84 Shut Down Leaves Hundreds Of Truckers Stuck, Interstate To Remain Closed Today

I-84 Shut Down Leaves Hundreds Of Truckers Stuck, Interstate To Remain Closed Today

Severe winter weather conditions forced hundreds of miles of road closures in Oregon, leaving many truck drivers to sit and… Read more »


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New York To Revoke Vehicle Registration For Toll Evaders

New York To Revoke Vehicle Registration For Toll Evaders

Starting today, the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles has the authority to suspend the vehicle registration of toll… Read more »


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Motorist Survives Being Hit By Semi During Roadside Fight

Motorist Survives Being Hit By Semi During Roadside Fight

A motorist is lucky to be alive after he fell into the roadway and was hit by a truck during… Read more »


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Lufkin Police Release Footage Of Two Semis Taking Down Power Lines

VIDEO: Lufkin Police Release Footage Of Two Semis Taking Down Power Lines

Police in Lufkin, Texas, have released body cam and dash cam footage of an electrifying incident that happened last Friday… Read more »


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Study: Truckers With Three Or More Medical Conditions Are More Likely To Crash

Study: Truckers With Three Or More Medical Conditions Are More Likely To Crash

A new study suggests that for commercial truck drivers, having three or more medical conditions is linked to a significantly… Read more »


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55,0000 Pound Truck Swallowed By Giant Sinkhole In Georgia

55,000 Pound Truck Swallowed By Sinkhole In Georgia

A HydroVac truck hauling 1,600 gallons of water was swallowed up by an eight foot sinkhole in Hall County, Georgia,… Read more »


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Trucker Warns Others About "Officer Davies" Phone Scam

Trucker Warns Others About “Officer Davies” Phone Scam

A trucker has taken to Facebook to warn others about a phone scam perpetrated by an individual who presented himself… Read more »


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Milk Truck Driver Gave His Life To Save Another In I-295 Crash

Milk Truck Driver Gave His Life To Save Another In I-295 Crash

Maine State Police are calling a milk truck driver a hero after a fatal crash on I-295 in Freeport on… Read more »


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