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Pennsylvania Turnpike Tolls Going Up On Sunday

Pennsylvania Turnpike Tolls Going Up On Sunday

Starting on Sunday, drivers using the Pennsylvania Turnpike will pay an extra 6% in tolls. The toll hike is intended… Read more »


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Residents In Three U.S. Towns Oppose Truck Stops

Residents In Three U.S. Towns Oppose Truck Stops

What do the cities of Lathrop, California, Ostego, Minnesota, and Volusia, Florida, have in common? Residents in all three cities… Read more »


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Stolen Tow Truck Drags Police Cruiser During Two State Chase

Stolen Tow Truck Drags Police Cruiser During Two State Chase

An intoxicated New Jersey man reportedly led police on a two state pursuit that ended with the stolen tow truck… Read more »


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Police: Trucker's Dash Cam Video Not Enough To Bring Charges Against Motorist

Police: Trucker’s Dash Cam Video Not Enough To Bring Charges Against Motorist

Cedar Rapids police say that they have no plans to charge a motorist for an apparent road rage incident with… Read more »


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NYPD To Use Trucks To Defend Against Possible Truck Terror Attack In Times Square

NYPD To Use Trucks To Defend Against Possible Truck Terror Attack In Times Square

The New York Police Department says that they’ll use trucks as a line of defense to protect the New Year’s… Read more »


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Montana Suspends Hours Of Service Regs In Face Of Winter Storm

Montana Suspends Hours Of Service Regs In Face Of Winter Weather

Montana Governor Steve Bullock has temporarily suspended hours of service regulations for some truck drivers in his state over fear that… Read more »


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Log Book Discrepancies Lead To $2 Million Cocaine Bust

Log Book Discrepancies Lead To $2 Million Cocaine Bust

Alabama police say that log book discrepancies that led them to search an 18 wheeler and discover over $2 million… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

Yesterday the FMCSA issued public notice of their intent to revoke all medical certificates issued by an Atlanta chiropractor in… Read more »


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Driver Uses Box Truck To Save Woman Suffering From Seizure

Driver Uses Box Truck To Save Woman Suffering From Seizure

Two men are being hailed as heroes for putting themselves at risk to rescue a woman who had a seizure… Read more »


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Six Year Old Hands Out Christmas Cards Thanking Truckers

Six Year Old Hands Out Christmas Cards Thanking Truckers

Many truckers were moved over the holiday weekend when a young boy stopped at the TA truck stop in Franklin,… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Orders Texas Trucker Off The Road Following Triple Fatality Crash

The FMCSA has issued an out of service order to a Texas truck driver after a post-crash investigation uncovered numerous… Read more »


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Trucker In Missouri Rest Stop Standoff Charged For Making "Terroristic" Threats

Trucker In Missouri Rest Stop Standoff Charged For Making “Terroristic” Threats

Prosecutors have filed felony charges against the truck driver who forced the shut down of I-29 due to a rest… Read more »


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Trucker Wins $1 Million On Scratch-Off Ticket From Florida Truck Stop

Trucker Wins $1 Million On Scratch-Off Ticket From Florida Truck Stop

An everyday pit stop at a Pilot in Florida turned into a life-changing moment for an Indiana trucker after he… Read more »


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"Aggressive" Motorist Killed After Passing Semi On Shoulder, Going Airborne

“Aggressive” Motorist Killed After Passing Semi On Shoulder, Going Airborne

A man was killed after losing control while passing a semi truck on the shoulder, sending his vehicle airborne before… Read more »


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$100K Worth Of Pork Stolen From TA Truck Stop

$100K Worth Of Pork Stolen From TA Truck Stop

A refrigerated trailer containing $105,000 worth of pork tenderloin was stolen from the TA truck stop in Woodstock, Ontario, during… Read more »


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Young Cancer Patient Fulfills Dream Of Riding In Garbage Truck

Young Cancer Patient Fulfills Dream Of Riding In Garbage Truck

A young boy battling cancer in Kansas got to fulfill his Christmas wish of riding in a garbage truck courtesy… Read more »


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Rest Stop Stand Off With Armed Truck Driver Ends Peacefully

Rest Stop Stand Off With Armed Truck Driver Ends Peacefully

A truck driver has been arrested following a stand off at a rest stop off of I-29 north of Kansas… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Puts The Brakes On Massachusetts Box Truck Driver And Carrier Following Fatal Crash

The FMCSA has declared a Massachusetts box truck driver and the company that he works for an imminent hazard to… Read more »


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White House Report Predicts That 80% to 100% Of Truckers At Risk Of Losing Jobs To Automation

White House Report Predicts That 80% to 100% Of Truckers At Risk Of Losing Jobs To Automation

A new White House report on the effect of automation on the job market makes startling predictions for the trucking… Read more »


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Army Vet Fired From Trucking Job For Driving With Service Dog

Army Vet Fired From Trucking Job For Driving With Service Dog

A U.S. Army veteran is fighting back after she was fired from her job as a truck driver for driving… Read more »


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How To Chain Up Tires

VIDEO: How To Chain Up Tires

Here’s an instructional video on how to chain up the tires on your semi. Video Credit: STEVE KINKLE


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Man Who Shot And Ran Over UPS Semi Driver In Walmart Parking Lot Believed He Killed Trump

Man Who Shot And Ran Over UPS Semi Driver In Walmart Parking Lot Believed He Killed Trump

The man who confessed to murdering a UPS company truck driver in an Ithaca Walmart parking lot stated in court… Read more »


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Man And Woman Found Dead In Semi In Cleveland

Man And Woman Found Dead In Semi In Cleveland

Ohio police are investigating after a man and a woman were found dead in a semi truck parked in the… Read more »


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On Duty CVE Inspector Killed In Single Vehicle Crash In Kentucky

On Duty CVE Inspector Killed In Single Vehicle Crash In Kentucky

Kentucky State Police have confirmed that the woman killed in a single vehicle crash on I-64 this morning was Commercial Vehicle… Read more »


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Suspected Truck Thief Caught With His Pants Down

Suspected Truck Thief Caught With His Pants Down

A man suspected of stealing a semi was apprehended in part because he couldn’t keep his pants up at an… Read more »


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Man Clings To Hood Of Semi For Seven Miles, Then Is Fatally Struck By Another Semi

Man Clings To Hood Of Semi For Seven Miles, Then Is Fatally Struck By Another Semi

A man fleeing from police held on to the hood of a semi truck for almost seven miles before taking… Read more »


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Trucking Named One Of The Top Ten Deadliest U.S. Jobs

Trucking Named One Of The Top Ten Deadliest U.S. Jobs

New data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics proves that trucking is one of the most dangerous jobs in America. According… Read more »


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Motorist Injured By Ice Chunk From Semi

Motorist Injured By Ice Chunk From Semi

The Minnesota State Patrol has issued a warning to drivers to clear snow and ice from their vehicles after a… Read more »


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Raid Underway At Ohio Trucking Company By Bureau of Criminal Investigation

Raid Underway At Ohio Trucking Company By Bureau of Criminal Investigation

Federal and state investigators are currently raiding a Dayton trucking and construction company. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and other… Read more »


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Truck Driver Killed Helping Crashed Motorist In West Virginia

Truck Driver Killed Helping Crashed Motorists In West Virginia

A West Virginia truck driver is being called a hero after he died while attempting to rescue the occupants of… Read more »


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Thousands Of Truckers May Need New Medical Certification After Fraudulent Exams

Thousands Of Truckers May Need New Medical Certification After Fraudulent Exams

As many as 8,000 truck drivers may be asked to retake medical exams after investigators discovered that a chiropractor was… Read more »


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Maryland Investigators Look For Cause Of Fatal 67 Vehicle Pileup On I-95

Maryland Investigators Look For Cause Of Fatal 67 Vehicle Pileup On I-95

Maryland investigators say that a viral social media video will be key to determining the cause of a 67 vehicle… Read more »


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Manslaughter Charges Filed Against Trucker Following Crash Caused By Tire Blowout

Manslaughter Charges Filed Against Trucker Following Fatal Crash Caused By Tire Blowout

A truck driver has been charged with vehicular manslaughter for a 2015 crash caused by a tire blowout that killed… Read more »


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Werner Driver And Veteran Wins New Truck

Military Veteran Werner Driver Wins New Truck

A Navy veteran and Werner driver won a new Kenworth T680 after being named the nation’s top rookie driver, helping him… Read more »


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Love's Adds 450 Truck Parking Spots Nationwide During Record-Setting Day

Love’s Adds 450 Truck Parking Spots Nationwide During Record-Setting Day

Yesterday Love’s Travel Centers opened five new locations, adding over 450 truck parking spots across the country. December 15 marked… Read more »


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Amazon Rumored To Be At Work On App To Match Truckers With Shippers

Amazon Rumored To Be At Work On App To Match Truckers With Shippers

A new report from Business Insider claims that Amazon is secretly at work on an app to eliminate the need… Read more »


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59 Vehicle Pileup

59 Vehicles Pile Up On Snowy Pennsylvania I-80

PennDOT says that a 59 vehicle pileup has forced the closure of some portions of eastbound I-80 in the western… Read more »


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Trucker Found Dead In Cab After Employer Contacts Police

Trucker Found Dead In Cab After Employer Contacts Police

Police discovered that a truck driver had passed away in his cab along Michigan’s Dixie Highway after his employer became… Read more »


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Man Steals Semi Just To Prove That He Can Drive It

Man Steals Semi Just To Prove That He Can Drive It

A Tennessee man who has been arrested for stealing a semi admitted that he did it just to prove that… Read more »


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Fire Captain Leaps From Overpass, Hit By Semi

Fire Captain Leaps From Overpass, Hit By Semi

Yesterday an Orange County Fire Captain jumped from an overpass onto the interstate below where he was hit by a… Read more »


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Brave Wrecker Driver Risks His Life To Stop Wrong Way Motorist

VIDEO: Brave Wrecker Driver Risks His Life To Stop Wrong Way Motorist

A wrecker driver puts his life on the line to save others on the road from a wrong way driver…. Read more »


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Haslam Undergoes 8 Hour Deposition On Diesel Fuel Rebate Scandal

Haslam Undergoes 8 Hour Deposition On Diesel Fuel Rebate Scandal

Yesterday Pilot Flying J President Jimmy Haslam spent eight hours under oath in an airline hanger answering questions about his… Read more »


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Walmart Pushes For Driver-Facing Cameras With Pilot Program

Walmart Pushes For Driver-Facing Cameras With Pilot Program

Under pressure to protect itself from costly lawsuits, Walmart Transportation will begin testing the use of both forward-facing and driver-facing… Read more »


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Semi Shot At On I-84 In Oregon

Semi Shot At On I-84 In Oregon

Oregon State Police are asking for help in locating a suspect who opened fire on a semi truck on I-84 on… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA To Keep Random Controlled Substance Testing Rate At 25%

The FMCSA has issued an announcement that they plan to maintain the controlled substance testing rate for commercial drivers at… Read more »


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FedEx CEO Says Trump's Trade Policy Puts Thousands Of Jobs At Risk

FedEx CEO Says Trump’s Trade Policy Puts Thousands Of Jobs At Risk

FedEx CEO Fred Smith has issued a stern warning to President-Elect Donald Trump on the impact that his trade policies… Read more »


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Ice Road Trucker Crashes Intentionally To Save Family Of Five

Ice Road Trucker Crashes Intentionally To Save Family Of Five

A Canadian ice road trucker is recovering from serious injuries after risking his life by crashing his truck to save… Read more »


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OOIDA Sends Christmas Wish List To Trump Team

OOIDA Sends Christmas Wish List To Trump Team

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has penned a letter to Vice-President Elect Mike Pence asking for an end to the… Read more »


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Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Killing Truck Driver For Less Than $30

Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Killing Truck Driver For Less Than $30

Police have arrested the suspect who is accused of shooting and killing a 63 year old truck driver in Pennsylvania… Read more »


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Jake Brake Ban

Chesterfield Jake Brake Ban: Truckers Could Spend Three Months Behind Bars

The Saint Louis suburb of Chesterfield has recently passed a ban on jake brakes — and they’ve attached big penalties… Read more »


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