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Burt Reynolds To Auction Off "Bandit" Trans-Am

Burt Reynolds To Auction Off “Bandit” Trans-Am

If you’ve ever wanted to own your own Burt Reynolds-driven Trans-Am modeled after the one from the iconic movie “Smokey… Read more »


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Trucker Killed When Semi Falls Off Bridge Onto Car

Trucker Killed When Semi Falls Off Bridge Onto Car

A trucker lost his life early yesterday morning in South Dakota when his rig crashed off of an overpass and… Read more »


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Kansas Trooper Almost Hit By Out Of Control Semi

VIDEO: Kansas Trooper Almost Hit By Out Of Control Semi

A Kansas State Trooper narrowly avoided injury when a semi lost control on I-70 on Sunday. The Kansas Highway Patrol… Read more »


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Proposed Bill Would Protect Drivers Who Hit Roadway Protesters

Proposed Bill Would Protect Drivers Who Hit Roadway Protesters

Republican lawmakers in North Dakota have proposed legislation that would shield drivers from legal responsibility if they hit protesters standing… Read more »


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Semi Clips Snowplow, Sends It Crashing Down 300 Foot Embankment

VIDEO: Semi Clips Snowplow, Sends It Crashing Down 300 Foot Embankment

The Utah Department of Transportation shared this terrifying video as a reminder to give snowplows plenty of room. The incident… Read more »


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Truck Driver Charged For Hit And Run Crash That Killed Another Trucker On I-81

Truck Driver Charged For Hit And Run Crash That Killed Another Trucker On I-81

A trucker has been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal hit and run crash that claimed the life… Read more »


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Repeat Trailer Thief Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison

Repeat Trailer Thief Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison

A man with a long history of stealing semi trailers was sentenced to seven years behind bars in a Georgia… Read more »


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Eric Church Tour Bus Driver Says He Was Threatened By Trucker With Screw Driver

Eric Church Tour Bus Driver Says He Was Threatened By Trucker With Screw Driver

A truck driver was arrested on suspicion of assault after allegedly threatening country star Eric Church’s tour bus driver with… Read more »


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Missing Arkansas Trucker Found Alive In Pennsylvania

Missing Arkansas Trucker Found Alive In Pennsylvania

An Arkansas truck driver who has been missing for a week has been found alive and well in Pennsylvania. Fifty… Read more »


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Man Arrested For Shooting At Semi On Florida Turnpike

Man Arrested For Shooting At Semi On Florida Turnpike

A Florida man was arrested yesterday after allegedly shooting at a semi because he was angry that he was unable… Read more »


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Swift "Short Mile" Class Action Suit Moves Forward

Judge: Swift Transportation Misclassified Drivers As Independent Contractors

A federal judge ended a seven year legal battle between Swift Transportation and a group of drivers, finding that those… Read more »


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Trucking Dispatcher Sentenced To 15 Months For $1 Million Scam

Trucking Dispatcher Sentenced To 15 Months For $1 Million Scam

A Houston trucking dispatcher was sentenced to 15 months in prison for defrauding an Oklahoma City company out of more than… Read more »


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Two Truckers Killed In 6 Vehicle Pileup On Pennsylvania's I-80

Two Truckers Killed In 6 Vehicle Pileup On Pennsylvania’s I-80

Two truck drivers lost their lives yesterday in an early morning crash involving five semis and one passenger vehicle. The… Read more »


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Montana Locals Angered Over Proposed Truck Stop

Montana Locals Angered Over Proposed Truck Stop

Residents of the small town of Ramsay, Montana, expressed their extreme opposition to a proposed Love’s Travel Stop at a… Read more »


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Video Proves That Trucker Was Cut Off -- And Texting -- Before Crashing Off I-75 Overpass

Video Proves That Trucker Was Cut Off — And Texting — Before Crashing Off I-75 Overpass

The Florida Highway Patrol has released video that shows that a truck driver was cut off but that he was… Read more »


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Trucker Tied Up And Locked In Trailer During Armed Robbery

Trucker Tied Up And Locked In Trailer During Armed Robbery

Canadian authorities are seeking three suspects who tied up a truck driver and left him locked in a trailer for… Read more »


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CFI Increases Driver Pay, Adds Over 600 Kenworth T680s To Fleet

CFI Increases Driver Pay, Adds Over 600 Kenworth T680s To Fleet

In an attempt to become “one of the most driver-friendly companies in the industry,” CFI announced a $0.02 per mile… Read more »


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Two Baltimore Truckers Arrested For Ontario Truck Stop Stabbing

Two Baltimore Truckers Arrested For Ontario Truck Stop Stabbing

Two truck drivers have been charged with attempted murder for a Sunday night stabbing of a third man at an… Read more »


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Avalanche Hits Semi, Shuts Down I-70 Over Vail Pass

Avalanche Hits Semi, Shuts Down I-70 Over Vail Pass

An early morning avalanche has forced the closure of I-70 in both directions over Vail Pass in Colorado. The avalanche happened… Read more »


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I-465 Closed Indefinitely After Semi Hauling Car Crusher Causes Partial Bridge Collapse

I-465 Closed Indefinitely After Semi Hauling Car Crusher Causes Partial Bridge Collapse

Indiana State Police say that the northbound lanes of I-465 in Indianapolis could be closed for weeks after a car… Read more »


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Colorado State Trooper Shares Surprising Secret For Driving In Winter Weather

VIDEO: Colorado State Trooper Shares Surprising Secret For Driving In Winter Weather

Colorado State Trooper Lewis made an informative video to give drivers “a little known secret that hardly anyone knows about… Read more »


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High Winds Blow Over Trucks In Southern Colorado

High Winds Blow Over Trucks In Southern Colorado

Winds gusting at over 100 m.p.h. have blown over several semis and impacted traffic in the southern Colorado region. Another… Read more »


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Family-Run Truck Stop Closing Its Doors For Good

Family-Run Truck Stop Closing Its Doors For Good

A Missouri truck stop that has been family-run for over 30 years is going out of business soon, according to… Read more »


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I-10 In Downtown Houston To Close This Weekend For Emergency Repairs

I-10 In Downtown Houston To Close This Weekend For Emergency Repairs

Expect traffic headaches in downtown Houston this weekend as transportation officials are shutting down a section of I-10 for bridge… Read more »


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Indiana Bill Gives Semis The Right Of Way In Roundabouts

LISTEN: Ever Heard Of “Roundabout City USA”?

This interesting audio segment from PRI’s “The World” gives you a brief overview of Carmel, Indiana — a town that… Read more »


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Major U.S.-Canada Border Crossing Reopens Following Bomb Threat

Major U.S.-Canada Border Crossing Reopens Following Bomb Threat

A key U.S.-Canada border crossing has reopened after being shut down for hours by a bomb threat this morning. The… Read more »


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Feds: Truck Driver In Double Fatality Crash Hid Diabetes Diagnosis

Feds: Truck Driver In Double Fatality Crash Hid Diabetes Diagnosis

Federal investigators say that a box truck driver involved in a crash that killed two on the Maine Turnpike concealed… Read more »


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Truck Driver Rescues Teen Sisters Trapped In Crashed Car

Truck Driver Rescues Teen Sisters Trapped In Crashed Car

A propane truck driver came to the rescue of two sisters trapped in a car that flipped upside down in… Read more »


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Michigan To Raise Speed Limits To 75 MPH

Michigan To Raise Speed Limits To 75 MPH

Yesterday lawmakers in Michigan approved legislation that will raise the speed limits on some roads to 75 m.p.h. Governor Rick… Read more »


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Raised Dump Trailer Destroys TxDOT Sign On I-10

Raised Dump Trailer Destroys TxDOT Sign On I-10

The driver whose raised dump trailer struck a TxDOT sign in San Antonio yesterday said that she likely hit the… Read more »


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Man Faces Attempted Murder Charges For Gilman Truck Stop Shooting

Man Faces Attempted Murder Charges For Gilman Truck Stop Shooting

Illinois police have arrested an Arkansas man for allegedly shooting another man at the Pilot truck stop in Gilman. The… Read more »


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Eighteen Hour I-5 Shutdown Stranded Hundreds Of Truckers

Eighteen Hour I-5 Shutdown Stranded Hundreds Of Truckers

Hundreds of truck drivers were forced to park their rigs for nearly a full day after winter weather forced the… Read more »


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Truck Driver Gives Flood-Stranded Motorist A Piggyback Ride To Safety

Truck Driver Gives Flood-Stranded Motorist A Piggyback Ride To Safety

A box truck driver went above and beyond to rescue a motorist whose vehicle was stranded by floodwaters in California’s… Read more »


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Semi Crashes Off I-75 Overpass After Being Cut Off

Semi Crashes Off I-75 Overpass After Being Cut Off

A truck driver was severely injured in Tampa this morning after he swerved to avoid a vehicle that cut him… Read more »


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GPS Blamed For Surge of Runaway Semis Through Little Arkansas Town

GPS Blamed For Surge of Runaway Semis Through Little Arkansas Town

Residents of the tiny town of Ponca say that truckers who rely on their GPS are speeding through their town… Read more »


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Baylor Trucking Announces Driver Pay Increase

Baylor Trucking Announces Driver Pay Increase

Today Baylor Trucking announced that they will increase pay for both their new and experienced drivers. From today’s announcement: “Compensation… Read more »


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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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Detroit DOT Employees Charged For Issuing Fraudulent CDLs

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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Detroit DOT Employees Charged For Issuing Fraudulent CDLs

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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