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New Jersey Rolls Out System To Allow Truckers To Bypass Weigh Stations

New Jersey Rolls Out System To Allow Truckers To Bypass Weigh Stations

New Jersey transportation officials have announced a new pre-clearance program that will allow truck drivers to by pass weigh stations… Read more »


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Haslam Undergoes 8 Hour Deposition On Diesel Fuel Rebate Scandal

Date Set For Jimmy Haslam’s Pilot Flying J Fraud Deposition

A date has finally been set for Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Halsam to answer questions about his involvement in… Read more »


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Trucking Couple Jailed For Two Months For Bags Of Baking Soda

Trucking Couple Jailed For Two Months For Bags Of Baking Soda

A husband and wife trucking team spent two months behind bars and lost their jobs after Arkansas police mistook bags… Read more »


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Police Seek Person Of Interest In Fatal Western Express Stabbing

Police Seek Person Of Interest In Fatal Western Express Stabbing

Police are asking for help in locating a person of interest who they believe has information on the stabbing death… Read more »


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CBS2 Discovers That Trucks Aren't Really "Hauling Danger"

CBS2 Discovers That Trucks Aren’t Really “Hauling Danger”

After intense backlash from the trucking community over a sensational report blaming trucking for horrendous highway accidents, a CBS2 reporter… Read more »


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

FMCSA Online Systems To Go Down Today For Cloud Transition

The FMCSA announced that many of its online information systems will not be available starting today as the agency transitions… Read more »


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Car Hauler Makes $70,000 Mistake

Car Hauler Makes $70,000 Mistake

A car hauler had a rough day in Iowa this week when he struck bridge and did serious damage to… Read more »


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Armed Robbers Zip Tie Trucker, Steal Two Rigs

Armed Robbers Zip Tie Trucker, Steal Two Rigs

San Bernardino police are looking for two suspects who tied up a truck driver with zip ties and then stole… Read more »


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Toyota Plans To Power Semis With Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Toyota Plans To Power Semis With Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Toyota has recently announced plans put hydrogen fuel cells into semi trucks to create a “zero emission solution.” Toyota has… Read more »


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Debris Explodes From Trailer After Freight Train Crash

VIDEO: Debris Explodes From Trailer After Freight Train Crash

A truck driver leapt from his stuck rig just seconds before it was bisected by a speeding freight train in… Read more »


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Wildfire Smoke Blamed For Trucker's Death, 18 Vehicle Crash

Wildfire Smoke Blamed For Trucker’s Death, 18 Vehicle Crash

“Zero visibility” conditions caused by a Kentucky wildfire are said to have contributed to the death of a coal truck… Read more »


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FMCSA Orders Drunk Trucker Who Changed Pants At 63 MPH Out Of Service

FMCSA Orders Drunk Trucker Who Changed Pants At 63 MPH Out Of Service

The FMCSA has ordered a Connecticut truck driver who crashed his truck while changing his pants to immediately cease commercial vehicle… Read more »


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Trucker Swerves Off The Road Intentionally To Avoid Hitting School Bus

Trucker Swerves Off The Road Intentionally To Avoid Hitting School Bus

A logging truck driver intentionally crashed his rig in Mississippi this morning in order to avoid hitting a school bus… Read more »


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Motorist Killed After Crashing Into Semi That Ran Out Of Fuel On I-77

Motorist Killed After Crashing Into Truck That Ran Out Of Fuel On I-77

A possibly distracted motorist rear ended a truck that ran out of fuel on North Carolina’s I-77 this morning, causing… Read more »


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FMCSA Tries To Teach Four Wheelers How To Drive Around Trucks

VIDEO: FMCSA Tries To Teach Four Wheelers How To Drive Around Trucks

The FMCSA recently published a video on their Facebook page called “Share The Road” in which professional truck drivers offer… Read more »


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KLLM Drivers File Class-Action Misclassification Suit

KLLM Drivers File Class-Action Misclassification Suit

Two truck drivers have filed a class-action suit against KLLM Transport Services claiming that the company misclassified them as independent contractors…. Read more »


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Gunshot Motorist Who Dragged Trooper Crashes Into Semi

Gunshot Motorist Who Dragged Trooper Crashes Into Semi

Pennsylvania’s southbound I-83 has been shut down for an attempted homicide investigation after a motorist dragged a trooper and tried to… Read more »


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Trucker Fights In Wisconsin Court For His Right To Drive Armed

Trucker Fights In Wisconsin Court For His Right To Drive Armed

A truck driver was in court yesterday to argue for his right to keep a handgun in his truck without a conceal… Read more »


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South Carolina Walmart Tows Semi Parked Overnight

South Carolina Walmart Tows Semi Parked Overnight

A truck driver lost his load and was slapped with a $1500 towing bill after parking overnight at a South… Read more »


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Fallen Driver's Family Honors Him With Emotional "Final Ride"

Fallen Driver’s Family Honors Him With Emotional “Final Ride”

More than 25 truckers showed up to honor the memory of 83 year old driver Robert Floyd Sue in one… Read more »


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Body Of Man Dressed As Woman Found In Western Express Inc. Parking Lot

Body Of A Man Dressed As A Woman Found In Western Express Inc.Truck Lot

Nashville police are on the scene after the body of a suspected homicide victim was discovered at Western Express Inc…. Read more »


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CVSA Brake Safety Week 2016 Results Announced

CVSA Brake Safety Week 2016 Results Announced

Today the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance released the results of its annual Brake Safety Week inspection campaign. This year, Brake Safety… Read more »


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Trucker Manages Not To Crash When Pumpkin Is Hurled Through Windshield

Trucker Manages Not To Crash When Pumpkin Is Hurled Through Windshield

Michigan police are searching for a suspect who dropped a pumpkin onto a semi truck from an overpass, damaging the… Read more »


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Woman Faces Charges For Intentionally Crashing Into Semi

Woman Faces Charges For Intentionally Crashing Into Semi

A Maine woman is facing serious charges after police say that she deliberately drove into the path of a semi… Read more »


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Maryland To Allow Hundreds Of Undocumented Immigrants To Keep CDLs

Maryland To Allow Hundreds Of Undocumented Immigrants To Keep CDLs

This week the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration announced that they will relent on their requirement that over 250 undocumented immigrants… Read more »


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Trucking Company Increases Pay For Military Veterans

Trucking Company Increases Pay For Military Veterans

Today Baylor Trucking announced that they will honor the service of their military veteran drivers by increasing their pay. As part… Read more »


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Big Rig Sparks Two Acre Brush Fire On Eastbound 60 Freeway

Big Rig Sparks Two Acre Brush Fire On Eastbound 60 Freeway

A semi truck fire spread to two acres of dry brush along California’s eastbound 60 Freeway during evening rush hour… Read more »


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

FMCSA Orders Immediate Repair Of Certain Keith Huber Inc. Cargo Tanks

Today the FMCSA issued a safety advisory ordering the immediate repair of some cargo tank motor vehicles (CTMVs) manufactured by… Read more »


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Connecticut DOT Seeks Solutions For Disgusting Rest Areas

Connecticut DOT Seeks Solutions For Disgusting Rest Areas

After cutting funding for rest area maintenance led to disgusting conditions, the Connecticut DOT is hoping that corporate sponsorship could… Read more »


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Professional Driver Tops The List Of 10 Most Back-Breaking Jobs

Professional Driver Tops The List Of 10 Most Back-Breaking Jobs

A study from the North American Spine Society put “Driver” at the very top of their annual list of the… Read more »


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Woman Reportedly Jumped From Moving Semi Just Before Fatal Five Vehicle Crash

Woman Reportedly Jumped From Moving Semi Just Before Fatal Five Vehicle Crash

Illinois police say that a domestic disturbance between a truck driver and a female passenger led to a five vehicle… Read more »


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Trucker Killed After Striking Bridge On I-75

Trucker Killed After Striking Bridge On I-75

A truck driver lost his life near Bowling Green, Ohio, this morning when he lost control of his truck and… Read more »


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More Anti-Trump Protests Planned Nationwide Today

More Anti-Trump Protests Planned Nationwide Today

Anti-Trump organizers are planning protests that will take place tonight and in the days to come in cities across the… Read more »


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Trump Protesters Shut Down Streets All Over The Country

Trump Protesters Shut Down Streets All Over The Country

Protesters angry with the results of last night’s election have taken to the streets to demonstrate in cities across the… Read more »


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J.B. Hunt To Put More Trucks On The Road In 2017

J.B. Hunt To Put More Trucks On The Road In 2017

At a time when most fleets are cutting back due to weak demand, J.B. Hunt has announced that it plans… Read more »


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Trump Rides To Victory With Help From Truckers

Trump Rides To Victory With Help From Truckers

Republican candidate Donald Trump won the presidency of the United States over Secretary Hillary Clinton last night– in part because… Read more »


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Shot Fired At Semi On I-70

Shot Fired At Semi On I-70

Indiana State Police are hunting for two suspects who opened fire on a semi truck during an apparent road rage… Read more »


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Driver Chooses 70 Mile Police Chase Over Random Safety Inspection

Driver Chooses 70 Mile Police Chase Over Random Safety Inspection

Yesterday a truck driver fled from a random safety inspection, leading the Kentucky State Patrol on a 69 mile police… Read more »


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Washington Town Bans Trucks From Downtown

Washington Town Bans Trucks From Downtown

As of Monday, the city of Issaquah has banned trucks from cutting through the downtown area after residents complained about the… Read more »


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Sixteen Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Texas I-35 South

Sixteen Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Texas I-35 South

Southbound I-35 in Bruceville-Eddy has been closed down for a sixteen vehicle pileup. The crash happened this afternoon near exit 318A… Read more »


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Trucker Jackknifes To Avoid Hitting Road Rager

Trucker Jackknifes To Avoid Hitting Road Rager

A truck driver had a frightening and frustrating early Monday morning in Tennessee when he was allegedly harassed for miles… Read more »


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Idaho Trooper Hurt While Escorting 80 Foot National Christmas Tree

Idaho Trooper Hurt While Escorting 80 Foot National Christmas Tree

An Idaho trooper was hurt on Sunday as she was escorting the 80 foot long National Christmas tree en route… Read more »


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Amtrak Train Collides With Truck In Oregon

Amtrak Train Collides With Truck In Oregon

An Amtrak passenger train collided with a semi hauling 65,000 pounds of paper pulp this morning in Aurora, Oregon. An… Read more »


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Idaho Truck Stop To Offer Drivers Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Idaho Truck Stop To Offer Drivers Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Professional drivers who are in Idaho on Thanksgiving Day will be able to enjoy a turkey dinner on the house… Read more »


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Son Killed And Father Injured While Cleaning Out Tanker

Son Killed And Father Injured While Cleaning Out Tanker

A man was killed and his father injured in an industrial accident in Port Arthur, Texas, on Friday. A father… Read more »


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TA Becomes Largest Independent Commercial Tire Dealer in the U.S.

TA Becomes Largest Independent Commercial Tire Dealer in the U.S.

(WESTLAKE, Ohio, November 2, 2016 –Business Wire), TravelCenters of America LLC operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel… Read more »


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Reckless Motorist Dies After Crashing Into Six Cars And A Semi

Reckless Motorist Dies After Crashing Into Five Cars And A Semi

A reckless pickup truck driver has died after causing a seven vehicle crash in Orlando this afternoon. The incident started… Read more »


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Wrong Way Big Rig Chase Ends In Strange Standoff

Wrong Way Big Rig Chase Ends In Strange Standoff

A truck driver led Houston police on a bizarre chase that ended in a standoff with the SWAT team early… Read more »


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Report: Kentucky Weigh Stations Only Open 29% Of The Time

Report: Kentucky Weigh Stations Only Open 29% Of The Time

A new report says that Kentucky is struggling to keep their weigh stations open because they have so few commercial… Read more »


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Manslaughter Charges Filed Against Trucker Following Crash Caused By Tire Blowout

Trucker Convicted On Attempted Murder Charges Following Truck Stop Shooting

Yesterday a Colorado jury found a truck driver guilty of attempted murder and assault for shooting a UPS employee at… Read more »


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