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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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Detroit DOT Employees Charged For Issuing Fraudulent CDLs

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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Detroit DOT Employees Charged For Issuing Fraudulent CDLs

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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Trucker Arrested After Pinning Another Driver's Leg In Backing Accident

Trucker Arrested After Pinning Another Driver’s Leg In Parking Accident

A truck driver has pled guilty to charges following a backing crash at a Connecticut truck stop that injured another… Read more »


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

Man Confesses To Murder Of UPS Truck Driver

The man who allegedly shot and ran over a UPS truck driver in an Ithaca Walmart parking lot yesterday has… Read more »


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ATA: Trucker Turnover Hits 5 Year Low At Large Carriers

ATA: Trucker Turnover Hits 5 Year Low At Large Carriers

The American Trucking Association has announced that driver turnover rates at large carriers fell to their lowest rate since 2011…. Read more »


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Local News Crew Chooses Perfect Soundtrack For Stolen Truck Chase Video

Local News Crew Chooses Perfect Soundtrack For Stolen Truck Chase Video

A Spokane news crew captured some impressive video of the stolen semi truck rampaging through the city yesterday — and… Read more »


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UPS Truck Driver Dies After Being Shot And Run Over In Walmart Parking Lot

UPS Truck Driver Dies After Being Shot And Run Over In Walmart Parking Lot

A UPS company truck driver was fatally shot and run over in a Walmart parking lot in Ithaca this morning…. Read more »


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Four Schools On Lockdown As Police Pursue Suspicious Walmart Truck

Four Schools Locked Down As Police Pursue Suspicious Truck

Four schools in Spokane, Washington, were locked down while police pursued a truck with a Walmart trailer driving erratically in the… Read more »


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Operation Safe Driver Week 2016 Results Released

Operation Safe Driver Week 2016 Results Released

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has released the results from their annual truck safety enforcement campaign, Operation Safe Driver Week. This… Read more »


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At Least Three Dead In 40 Vehicle Pileup On Michigan I-96

At Least Three Dead In 40 Vehicle Pileup On Michigan I-96

At least three people have been killed in an estimated 40 vehicle pileup on I-96 near Fowlerville, Michigan, this morning…. Read more »


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U.S. Xpress Says It Will Add Nikola Hydrogen-Electric Semis To Fleet

U.S. Xpress Says It Will Add Nikola Hydrogen-Electric Semis To Fleet

Today U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. announced that it has committed to adding the zero emission Nikola One to its fleet… Read more »


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Local News Crew Scolds Truckers For Not Driving To Conditions

Local News Crew Scolds Truckers For Not Driving To Conditions

A local news crew out of Spokane targeted truckers with a speed gun, claiming that they weren’t slowing down enough… Read more »


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Congress Advances Bill To Make Current HOS Rules Permanent

Congress Advances Bill To Make Current HOS Rules Permanent

A provision on truck driver hours of service regulations has been added to a short term spending bill expected to… Read more »


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Prosecutor Says Child Porn Offender Committed Suicide By Truck

Prosecutor Says Child Porn Offender Committed Suicide By Truck

A former prosecutor has confirmed that the pedestrian who was hit and killed by a tractor trailer on the New… Read more »


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