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Report: Over 55,000 U.S. Bridges Are Deficient

Report: Over 55,000 U.S. Bridges Are Deficient

New data from the U.S. Department of Transportation shows that an alarming number of American bridges are structurally deficient. According… Read more »


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You'll Be Surprised What Firearms You Can Conceal

VIDEO: You’ll Be Surprised What Firearms You Can Conceal

In a time when an increasing number of truck drivers are carrying firearms for self-defense, we thought you guys might… Read more »


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New Jersey And Pennsylvania Troopers To Conduct "Operation Double Vision"

New Jersey And Pennsylvania Troopers To Conduct “Operation Double Vision”

Troopers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania have announced a new highway safety campaign called “Operation Double Vision.” In a news… Read more »


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Omnitracs Partners With Peloton To Offer Truck Platooning Tech

Omnitracs Partners With Peloton To Offer Truck Platooning Tech

Fleet management services provider Omnitracs announced today that it will partner with start-up Peloton to offer semi truck platooning technology…. Read more »


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Study: Millennials Are The Nation's Most Dangerous Drivers

Study: Millennials Are The Nation’s Most Dangerous Drivers

A new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that millennials are the most dangerous drivers on the road —… Read more »


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State-By-State Guide To APU Weight Exemptions

State-By-State Guide To APU Weight Exemptions

Getting a handle on regulations regarding weight exemptions for APUs can be headache for drivers who are often close to… Read more »


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Startup Uses Truck Driver's Social Media To Predict "Problems With Hiring"

Startup Uses Truck Driver’s Social Media To Predict “Problems With Hiring”

A Chicago-based startup promises to help trucking companies hire the right drivers in part by using data from a trucker’s… Read more »


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U.S. Xpress Approved For Military Veteran Apprenticeship Program

U.S. Xpress Approved For Military Veteran Apprenticeship Program

Chattanooga, Tennessee (February 8, 2017) – U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc., a leading provider of transportation services throughout North America, today… Read more »


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Cuomo Bans Tandem Trailers From I-84 And NYS Thruway Ahead Of Winter Storm

Cuomo Bans Tandem Trailers From I-84 And NYS Thruway Ahead Of Winter Storm

Today New York Governor Cuomo issued a ban for tandem trailers on I-84 and I-87 in anticipation of heavy snowfall…. Read more »


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ATRI Publishes Updated List Of Idling Regulations

ATRI Publishes Updated List Of Idling Regulations

The American Transport Research Institute has published an updated listing of both state and local idling regulations. The listing is… Read more »


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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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"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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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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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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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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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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Trump: For Every New Regulation, Two Must Be Cut

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Judge: Swift Transportation Misclassified Drivers As Independent Contractors

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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