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Truck maker Volvo announced plans to increase heavy truck production capacity by opening a new plant in Mexico within the next two years.
Over $1 million worth of stolen semi trucks are still missing from a trucking company nearly a month after the crime occurred.  The theft happened on March 14th at around 9 p.m. in Puslinch, Ontario, Canada.  According to...

Health clinic catering to commercial drivers opens in Wisconsin truck stop

This week, a new urgent and primary care clinic opened within a popular truck stop located in Sturtevant, Wisconsin.

CPAP maker agrees to pay $479 million after 10.8 million devices were recalled

CPAP device maker Royal Philips will pay out hundreds of millions of dollars to device users as part of a settlement agreement. The announcement came...

Truck driver opinions wanted on legalized marijuana and the trucking industry

On Monday, the non-profit research group American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) launched a survey for truck drivers to gain insight on how legalized marijuana is impacting the trucking industry.

TA hires executive chef to ‘enhance’ food at full-service truck stop restaurants

This week, TravelCenters of America (TA) announced a new effort to improve the menu offerings at the company's truck stop locations.

17 million CPAP masks recalled for ‘serious’ safety issue involving magnets

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recalled millions of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) masks due to "serious safety concerns."

White House announces sweeping plan to slash emissions from ‘dirty diesel trucks’

Protection Agency (EPA) announced a major plan to curb emissions from heavy duty trucks.

Truckers facing ‘significant challenges and frustration’ finding drug and alcohol testing services, group warns

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is issuing a warning to federal regulators regarding difficulty that truck drivers are having finding reliable drug and alcohol testing services due to supply issues.

Vaccine mandates are here — This is how truck drivers and trucking companies are responding

f a federal vaccine mandate affecting tens of millions of workers upended the trucking industry, sending some drivers spiraling and some companies scrambling for a response to a nearly impossible situation.

Trucker takes legal action against CPAP manufacturer after he says recall left him disqualified to drive

A truck driver is pursuing legal action against a medical device manufacturer after the device was recalled for cancer risks, leaving him reportedly unable...

Here’s what truckers need to know about heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke

As temperatures rise during the summer, truckers are often exposed to dangerously hot conditions that can lead to heat-related illnesses -- here's what you...

Company recalls millions of sleep apnea machines due to cancer and other health risks

A major medical device manufacturer has issued a recall of CPAP machines for sleep apnea sufferers due to potential health risks.

Truckers, do you have a ‘buddy plan?’ If not, this might convince you.

A recent Facebook post provides truckers with potentially life-saving advice about building a safety network while you're out on the road.

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