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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...

Marijuana testing took thousands of truckers off the road in 2023, endangering supply chain, pro-pot group says

Pro-pot advocacy group NORML says that current federal marijuana testing practices are forcing tens of thousands of truck drivers to leave the industry for good.

Newly opened net truck arrestor ramp first of its kind in Virginia

A new net truck arrestor ramp has opened in the state of Virginia, making it the first to be built in the state.  The new...

Trucker trapped by fallen tree

A trucker was rescued by firefighters after getting trapped in his cab by a fallen tree in Florida early on Thursday morning.  The incident occurred...

Driver’s sudden stop causes three rig pile-up

One truck driver’s sudden stop created a three rig pile-up crash in a Louisiana construction zone on Wednesday afternoon.  The accident happened on April 10th...

California trucking co. to pay $208K for fuel spill, EPA says

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that a trucking company must pay more than $200,000 for violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA).

Truck driver crashed through a Kroger on purpose, officials say

A truck driver crashed through a Kroger on purpose after first entering the store on foot, officials say.  The incident occurred just outside of Memphis...

Wild drone video shows trees on top of tractor trailers following Mississippi storm

Drone video shows major traffic backups and trees on top of tractor trailers following a storm in Mississippi on Tuesday.

Reckless drivers to be targeted during CVSA Operation Safe Driver Week

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has provided details to get drivers ready for the upcoming Operation Safe Driver Week blitz.

Trucker rescues baby & mother from flaming, flipped dump truck

Trucker rescues baby and its mother from dump truck that overturned and caught fire in Maryland on Monday.  The accident happened on April 8th in...

$888K in cocaine seized from tractor trailer in Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized a large amount of cocaine from a tractor trailer at a Texas border crossing.

Two trucking companies named Best Fleets to Drive For in 2024

Two trucking companies were named overall Best Fleets To Drive For by CarriersEdge.

Two new Saia terminals open on opposite sides of US

Two new Saia terminals have opened on opposite sides of the continental United States this week.  Saia LTL Freight opened a new terminal in Garland,...

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