Trucker Killed In Accident At Omaha Meat Packing Plant

Truck driver struck and killed by his semi truck

A truck driver and trucking company owner was run over by his truck and killed. The accident occurred Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at approximately 3:15 pm. in Knox,...

FMCSA to Study Legalization of Hemp, Minimum Driver Age and Package Delivery Vehicle Safety

The FMCSA announced they're holding a public meeting to discuss the legalization of hemp, safety oversight of delivery vehicles and minimum driver age. An announcement in the Federal...

‘Unexpectedly bad’ roads causing trouble for truckers in Washington

“Unexpectedly bad" snowfall is causing issues for drivers in Stevens Pass, Washington. According to Q13 news, four inches of snow fell in the area on Wednesday and more...

Someone’s throwing stop spikes on Texas highways – causing flattened tires

According to the Smith County Sheriff's Office, someone is throwing stop spikes on highways in Texas. The Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook that they're hoping the public can...

Protesters plan to shut down I-490 this weekend

A group of protesters say they're going to shut down Interstate 490 this weekend. The shutdown is scheduled to occur this Sunday at 2:00 pm in Rochester, New...
Man Arrested After Shooting Coworker At Oklahoma Trucking Company

Truck Driver Attacked While Making Delivery In Salt Lake City

A truck driver who was making a delivery in Salt Lake City suburb was attacked and stabbed. The truck driver had to be life flighted to a hospital.

Man accused of murdering female trucker in Alabama said Trump made him do it

The man accused of murdering truck driver Christine Summers in Alabama on August 19, 2020 allegedly told the officers who arrested him that Trump made him do it.

Real life ‘Final Destination’ moment when log falls from truck and goes through ambulance’s...

Like the terrifying scene from "Final Destination" a log fell off of a truck and went through an ambulance's windshield in Georgia. According to a Facebook post from...

Truckers under fire on the highway in 3 states this week

This week, motorists shot at truck drivers in 3 states. Truck drivers are often the targets of violent crime; why isn’t more being done to protect them?
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Bill Would Increase Carrier Hiring Standards

A bill that was reintroduced this week would change trucking company hiring standards. According to a press release from the Transportation Intermediaries Association, the bill, H.R. 7457, a...
Trucker Dead For Four Days Before Trooper Finds Body In Parked Rig

Young truck driver found deceased in his truck at Walmart parking lot

A truck driver, in his thirties, was found deceased in his truck at a Peoria, Illinois Walmart on Tuesday night. According to the local ABC news station, authorities...

Breaking: Utah governor declares of State of Emergency after violent protests erupt

Utah Governor Gary Herbert today declared a state of emergency after protests erupted following an announcement of a decisions regarding a police-involved shooting. The declaration was drafted yesterday...
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‘Black Smoke Matters’ members appear on MSNBC to talk trucking troubles

A group of truckers known for working to organize protest activities to raise awareness about trucking issues was recently featured on a segment on MSNBC.

Sniper shot semi’s engine, ending hour-long pursuit with driver who was holding his wife...

Police say that stop strips didn't stop a truck driver who was trying to run over police, so a sniper was called in to disable the truck. On...
DelDOT toll enforcement

Enforcement Blitz Begins Next Week

A weeklong enforcement blitz kicks off July 12 and runs though the 18th. Despite the uptick in Covid-19 cases, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual Operation Safe Driver...

Georgia police using laser technology to nab tailgating truckers

The Georgia Department of Public safety said in a Facebook post that they used laser technology to nab a tailgating trucker. "Yesterday, Region 6 conducted a Stop the...
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