Activist Group Calling For 5 Minute Stop Time for Livestock Haulers

An animal rights activist group is calling for the arrest of a livestock hauler and for trucks to stop at the gates of processing facilities for five minutes to "allow safe interactions...

Indiana Truck Stop Catches Fire Overnight

An overnight fire partially destroyed a truck stop in Seymour, Indiana. The fire occurred in the early morning hours of July 6 at the T/A Travel Center, located...

Truckers Recognized at White House’s ‘Salute to America’

Truck drivers from several different trucking companies were invited to be guests at the White House's "Salute to America" Independence Day celebration. “While we as a country take...
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...
Truck Stops

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...
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.

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...
Inspections

Arizona Adding More Truck Scanners

The Arizona Department of Transportation has announced they're adding more scanners that screen moving trucks for weight and other information, including identifying trucks that have been damaged or are in need of...
Plane Fights Strong Winds

Insurance Co. Doesn’t Have to Pay $2.6 Million Settlement Because Trucker Fled the Country

A court has decided that an insurance company doesn't have to pay for injuries to a truck driver for an accident after the other truck driver involved in the accident fled the...

Truck Drivers Say They Won’t Deliver To Cities with Defunded Police Departments

As cities across the country are discussing defunding or disbanding their police departments, truck drivers are voicing concerns of safety. Seventy-nine percent of truck drivers say they will refuse to deliver freight...

Petition Calls on Minnesota Attorney General To Prosecute Protesters

A petition is calling for the Minnesota Attorney General, Keith Ellison to prosecute protesters for interfering with commerce. The petition calls on Ellison to enforce the Hobbs Act, 18 U.S. Code...
Marijuana

Truck Driver Caught Trying To Smuggle $2.5 Million in Marijuana Over Peace Bridge

A truck driver who was hauling goods between Canada and the US was arrested and charged with smuggling $2,500,000 in marijuana. Arshdeep Singh was stopped on June 5,...
ALA Trucking

Indiana trucking company to close for good, says owner

Dozens of truck drivers will be laid off by the end of the month as an Indiana-based trucking company will be shutting down for good. Anderson, Indiana-based trucking...
Black Smoke Matters MSNBC

‘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.
Trucker Jackknifes To Avoid Hitting Road Rager

Truck Driver Robbed At Gunpoint In Newark, Delaware I-95 Service Center

On Saturday, August 5, 2017, a 31-year-old tractor-trailer driver was approached by a man while waiting in his truck in the Southern parking lot of the Delaware House Service Area (530 JFK Memorial Highway)....
Trucker Rescues Dog. Dog Returns The Favor By Saving Driver's Wife And 9 Kids

Trucker Rescues Dog. Dog Returns The Favor By Saving Driver’s Wife And 9 Kids

An Iowa truck driver's family owes their lives to a stray dog that they found wandering on the interstate. According to the Des Moines Register, Isaac and Angela Fullmer rescued and adopted a stray dog that...
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