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The truck driver who destroyed a covered bridge was given only a written warning by police for the incident after her former employer spoke out against her actions.  The incident happened on November 16th in Princeton, Illinois....
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) responded on Tuesday after a truck hauling a 50,000 pound military trailer got stuck on a retaining wall in Oklahoma City.

Iowa State Patrol calls out driver for 21 violations discovered during CMV inspection

The Iowa State Patrol Commercial Motor Vehicle Unit (ISP CMVU) took to social media to call out a driver who was placed out of...

No solutions offered as locals push for truck parking enforcement in Charlotte, NC

Locals are pushing for truck parking enforcement in Charlotte, North Carolina, but officials have failed to come up with any potential solutions to the...

CMV blitz in Savannah results in more than 300 inspections, dozens of out of service orders

Last week, a major CMV blitz in Savannah, Georgia, resulted in 76 vehicles and drivers being placed out of service for various violations. According...

FMCSA issues major new rule to crack down on unscrupulous freight brokers

Tomorrow, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will finalize a new rule to increase financial responsibly requirements in order to crack down on unscrupulous freight brokers.

ND Governor asking FMCSA to reconsider new restrictions on HOS waiver

The North Dakota Governor is petitioning the federal government to reconsider new restrictions on Hour of Service waivers that cut the time limits in...

Houston considers banning big rigs from smaller city streets

City officials in Houston, Texas, are considering a plan to restrict truck traffic in order to reduce crashes.

‘Illegal, over-height semi’ struck Turner Turnpike bridge, causing severe damage

The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority (OTA) says that a Turner Turnpike bridge sustained severe damage after it was struck by a too-tall truck load on Wednesday night.

New bill would fix 85 year old law that prevents truckers from earning overtime pay

Legislation reintroduced on Thursday would changing existing labor laws to guarantee overtime pay for truckers.

OOIDA points finger at poor driver training in wake of brake failure crash that injured a dozen people

The OOIDA is blaming a truck driver training issue for the recent brake failure wreck that hurt nearly a dozen people.  The wreck on Friday,...

Blitz underway to prevent big rig bridge strikes in New York

New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced that state police are taking part in a week-long effort to reduce big rig bridge strikes statewide.

$6.1 million awarded to victim in crash, trucker says big rig lost its brakes following shop visit

A man who was injured in a semi truck collision in Wyoming in 2019 was awarded millions of dollars by a jury, but the truck driver involved says that the repair shop was to blame when his big rig lost its brakes.

More than 600 trucks inspected during three day CMV blitz in Arizona

Law enforcement agencies in Arizona partnered for a three day CVM blitz along I-40 in the northern part of the state last month. The...

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