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Police in five states are cracking down on drivers impaired by legal or illegal...

Law enforcement in five states will be teaming up to catch impaired drivers starting on Sunday.

Biden nominates Meera Joshi for FMCSA administrator

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden announced his pick to head the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). In an April 14 White House statement, Biden tapped attorney Meera Joshi...
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Group pushes cities to let truckers park in unused lots

A group representing city leaders from across the U.S. is seeking to provide truck drivers with more safe parking opportunities.

Smugglers Notch reopens — but not for truckers, Vermont troopers warn

On Tuesday, Vermont Route 108 reopened for the season, but truck drivers are being remind that they are not allowed on the steep and curvy roadway.

Truck driver does something surprising after he’s inspected by a Colorado trooper several times

A truck driver who was inspected on multiple occasions by the same Colorado State Patrol trooper went out of his way to show appreciation for the officer's professionalism.

FMCSA issues warning about ‘misleading marketing’ targeting truckers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a warning to truckers about predatory companies that pose as government agencies.

Iowa truckers who were victims of ‘government imposter scam’ eligible for refunds

The Iowa Attorney General says that a Texas trucking company has agreed to refund money to truck drivers who were allegedly duped into paying to file a form that can be filed for free.

Truckers suing company for fraud after alleged lies allowed them to hire foreign workers...

A group of truckers is taking a stand against a company’s alleged lie to the government that cost them their jobs.  Every year, American owner operators put in time,...

More then 250 trucks inspected during 3 day distracted driving blitz in Georgia

Law enforcement officers in Georgia issued dozens of citations to truck drivers following an enforcement operation targeting distracted driving. The three-day operation took place last week on I-16 in...

Senator says GPS apps “really owe it to their customers” to implement truck route...

Connecticut Senator Blumenthal is calling on GPS app makers to do something about their faulty truck route directions after one too many semi trucks has struck low-clearance overpasses.  Blumenthal...
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‘Six-State Trooper Project’ kicks off on Monday

Law enforcement agencies in six states are teaming up to crack down on distracted drivers next week.

Alabamans are in favor of I-10 truck-only toll bridge, poll says

A majority of poll respondents are in favor of a controversial plan to cut down on traffic on Alabama's I-10 in the Mobile area by diverting truck traffic onto a new tolled bridge.

Nation’s biggest trucker enforcement blitz is weeks away — here’s a ‘cheat sheet’ to...

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is gearing up for a major 72 hour truck inspection effort in just a few weeks. The CVSA’s International Roadcheck will take...

New Jersey shells out more than $30M for ‘trucking safety’ projects

$30.1 million in grants have been designated for 33 truck safety projects across the state of New Jersey thanks to the New Jersey Department of Transportation.  The funds come...

Nevada trucker ordered off the road after two DUI arrests 12 days apart

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered a Nevada-based commercial vehicle driver off the road for multiple alcohol violations. Truck driver Julio Perea Ayala was declared...

Truckers hope new parking legislation will bring some relief to a serious situation

Truck drivers in Michigan and beyond are hopeful that a recently reintroduced house bill will bring some relief for drivers struggling through one of the more frustrating parts of the job: truck...
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