Semi truck crash scatters Happy Meal boxes, causes traffic backups

A semi truck wreck left a load of McDonald’s Happy Meal boxes strewn down the side of a hill and caused traffic backups in Knoxville on Friday afternoon.  The...

Four days into the new year & this infamous KC bridge has struck again

No one was injured after a semi truck crashed into an infamous Kansas City bridge over the weekend.  The crash happened on the evening of Sunday, January 3rd at...

Nearly 200 crashes plague New Jersey roadways on Sunday

Almost 200 crashes were reported in New Jersey in a span of twelve hours on Sunday.  New Jersey State Police responded to 188 crashes between 12 a.m. and 12...

MDOT receives lottery funds worth $80 million to repave highways, “we don’t gamble on...

The Mississippi Department of Transportation recently received new funds worth approximately $80 million from the state lottery. The money will be used to address the state's maintenance projects and repave over...

113 crashes, 117 spinouts reported on Minnesota roadways in less than 12 hours

A huge number of crashes, spin-outs, and jackknifes were reported on Minnesota roadways overnight due to poor driving conditions. MnDOT reports that a huge majority of roadways throughout the...

America’s highway systems ranked best to worst by state

Semi-truck drivers have traversed across the best and worst highway systems in America and the recently released, Reason’s 25th Annual Highway Report, reveals how each state's roadways rank.

Portion of 14 freeway closed for “unknown duration” due to big rig crash

A portion of the 14 Freeway in California has been closed for an “unknown duration” for cleanup and investigation of a one-rig semi truck crash.  The accident happened on...

90mph winds on Colorado I-70 make for dangerous travel conditions, wind restrictions

Two semi trucks were overturned in Colorado today as high winds plagued the Eastern Plains region of the state.  According to 9 News, 60 mph winds were recorded on...

Major Kentucky highway interchange expecting 12 hour closure following tanker truck wreck

An overturned tanker truck led to the closure of a major northern Kentucky highway interchange on Monday.  The accident happened on December 21st at around 12:47 p.m. and is...

POLICE: Saturday night saw 1 weather-related crash every 10 minutes in Wisconsin

A total of 18 crashes occurred on the same stretch of road in Wisconsin on Saturday night, police say.  Each of the 18 crashes occurred along a 7.5 mile...
Over 7,600 trucks recalled fort defects that could spark a fire

One lane of I-71 will be closed for ‘several months’ following fiery, fatal truck...

One lane of Interstate 71 will be shut down near the 47-mile marker in Kentucky for "several months" following a fatal truck crash that claimed the life of a truck driver.

Brent Spence Bridge Repairs still on track for on-time reopening

The Brent Spence Bridge is on track to open just before Christmas, officials announced on Wednesday.  The Brent Spence Bridge was closed to traffic on November 11th after a...

Sunken semi leads to temporary closure, holding of big rigs, on NorCal highway

Interstate 80 in Northern California was closed for several hours on Tuesday after a semi truck went off the road and into a deep embankment.  The accident and subsequent...
Over 7,600 trucks recalled fort defects that could spark a fire

Kentucky highway to be closed until 4:00 following fiery semi truck crash

A Kentucky highway will be closed until 4:00 pm today while crews work to clean up the wreckage, following a fiery 2-semi truck crash. The crash occurred on...

Missouri’s crazy-low gas taxes may soon be a thing of the past thanks to...

A possible proposal may soon raise gas taxes in Missouri in order to pay for ‘necessary’ infrastructure repairs throughout the state, lawmakers say.  Missouri lawmakers are scheduled to go...

Notoriously tricky route closed for winter season after ‘dooming’ too many semis

Vermont’s notorious “Smugglers Notch” has been officially closed for the winter season in order to prevent any semi trucks from getting stuck.  Fines for large vehicles stuck after choosing...
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