Tag: Big Rig

A Chinese electric truck manufacturer is reportedly planning to build a plant in Georgia to assemble zero-emissions semi trucks. Reuters reports that Windrose Technology is building an assembly plant in Georgia in order to deliver the...
A woman was arrested after setting two semi trucks on fire in Kansas City recently.  The incident happened at the Crown Lodge Motel in Kansas City, Missouri.  According to KMBC News, witnesses called police when they saw Madeline...

Iowa State Patrol reports seeing more ‘Ultra-Distracted’ drivers”

The term "ultra-distracted" may be unfamiliar to you, but the practice is all too common. It refers to motorists who are on their phones...

Portion of NB I-25 closed due to semi rollover and hazmat spill

A semi truck rolled over on northbound I-25 in downtown Denver causing a fuel spill and multiple vehicle collisions. The highway closing was announced around...

Truckers need more training to prevent bridge strikes, says BC Trucking president

Every time a tractor trailer hits an overpass, it leaves us scratching our heads. Why does this keep happening? After a recent bridge strike, which...

Truck driver arrested for smashing motorist’s head with a hammer

A truck driver has been arrested for allegedly hitting a motorist in the head with a hammer in a fit of road rage after a collision.

VIDEO: These oversized loads took some serious skill to transport

In a display of serious patience and skill, this compilation by Machinery Channel shows how some of the world's largest heavy equipment machinery gets...

Daimler announced new automated truck R&D center to open in the US

Daimler Trucks used their Capital Market and Technology Day to reveal the plans for their new research and development center. The new facility will open at...

Wagonhound Rest Area closed for the summer

The Wagonhound Rest Area is closing down as of June 7 for the replacement of the I-80 bridge decks at the Wagonhound interchange. The rest stop...

Daimler debuts new Freightliner eCascadia

Daimler hopes to disrupt the electric truck game by announcing its all-electric 18-wheeler, the Freightliner eCascadia. The news was released on June 6, 2018 at...

Grand Island Express truck driver recognized with the 4 Million Miles Safe Award

Nebraska trucker Eric Bauman is now the first Grand Island Express driver to reach four million accident-free miles. Bauman received the 4 Million Miles Safe...

Six semi trucks completely destroyed in fire

An early morning fire at an Ontario trucking company left six trucks destroyed. The blaze broke out around 2:30 a.m. on June 6, 2018 at...

VIDEO: Insane bridge strike leaves driver stranded in the air

Video captures the aftermath of a bridge strike unlike anything we've ever seen.

Trucker rolls tanker after talking to Siri during ‘sneezing fit’

A trucker hauling cleaning solution crashed her tanker due to an apparent sneezing fit. The crash occurred around 6:20 P.M. on June 3, 2018 on...

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