Tag: Colorado

This week, the Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) honored a farmer and his son who risked their lives to save a blacked-out trucker from crashing off an I-70 overpass in December.
Truck driver commits suicide after being arrested for migrant smuggling attempt in Texas earlier this month.  The incident began at about 6:45 p.m. on February 17th when a red tractor trailer arrived at the Interstate 35 Border...

Section of I-70 still shut down – Truckers beware of detour routes

A section of Interstate 70 in Colorado remains shut down due to a forest fire. Truckers are strongly urged to beware of detours. Police...

Woman asks Facebook to help her find the trucker who helped her after a serious crash

A woman who was in a serious car accident is asking Facebook to help reunite her with the truck driver who stopped to help.

Two people rescued from burning car by heroic truck driver

Two motorists are alive today because of the quick thinking of a truck driver early this morning, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

VIDEO: Trucker delivers baffling brake check to fellow driver

In this video, the dash camming driver is the victim of a brake check at the hands of another trucker as he attempts to...

Trucker killed after plunging more than 100 feet off Wolf Creek Pass

A Florida-based truck driver lost his life over the weekend when he lost control and drove off of a cliff on U.S. Highway 160, also known as Wolf Creek Pass, in Colorado.

Colorado becomes the latest state to require human trafficking training for CDL holders

A new law in Colorado will require truck drivers to educate themselves on how to detect and prevent human trafficking. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the...

Trucker spills 46,000 pounds of lumber on his first trip down Wolf Creek Pass

A truck driver's first time on Colorado's notorious Wolf Creek Pass took a terrifying turn yesterday when his brakes overheated and "he was off...

VIDEO: Trucker shares footage of bad drivers on beautiful Basalt drive

YouTuber and truck driver GasMan shared a variety of clips of terrible drivers he encountered on a run to Basalt, Colorado.

Driver killed after truck plunges 150 feet off I-70 near Vail Pass

A truck driver lost his life yesterday when he crashed off of eastbound I-70 through Vail Pass and fell 150 feet into a steep...

Semis Permanently Banned On Cottonwood Pass

Colorado transportation officials have instituted a new rule banning trucks from using Cottonwood Pass without a permit. Grand Avenue Bridge Closure Causes Major Traffic Headaches The...

Trucker Slapped With $1000 Fine For Using Independence Pass

A truck driver learned an expensive lesson in Colorado on Wednesday when he was caught using Independence Pass to try to avoid construction related...

Reminder: Colorado Chain Laws Go Into Effect September 1

Just a reminder -- chain laws will go into effect in the state of Colorado at the beginning of September. Colorado Chain Laws In Effect...

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