Tag: Illinois

Illinois State Police arrested a truck driver on drug trafficking charges after finding a large amount of suspected cocaine/fentanyl during a routine roadside CMV inspection.
A trucking company in Illinois used earpieces to help CDL test takers cheat in exchange for money, new court documents reveal.  Mykola Datkun, the owner of Maximum Services Inc. in Island Lake, Illinois appeared in a Chicago...

Scheduled protest will shut down Illinois interstate this weekend

Organizers have confirmed that an earlier scheduled protest will shut down an Illinois interstate. Three groups have partnered to schedule a shutdown of a...

Month-long, 82-mile truck detour begins Saturday

Starting Saturday, truck drivers traveling through Kentucky may be forced to take an 82-mile detour. Beginning, Saturday, August 1, at 6:30 am, contractors...

Crash sends semi into two buildings, two parked vehicles, two people and a trailer

A crash on the highway sent a trucker on a wild ride. According to the Illinois State Police, a minivan was traveling northbound...

Trucker pinned between trucks at Illinois truck stop

A truck driver from Florida who was trying to prevent a truck from backing into another truck ended up pinned between the trucks. According...

Plea deal delayed for trucker accused of shattering car windows with a slingshot

An Illinois judge has ordered a continuance in a high profile court case involving a truck driver who is accused of breaking out as many as 45 car windows with a slingshot on I-74.

Feds on the hunt after nearly 400 guns are stolen from UPS distribution facility

Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are on the hunt for a suspect accused of stealing hundreds of guns from a UPS distribution center in Memphis just before they were scheduled to be loaded onto a truck.

Illinois AG sues trucking company for over 4000 gallon diesel fuel spill

The office of the Illinois Attorney General announced that they have filed suit against a trucking company for a major fuel spill that allegedly contaminated a pond.

VIDEO: Trucker captures fellow driver’s nasty crash

Dash cam video captured in Chicago shows an out of control semi truck leaving the roadway and crashing down an embankment.

Historic bridge with 6,000 pound weight limit smashed up by 15,000 pound box truck

An Illinois bridge that was recently named a historical landmark was badly damaged yesterday by a box truck driver who reportedly ignored a sign warning him that his vehicle was too heavy.

Protesters plan to shut down the Dan Ryan Expressway next week

A group of activists are planning on marching on the Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago, Illinois, next week.

You’ve gotta see this terrifying footage of a truck rolled by a sudden gust of wind

After a sudden shift in the weather, a truck driver finds that he is no match for a fierce gust of wind.

Trucker arrested for allegedly shooting out minivan windows with a slingshot on I-74

A Wisconsin-based truck driver was arrested over the weekend in Champaign County, Illinois, after allegedly using a slingshot and ball bearings to shoot out the windows of passing vehicles.

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