Tag: Illinois

Illinois Governor Signs Bill To Increase Speed Limits On Rural Roads

On Monday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill that will increase the speed limit on rural interstates from 65 to 70 miles per hour.

Trucker Who Rear Ended Trucker Awarded $1.1 Million

Think a person who rear ends another person is always at fault? Think again.

State of Emergency Declared For Chicago-Area Cities

Drivers, be careful if you're heading through this area.

Truck Driver Pleads Not Guilty To Vehicular Homicide and Manslaughter Charges

If convicted, this truck driver faces a lengthy jail term and a hefty fine.

Driver Assists Elderly Couple Who Crashed

Truck drivers are everyday heroes.

Illinois Cell Phone Ban for Truck Drivers in Effect

The bill that Illinois lawmakers ratified in March 2012 is now in full effect. What do you need to know?

Trucking Company Owner Allegedly Exposed Himself To Employee

A former employee of a Chicago carrier claims she was sexually harassed and was fired for complaining about it.

UPDATE: Driver Led Astray By GPS Is Sentenced To Jail

The truck driver who damaged a historic bridge learns his fate.

2012 Fleet of the Year Named

Find out which carrier won Fleet of the Year and why.

FMCSA Shuts Down Two More ‘Unsafe’ Carriers

The FMCSA has put the brakes on two more carriers.

Truck Driver Ordered OOS Because Of Undisclosed Medical Condition

A truck driver has been placed out of service for failure to disclose a medical condition. Get the details here.

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