Tag: Iowa

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recently discovered a slew of violations after pulling over a truck-trailer combination in Redding.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) shared video of a big rig zooming through a work zone on I-35 as a reminder to slow down and move over.

Investigators focus on TA truck stop in search for missing student

Investigators searching for a 20 year old Iowa woman who has been missing for weeks say that a Travel Centers of America truck stop is a "location of interest" that might hold the key to finding her.

Watch a trucker cause chaos by turning left from the right lane

Iowa police shared incredible dash cam footage of a bone-headed driving maneuver that resulted in a serious two-truck crash. The crash happened on Saturday, June...

Iowa considers closing down almost half of the state’s rest areas

The Iowa Department of Transportation recently announced that they are considering a plan to shutter nearly half of the state's rest areas -- a decision that could leave truckers in the lurch when they need parking.

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...

VIDEO: High winds wreak havoc, overturning 9 semi trucks on I-29 in Iowa

A driver captured and shared stunning footage of numerous semi trucks blown over by high winds along I-29 near Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Trucker flagged down and then assaulted by two men on I-35

A truck driver says that he was attacked by two men after they flagged him down along I-35 in Iowa.

Sideswipe leaves trucker in precarious position

A two-vehicle crash left a truck driver's load dangling over the side of an I-80 bridge near Newton, Iowa this morning.

Trucker collapses after inspection, is saved by the Iowa DOT officer who placed him out of service

An Iowa Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Inspector is being honored by the Red Cross for helping to save a truck driver who had a heart attack at a weigh station.

Iowa DOT officer honored for saving Truck Driver’s Life

The American Red Cross will honor Iowa DOT officer Sergeant Jeffrey Jones later this month for his quick response in saving a man's life. Jones...

Iowa DOT releases stunning footage of deadly 70 vehicle pileup as it happens

The Iowa Department of Transportation has released raw traffic camera footage of the massive I-35 pileup in Ames that claimed the life of one...

I-35 in Iowa closed in both directions after dozens of vehicles crash

Iowa transportation authorities have closed all northbound and southbound lanes of I-35 in Ames following a chain reaction crash involving dozens of vehicles during...

Death of trucker at Iowa Pilot Flying J to be investigated as homicide

Police say that they believe that a long haul trucker found dead in his vehicle at an Iowa truck stop on Monday was murdered. Louisiana...

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