Tag: Oregon

Truck maker Volvo announced plans to increase heavy truck production capacity by opening a new plant in Mexico within the next two years.
Over $1 million worth of stolen semi trucks are still missing from a trucking company nearly a month after the crime occurred.  The theft happened on March 14th at around 9 p.m. in Puslinch, Ontario, Canada.  According to...

Distracted driving penalties to increase dramatically in Oregon starting July 1

Starting on the 1st of July, drivers caught texting behind the wheel will face increased penalties in the state of Oregon.

VIDEO: Minivan driver pulls a U-turn on one of Portland’s busiest bridges

A trucker crossing the already daunting Ross Island Bridge in Portland, Oregon, catches a minivan driver making a painfully slow -- and incredibly dangerous -- U-turn on his dash cam.

Mass thefts of semi truck batteries reported in Portland

Several Portland trucking companies have reported thefts of semi truck batteries valued at $230 each. The reports started coming in last April from half a...

Missing Oregon trucker found after four days lost due to GPS mishap

An Oregon trucker missing since Tuesday emerged from the wilderness on Saturday after having walked over a dozen miles back to civilization after his truck got stuck.

Be on the lookout for missing Oregon truck driver

A driver's company and the Oregon State Police are asking for help in locating a truck driver who has been missing since Tuesday.

Police say motorist ‘miscalculated’ a turn, forcing FedEx truck off the road

A driver died in a head-on collision with a semi on Highway 18 Northeast of Lincoln City, Oregon after his 4-wheeler failed to correctly...

Truck driver rescued after crashing into Portland basketball star’s swimming pool

A driver is in serious condition after losing control of his dump truck and crashing it into a swimming pool owned by Portland Trail...

VIDEO: Dramatic Marquam Bridge hay truck rollover crash believed to be caught on camera

A YouTuber has posted dash cam video that he says depicts the terrifying rollover crash on I-5 over the Marquam Bridge in Portland, Oregon...

Oregon DOT shares tips on trucking over Siskiyou Summit

Southern Oregon’s Siskiyou Summit is the highest elevation on Interstate 5 from Mexico to Canada. This newly produced video by the Oregon Department of...

Red-light runners can now be ticketed by cameras in Oregon

Oregon has begun utilizing cameras at intersections to catch unsafe driving behaviors and to specifically ticket drivers that run red lights. The installations of such...

Oregon plans to raise interstate speed limits for trucks

The speed limit for trucks in the state of Oregon is set to be raised from 55 to 60 mph by the end of...

Study: Lack of truck parking on Oregon’s Highway 97 costs tens of millions

Oregon State University recently studied the high economic cost of having too few safe places for commercial truck drivers to park and rest along...

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