Tag: Traffic

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...

Portion of NB I-25 closed due to semi rollover and hazmat spill

A semi truck rolled over on northbound I-25 in downtown Denver causing a fuel spill and multiple vehicle collisions. The highway closing was announced around...

Severe flooding leaves drivers stranded for more than six hours on Schuylkill Expressway

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) says that heavy rain and a clogged pipe are responsible for flooding that left drivers stranded for hours on Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) in Montgomery County on Monday.

VIDEO: Pickup truck hauling lumber t-boned by semi on wet road

The driver of a small pickup truck was hauling lumber on wet road conditions and lost control of the vehicle. The pickup veered into...

Wagonhound Rest Area closed for the summer

The Wagonhound Rest Area is closing down as of June 7 for the replacement of the I-80 bridge decks at the Wagonhound interchange. The rest stop...

Kentucky troopers trade in cruisers for semi trucks for Memorial Day weekend patrol

Kentucky state troopers made use of the high vantage points of semi trucks to catch motorists texting and failing to wear seat belts  during...

Protesters brought hundreds of trucks to a standstill on the World Trade Bridge

Hundreds of trucks were brought to a stop due to over 200 protestors blocking traffic at a commercial vehicle bridge linking Laredo, Texas, and...

Seattle mayor pushes “congestion tolling” plan to fight climate change

In an attempt to reduce carbon emissions, Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan has proposed a new 'congestion pricing' toll system for city roadways. 

Georgia in development on the first truck-only roadway in the U.S.

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is working on a project that will create 40 miles of toll-free, truck-only roadway stretching from the metro...

Traffic Nightmare: Drivers fleeing Irma clog highways

With Hurricane Irma barreling down on the southeastern U.S., drivers attempting to escape the potentially deadly storm are causing monster traffic jams and doubling...

Here Are The Top 10 Worst Trucking Chokepoints For 2017

The American Transportation Research Institute has released its annual report ranking the worst traffic chokepoints for truckers. This marks this second year in a row that...

ATRI Ranks The Nation’s Worst Bottlenecks For Trucks

The American Transportation Research Institute has released its yearly list ranking the nation's worst bottlenecks for trucks. The ATRI's rankings are based on a "massive...

VIDEO: Could Self-Driving Cars End Traffic Congestion?

This video shows how minor human errors during driving lead to huge traffic backups -- and it says that self-driving cars are the answer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6tR_Em6eMw Video...

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