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FMCSA Study

With truck fatalities on the rise, FMCSA to study the cause of deadly semi...

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced a major new study into the underlying causes behind fatal large truck crashes.
Insurance Scheme

Woman sentenced for selling truckers $174K worth of phony insurance policies

A California woman has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay restitution after she was convicted on charges related to stealing $174,000 worth of insurance premiums from truck drivers.
I-94 Pileup Report

It’s been five years since 193 vehicle pileup — one of the biggest in...

This week marked the five year anniversary of an historic pileup crash that happened in Michigan that involved nearly 200 vehicles.

Texas couple sentenced for semi truck tire theft conspiracy

This week, a Texas husband and wife team were sentenced to federal prison and ordered to pay millions in restitution for their role in orchestrating a major commercial vehicle tire theft ring.
NY 2020

NY trucking company to shut down, more than 100 to be laid off

More than 100 workers will be laid off soon due to the permanent closure of a New York trucking company.
Goulet Trucking

Devastating late night fire rips through NY trucking co. facilities

New York authorities are working to determine the cause of a fire that caused major damage at a trucking company facility late last night.
TN Homicide Investigation

Man faces 1st degree murder charge in shooting death of trucker

Tennessee police say that they have a suspect in custody in connection with the shooting death of a semi truck driver.
JB Hunt

Trucker awarded $50,000 for hitting ‘historic’ safety milestone

A large trucking company celebrated one of their drivers for an "historical" achievement.
Kent Shooting

Trucker shot in leg by SUV driver during road rage spat, police say

Police in Washington state have asked for public help in locating a motorist who injured a truck driver during a a suspected road rage incident earlier this week.
I-80 Tolls

Wyoming lawmakers plot to add tolls on I-80

Lawmakers in Wyoming have proposed a bill that would add tolls to I-80.
FMCSA Site Crash

FMCSA’s Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse website experiencing ‘technical difficulties’

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) new Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse is off to a rocky start as a flood of new users crashed the website site and made it all but impossible for employers to complete the newly required background checks.
Huber Heights

$54K worth of semi truck tires stolen, cross-country theft ring suspected

Ohio police are asking for help from the public in cracking a truck tire theft case.
I-95 Pileup

Maine interstate shut down for pileup involving dozens of vehicles

Maine State Police say that dozens of vehicles were involved in a serious pileup crash in Carmel this morning.
I-65 Note

Police share heartbreaking handwritten note from truck driver in triple fatal crash

Today, the police agency that charged a truck driver following a fatal multi-vehicle pileup has shared a short handwritten note from him.
Navistar Recall

Massive recall issued for defect that could cause truck to move when parked

Navistar has issued a recall for thousands of trucks due to a defect that could cause a parked truck to move, increasing the risk of a crash.
I-65 Boone County

Police: Truck driver in triple fatal pileup was reportedly distracted by coffee

A truck driver is facing multiple felony charges following a deadly pileup crash in Indiana on Sunday.

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