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Trooper, trucker work together to save man trapped atop burning bucket truck

A truck driver and a police officer worked together to save a man trapped 35 feet in the air as his bucket truck caught fire.  The incident happened on...

Man hospitalized after leaping from moving car, attempting to climb semi truck

A man was killed in Maryland on Thursday afternoon after exiting his moving vehicle and attempting to board a semi truck.  The incident occurred on April 15th near the...

Driver blames bee-sting for wreck that spilled cheese

A truck driver hauling cheese says he was stung by a bee while driving, causing him to lose control of the rig.  The accident happened on Thursday, April 15th...

Truck yard employee run over by tractor trailer in reverse

A 41-year old man was killed at a trucking facility in Illinois on Wednesday afternoon.  The accident happened at 2:40 p.m. in Joliet, illinois at Newstream Enterprises located at...
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White House infrastructure report cards reveal states with the worst roads and bridges

The White House has released reports detailing the infrastructure status of each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, revealing which areas of the country have the poorest...

Brush up on your trucking history – “Turnpike Phantom” serial killer

Nearly 70 years ago, a series of crimes targeting sleeping drivers in the cabs of their rigs spread nationwide panic for trucker drivers and travelers alike. After...

Rig left teetering between north and southbound sides of interstate

A semi truck was left balancing precariously between both sides of Interstate 5 in Washington early on Thursday morning.  The accident happened on the early morning of April 15th...

Driver jumps from wrecked rig moments before it explodes

A truck driver narrowly escaped a fiery fate after a collision with a motorist sent the rig up in flames early Thursday morning.  The accident happened on April 15th...

BOLO for this missing truck driver

An alert has been issued for a missing truck driver last seen in South Carolina.

New Love’s brings 100+ truck parking spaces to Alabama

Love's Travel Stops opened a new store in Mobile County, Alabama, on Thursday.

Truckers ignoring closure of a popular trucking shortcut, causing headaches for residents, authorities &...

A popular trucking shortcut through Alabama has been temporarily closed for repairs, but it hasn’t stopped drivers from trying to cut through anyway.  Alabama Highway 117 is a popular...

Truck driver arrested for 16 vehicle bridge pileup that killed teen in February

On Thursday morning, Louisiana State Police (LSP) announced that a truck driver has been arrested and charged for his role in a fatal pileup on the Huey P. Long Bridge (Old Mississippi...

Good Samaritan killed while trying to help trucker entangled in downed phone lines

Authorities in Ohio have confirmed that a man was killed on Wednesday while trying to assist a semi truck driver who was tangled in downed telephone lines.

Driver miraculously okay after rig struck by lightning

A truck driver is miraculously unhurt after his rig was struck by lightning in north Texas on Wednesday night.  The incident happened on April 14th at around 6:30 p.m....

Vandalism of two semis, pickup truck may have been retaliation from an angry customer,...

Two semi trucks and a pickup truck were damaged in a parking lot in Michigan over the weekend, and the owner of the lot says it may have been an act of...

Vandalism of two semis, pickup truck may have been retaliation from an angry customer,...

Two semi trucks and a pickup truck were damaged in a parking lot in Michigan over the weekend, and the owner of the lot says it may have been an act of...
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