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Here you will find the today’s top trucking news. We add new content daily, so check back often to stay up to date on all things trucking-related!

I-75 Tampa

Two killed in fiery pileup that shut down I-75

Florida police say that two people -- including a truck driver -- are dead and five others were injured in a serious pileup involving eight vehicles on Wednesday night.
AB 5

Truckers sue California over labor law that threatens 70,000 owner-operators

The California Trucking Association (CTA) has filed a federal lawsuit in California to try to stop an impending law that they say threatens the livelihood of tens of thousands of truck drivers.
$2.4 Million

Police find $2.4 million in drugs in a semi truck, arrest 11 in major...

New York police have arrested 11 in people who they say were conspiring to transport truckloads of deadly drugs across the country.
Ohio Pileups

Separate 75 and 50 vehicle pileups reported in Ohio

A winter storm in Ohio this morning resulted in multiple massive multi-vehicle crashes that continue to snarl traffic into the afternoon.
Brake Safety Week 2019

Inspectors sideline 13.5% of CMVs for brake violations during blitz

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) released the results from their September brake-focused inspection campaign.
Police Impersonator

Fake trooper pulled over commercial vehicle, police say

Michigan police are looking for a person who they say falsely presented himself as a state trooper when he pulled over a commercial vehicle.

This Week on the CDLLife App – November 11, 2019

If you’re not using the CDLLife App, here’s what you missed this week. What do drivers do when they have free time while waiting to load, unload, or on their...
NE Truck Stop

Family-run truck stop closes down for good

A popular independent Nebraska truck stop has closed down permanently after decades of serving the trucking community.
Helicopter

Botched helicopter landing mangles semi trailer

A helicopter carrying three people did some serious damage when it crashed near a trucking company's terminal in Indiana over the weekend. The crash occurred on Sunday afternoon...
Teeter

Trucker who stabbed co-driver over messy truck sentenced to decades in prison

A truck driver found guilty of attempting to kill his co-driver at a New Jersey truck stop last year has been sentenced to prison.
Pilot Flying J

Pilot Flying J to honor military members with free breakfast

Truck stop giant Pilot Flying J is celebrating Veterans Day by offering current and former military members a free breakfast.
Boise Stage Stop

Truck stop continues free turkey dinner tradition

A truck stop in Idaho will once again offer a free Thanksgiving dinner to truckers who aren’t able to be with their families over the holiday.
Denton

At least two dead in semi truck crash and explosion

Authorities say that several people were injured or killed when a semi truck exploded in Texas today.
Wyoming Highway Patrol

Wyoming troopers share video of brutal truck crash

The Wyoming Highway Patrol shared dash cam video of an out of control semi truck that barreled into a trooper's cruiser during hazardous road conditions.
CT Tolling Plan

Truckers to pay seven times more than car drivers under new toll plan

A governor who was criticized last year by the trucking industry for his truck-only tolling plan is back with a controversial new tolling plan.
Virginia Road Rage

Truck driver shot in apparent road rage incident

A truck driver survived after he was shot during a suspected road rage incident on a Virginia roadway this afternoon. The shooting occurred around 2:45 p.m. on Thursday...

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