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Backroad Cameras

Lawmakers plan to put cameras on backroads to catch truckers who avoid tolls

As Virginia lawmakers push forward with legislation to toll drivers on I-81, they are also concocting a plan to monitor and punish those drivers who try to avoid the toll roads.
Unpaid Truckers

Drivers say they are missing paychecks after trucking company dissolves

Former employees say that they never received paychecks for work that they did for an Illinois trucking company that quietly shut its doors for good earlier this month.
Lawmakers withdraw bill 

Senators withdraw bill to ban trucks that aren’t delivering from Georgia highways

One day after submitting a controversial bill to partially ban trucks from Georgia highways, lawmakers have opted to withdraw the bill.
PA Truck Ban

Pennsylvania to ban trucks on most interstates and Turnpike this weekend

Officials in Pennsylvania are bracing for a severe winter storm this weekend by banning all commercial vehicle traffic from almost all interstates as well as the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Troopers say driver was removing shirt during deadly crash with school bus

Troopers say truck driver was ‘removing shirt’ before fatal crash with school bus

A crash report released this week by Indiana State Police (ISP) says that a truck driver was removing a jacket and sweatshirt during a rear end crash with a school bus last month.
New bill would ban trucks from using Georgia highways except to deliver or pickup

New bill would ban trucks from using Georgia highways except to deliver or pickup

Three Georgia lawmakers have submitted a bill that would all but forbid truckers from using any highways within the state.

Dramatic dash cam footage shows moment big rig lost control on California freeway

Take a look at dramatic dash cam video of a violent semi truck collision with a concrete barrier.

Nineteen vehicle pileup on Cajon Pass blamed on bad weather

Dozens of people were injured in a 19 vehicle crash on Cajon Pass in Southern California this morning.
Utah Restaurant Collapse

Mexican restaurant leveled by out-of-control semi truck

Utah police are investigating after a semi truck left the roadway and crashed into a restaurant, causing the building to collapse. The incident happened around 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 16, in Wellington, Utah when...
Missing Teen

Trucker’s family says son who went missing at Flying J has been found

Elijah Kirchner-Jiron has been found, according to family members.
Man Faked Being Hit By Two Tanker Trucks

Man faces felony charge after lying about being hit by semis

A Utah man is facing a felony charge after faking two accidents with semi trucks at an intersection that he had previously complained about.
Georgia Meth

Feds raid repair shop and find $10 million worth of meth in semi’s fuel...

A Georgia repair shop owner has been arrested after federal agents discovered over a hundred pounds of liquid methamphetamine in the fuel tank of a semi truck at his business.

Grapevine shuts down for snow; high winds topple multiple trucks on Highway 58

A winter storm is causing serious travel trouble for truckers in California as winds rolled over several big rigs and snow shut down the Grapevine.

Police: Pickup driver cut off semi, causing load of steel to penetrate cab

A semi truck driver lost his life in Michigan today when a pickup truck driver cut him off, causing his load to shift and slam into the cab of his vehicle.
Chocolate Truck

‘River of chocolate’ spills onto interstate after tanker truck accident

Arizona authorities had to do some "sweet cleanup" after a tanker truck crashed and spilled thousands of gallons of liquid chocolate on on the interstate today.
Active Shooter

Hostages freed as active shooter at UPS facility is shot

New Jersey police say that an active shooter situation at a UPS facility this morning has been resolved.

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