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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!

CVSA Cheat Sheet

CVSA offers ‘cheat sheet’ to get you through Roadcheck

With the nationwide Roadcheck truck inspection blitz only only weeks away, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) has released a "cheat sheet" to help trucker prepare.
Half Off Tire Loves

Love’s to offer free and half price inspections ahead of Roadcheck

Love's Travel Stops announced that they'll be offering select inspection services for free or at a deep discount to help truckers prepare for the upcoming Roadcheck inspection spree.
Speed Limit Montana

State passes law to increase truck speed limits

Lawmakers in Montana have passed a bill that will increase the speed limit for commercial vehicles on both interstates and highways.
Alabama Intrastate

Alabama passes bill allowing 18 – 20 year olds to drive CMVs intrastate

One of the last two states that forbid drivers under 21 years of age from operating commercial vehicles intrastate has passed a bill to allow 18 -- 20 year olds to drive trucks as long as they stay within Alabama state lines.
I-75 Henry County

Four perish in fiery semi truck crash

Georgia authorities say that four people lost their lives in a multi-vehicle crash involving semi trucks yesterday.
Will County Tow Truck

Tow truck driver removing parked trucks at gas station finds body

A tow truck driver removing semi trucks parked overnight at an Illinois gas station found the body of a driver inside one of the trucks.
Roof sheared off of Tesla in fatal crash with turning semi truck

Feds say Autopilot was engaged in fatal Tesla vs. semi crash

Federal authorities have released the results of an investigation into a crash involving a Tesla Model 3 and a semi truck that cost the Tesla driver his life earlier this year.
Trucker's dash cam captures terrifying collision with out of control car

Trucker’s dash cam captures terrifying collision with out of control car

Shocking new dash cam video captured this week in California shows the moment that a semi truck smashes into an out of control car.

Trucker faces homicide charge for reportedly running over truck driver at Pilot

Authorities have issued a homicide charge to the truck driver who allegedly ran over and killed a fellow driver who was walking behind an Ohio truck stop.
Bains

Police: Driver left truck idling on interstate and ‘mysteriously vanished’

California police are asking the public for help in locating a semi truck driver who they say went missing under mysterious circumstances.
Truck Parking

Report: Lack of truck parking is causing ‘death and injury’

A Cincinnati news station recently shared a report detailing how dangerous the lack of safe truck parking really is -- both for truck drivers and for the public at large.
Swift

State police investigate truck driver death on interstate shoulder

Virginia State Police (VSP) say that they are investigating the death of a semi truck driver along I-95 this morning.
HBBT

Hot tar truck part of 7 vehicle pileup in bridge-tunnel

Virginia State Police say that they are investigating a multi-vehicle pileup that occurred in the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel this morning.
I-84 pileup

Troopers: Dust storm caused fatal multi-truck pileup

Idaho State Police say that a sudden dust storm contributed to a deadly pileup crash yesterday afternoon.

Severe traffic backups reported after crash involving tanker truck

Wisconsin transportation officials are warning drivers to seek alternate routes after a crash involving a tanker truck shut down all lanes of a major interstate.
Teen trucker pilot program

FMCSA moves forward with under 21 truck driver pilot program

Today the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) officially announced their intentions to move forward with a plan that would allow teenagers to operate commercial vehicle interstate by asking for public comment...

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