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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!

Feds seize nearly $1 million worth of marijuana stashed in banana shipment

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently seized more than two tons of marijuana hidden in a fresh produce load at a Texas border crossing.

‘Hi-load’ truck hit pedestrian bridge, caused collapse, MDOT says

Michigan authorities are asking drivers to seek alternate routes after a pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a busy interstate Friday morning.

Trucker arrested months after allegedly stabbing fellow driver over parking spat

A truck driver who was accused of stabbing another trucker in November 2019 during a truck stop argument over parking was arrested earlier this month.

Instead of citations, troopers are handing out lunches to truckers during Coronavirus crisis

The Kentucky State Patrol (KSP) is doing their part to support truckers at the front lines of the fight against Coronavirus by handing out free lunches.

GPS data shows that truckers are driving much faster due to COVID-19 closures

New data released by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) shows that truckers are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by delivering the goods that Americans need -- at a much quicker than usual pace.
Roadcheck 2020

Nation’s biggest truck enforcement blitz postponed for Coronavirus

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced that they'll postpone their three day truck inspection campaign until a later date due to Coronavirus.

Truck stop suspends paid parking at all 17 locations for COVID-19

A popular truck stop chain has announced that it will provide free truck parking at all locations due to the COVID-19 crisis.

J.B. Hunt to pay truck drivers, staffers, Coronavirus bonus

One of the nation's largest trucking companies is rewarding drivers and supporting staff members who are on the front lines of the Coronavirus emergency with a bonus.

Trucker nearly brought to tears by the gratitude of strangers

A trucker hauling supplies during the Coronavirus crisis said that he had "a lump in my throat" after a beautiful interaction with a grateful family.

Family-owned Oklahoma trucking company to cease operations

An Oklahoma-based carrier announced that they'll be closing their doors for good this week after 77 years in operation.

Love’s announces new ‘full-service’ deli, coffee, and fountain drink stations for COVID-19

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread in the U.S., Love's Travel Stops recently unveiled several new store policy changes.
Peterbilt Recall

35,000 Peterbilts recalled for defect that could cause truck to catch fire

Tens of thousands of Peterbilt trucks have been recalled for a defect that could cause an electrical short circuit and a fire.

Major pileup shuts down I-80 in Wyoming

A winter weather pileup has closed both directions of a portion of I-80 in Wyoming, police say.

Group asks Trump to help truckers during Coronavirus emergency

As U.S. truckers push themselves to the limits to keep their country afloat during the Coronavirus crisis, one trucking group is asking the President to make changes to help the men and women behind the wheel.

Trucker dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound in cab

Police in Colorado say that a trucker took his own life while parked on an interstate off ramp in Pueblo.

High-profile driverless truck startup closes down for good

This week, the founder of one of the most high profile autonomous trucking startups announced that he is permanently shutting down operations.
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