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Three protesters arrested after causing 7 mile backup on Indiana highway

Indiana State Police (ISP) say that they arrested three men after a protest activity resulted in miles-long backups on a highway on Wednesday.

GPS lead truck drivers astray once again

Truck drivers looking to avoid a recent toll raise on a West Virginia interstate are leaning on their GPS for guidance, but the new GPS-guided route has residents and local police concerned. 

Ohio city gets a new ‘Truck World’ location

An Ohio-based truck stop chain recently opened the doors of a new location

Here are 5 upcoming dates all truckers need to know

Having trouble remembering what DOT blitz is happening when? Or when your taxes are due? How about when the new HOS rules go into effect?
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Iowa unveils plan to shut down 8 rest areas, add nearly 250 truck parking...

The Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) will be closing down multiple rest area locations while also adding hundreds of truck parking spaces to their network.

Truckers urge new regulations to protect citizens, profits from Mexican carriers “not held to...

Two prominent trucking groups are requesting that the government accelerate the adoption of new trade laws in order to “protect the industry” from Mexico-based carriers “not held to the same standards," reports...

Truck driver killed after mysteriously exiting rig in middle of 3-lane highway

A truck driver was killed Thursday morning after parking and exiting his semi truck on a busy Illinois highway.  The incident occurred on August 13th at approximately 10 a.m....

Cops say motorists forced an oversized load driver off route, leaving him stuck

A truck driver hauling a windmill part found himself stuck in an intersection in Iowa on Thursday -- and police say that motorists are to blame.

Trucker defends himself with a cigarette after Florida man climbs on steps

A Florida man is facing charges after an alleged road rage incident involving a truck driver. The incident occurred on Thursday, August 13, in Brevard County, Florida.

Police puzzled after finding unattended truck ablaze

Minnesota police are working to learn more after discovering an unoccupied semi truck burning along the shoulder of a roadway.

Colorado police looking for truck driver involved in road rage incident

Colorado State Patrol are searching for witnesses to a possible road rage incident involving a semi truck and a Buick. The road rage incident resulted in a crash that injured the passenger...

Suspects finally identified for July’s windshield-shattering, brick-throwing cases

Suspects have been identified in two brick-throwing cases reported in Pennsylvania last month, state police say.  The incidents occurred on July 7th along Interstate 70 near the North Belle...
Truck Driver Found Dead in Cab

Deceased truck driver went unnoticed at shipper

A truck driver was found deceased in his truck at a Hillsboro, Kansas company. According to the Hillsboro Star-Journal, the truck driver, Joseph Gruba, was found at the...
Iowa 80 Trucking Museum Holds Official Flag Dedication Ceremony

Nearly 80% of truckers say they’re boycotting professional sports that allow kneeling during the...

Nearly eighty percent of truck drivers say they're boycotting sports that allow their players or teams to kneel during the national anthem, according to a CDLLife App poll.

I-5 shooter still at large, more than a dozen vehicles targeted

Oregon State Police (OSP) have issued a new warning after a shooter continues to take aim at vehicles on a busy interstate.

Agency warns of fake COVID-19 texts being sent to truck drivers

Cross-border truckers beware -- authorities have issued warning about scam text messages being sent to truck drivers.
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