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Trucker faces DUI charges after crashing load of liquor

A truck driver who crashed his load of liquor into the back of another semi now faces multiple charges including a DUI. According to the North Dakota...

Crucial Memphis bridge will remain closed for at least a month and a half,...

The Hernando de Soto Bridge on Interstate 40 will remain closed for no less than six weeks, but could be shut down for as many as two months, according to state officials. 

Officers break cab windows, pull wrecked driver to safety

A woman was pulled from the cab of her wrecked truck by an officer who happened to be driving by the incident in West Virginia on Thursday morning.  The...

Load of beer spilled after motorist pulls out in front of moving semi truck

A load of beer was scattered across the highway in Texas on Thursday morning.  The accident happened on May 13th in Aransas Pass, Texas.  According to...

Man intentionally stumbles into side of moving semi-truck, shuts down interstate

A man suffered serious injuries and caused an Ohio interstate to shut down after he intentionally ran into the side of a moving semi-truck. The incident happened around 5:30...

Emergency I-40 bridge closure causing supply chain disruptions and headaches for truckers

The sudden emergency closure of a major bridge at the Arkansas/Tennessee border has already begun to affect the supply chain and traffic flow in the area.  The Interstate 40...

Controversial trucking-lawsuit bill advances through committee

A new law expected to protect trucking companies from lawsuits but potentially leave individual truckers exposed has advanced through committee this week.   The Senate Transportation Committee voted to advance...

Passing motorists report a “pretty decent smell” as truck hauling lemons burns on side...

A semi truck hauling lemons caught fire on Wednesday afternoon, causing traffic backups and an unusual fragrance.  The accident happened on May 12th at around 3:30 p.m. in Golden,...

WATCH: Moments before semi crash blocks I-4 in Orlando caught on dash cam

The motorist that allegedly caused a wreck that left a semi truck stretched across a Florida interstate was caught on a passing motorist’s dash cam on Tuesday. The accident...

Fuel supply concerns reasonable but not necessary in wake of pipeline cyber attack, experts...

Experts say that a critical fuel shortage is unlikely despite the recent cyber attack on a crucial pipeline that supplies the east coast, and the truckers transporting the fuel that remains agree. 

Driver questioned while pulling fire-damaged trailer on bare rims

Police stopped a semi truck hauling a severely damaged trailer in Pennsylvania on Tuesday evening.  The incident happened on May 11th near Blair County, Pennsylvania.  According...

Police investigating, making arrests in string of unrelated highway shootings SE of Nashville

Police are investigating a string of unrelated highway shootings southeast of Nashville in the last month.  So far, four suspects have been arrested, but many are still at large. 

Explosive-hauling semi truck forced off road by brake-checking motorist

A semi truck hauling explosives crashed in Maine on Tuesday, narrowly avoiding a disastrous situation.  The accident happened on Tuesday, May 11th near Sabattus, Maine at around 12:30 p.m.
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USDOT announces additional help for fuel haulers in 10 states affected by pipeline shutdown

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that 10 states will allow flexibility for overweight trucks to transport fuel on interstates and federal highways following the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack.

UPDATE: 9 vehicles involved in crash that forced driver to leap from flaming cab

A multi-vehicle wreck that forced a trucker to leap from his wrecked, flaming truck left four injured, police say.  The accident happened on Tuesday, May 11th in Boise, Idaho...

Officials order emergency shutdown of I-40 bridge after a crack is discovered

Transportation officials have shut down a major bridge at the Arkansas/Tennessee state line until further notice due to the discovery of a crack in the structure.
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