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$95K awarded to truck driver in unsafe truck whistleblower case

A court has ordered a Chicago-based company to pay a driver nearly $100,000 in back wages after the company allegedly retaliated when the driver reported a workplace injury and an unsafe vehicle....

Trucker traffic woes continue as Memphis bridge repairs inch closer to completion

Traffic is still causing disruptions for truckers traveling through the Memphis area more than two months after the initial Interstate 40 bridge shut down.  The bridge was shut down...

Trucking company dumped 500+ gallons of spoiled milk down a storm drain, citizens allege

A Virginia trucking company has been accused of illegally dumping more than 500 gallons of curdled milk down a storm drain.  The incident happened on Wednesday, July 21st in...

Semi careens toward hotel in crash caused by car driver backing up after missing...

Firefighter in Indiana say that a semi truck driver crashed onto hotel property after striking a passenger vehicle backing up after the driver missed an exit.

Uber Freight announces blockbuster $2.25 billion acquisition and ‘a new era of logistics management’

On Thursday morning, Uber Freight announced plans to acquire one of the largest managed transportation and logistics networks in the world.

Suspect wanted in May and July interstate shootings targeting semis, video released

Arkansas police are on the hunt for a suspect who is wanted in two interstate shootings targeting truckers. On Wednesday afternoon, the Crittenden County Sheriff's Department based in...

‘Mass casualty’ crashes reported on PA Turnpike

Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) have confirmed that pileup crashes involving semi trucks occurred on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Wednesday afternoon. According to PSP, two crashes involving 8 vehicles...

Tennessean Truck Stop gives update after fire forced them to shut the doors

The owners of a popular Tennessee truck stop provided an update to their loyal customer base regarding future plans after an early morning fire forced them to close down.

Trucker responsible for striking a bridge so hard it shifted had expired license

The truck driver involved in an accident that shifted an entire overpass 6 feet has been officially cited.  The accident happened last week in Treutlen County, Georgia. 

Trucker wanted for sex-offenses caught after two-vehicle wreck

A truck driver wanted in Ohio for failure to register as a sex offended has been arrested after his involvement in a two-vehicle wreck.  The accident happened on Saturday,...

Company involved in oversized load bridge crash had previous violations, collisions

The trucking company involved in a bridge crash that will affect traffic in the area for months has been involved in five previous crashes and cited for multiple violations.

Tennessee truck crash ties up traffic, triggers massive cargo spill

Tennessee transportation officials are still working to clean up a huge amount of debris spilled during an early morning crash on Wednesday.

Man responsible for gas station, tanker truck chaos returns to the scene less than...

A man police say is responsible for causing a fire at a gas station in Oklahoma has been arrested after returning to the scene of the crime less than 24 hours later.

Off duty cop went above and beyond to aid a trucker ‘stuck in a...

An Ohio Sheriff's Deputy is garnering attention for the way he helped rescue a truck driver in a crashed semi that was leaking fuel while he was off duty.

Motorist’s unsafe merge sent a semi careening under an overpass

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) says that a car driver's bad merge maneuver was to blame for a crash in Sacramento on Monday morning. According to CHP, the...

18-year-old pilot makes emergency plane landing on major NJ highway

A young man successfully made an emergency plane landing without injury on a New Jersey highway on Monday.  The incident occurred on July 19th at around 12:30 p.m. near...
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