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Driver successfully detaches flaming trailer before cab can ignite

A truck driver was able to detach a flaming trailer from his tractor in Utah early Friday morning, preventing major damage to the cab and potentially himself. The fire...

Georgia police using laser technology to nab tailgating truckers

The Georgia Department of Public safety said in a Facebook post that they used laser technology to nab a tailgating trucker. "Yesterday, Region 6 conducted a Stop the...
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New Jersey town plans to ban Jake Brakes, proposes fines and jail time for...

A law proposing the ban of Jake Brakes on local streets in Haledon, New Jersey is expected to pass this week. Steep hills that run throughout the north and...

Truck driver’s COVID 19 recovery is a “miracle”

A North Carolina truck driver was released from his 85 day hospital stay this week after what doctors are calling a “miracle” recovery.  Leigh Thompson says her husband first...
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Proposed land rezoning for truck stop receives backlash from local residents

Residents in Park City, Kansas voiced their opinions earlier this week in opposition to a truck stop being built in their neighborhood. Approximately 30 people attended the...

Motorhome towed down Kansas highway on makeshift trailer

A 38 foot motorhome was spotted being hauled in an unusual way down a Kansas highway. A picture that showed the motorhome being pulled by an SUV with...

Largest American flag in Washington state flies proudly at truck stop

Shree’s Truck Stop in Thorp, Washington is patriotically showing off the largest American flag in the state at their newest location. The massive flag was installed on-site earlier this...

Utah installs catch-net cable system to solve runaway truck problem

The Utah Department of Transportation has installed a new system of catch-net cables on U.S. 89 in an attempt to stop runaway trucks. The system is...

Suspect in fatal double shooting at truck stop indicted on murder charges

A man allegedly responsible for a deadly double shooting at a truck stop in Florida has been indicted on first-degree murder charges. The State Attorney’s Office announced the indictment...

COVID Claims yet another truck show scheduled for 2021

Officials have already cancelled the 2021 Work Truck Show amid concerns surrounding the persisting COVID 19 pandemic.  NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, has chosen to cancel...
Trucker Dead For Four Days Before Trooper Finds Body In Parked Rig

Young truck driver found deceased in his truck at Walmart parking lot

A truck driver, in his thirties, was found deceased in his truck at a Peoria, Illinois Walmart on Tuesday night. According to the local ABC news station, authorities...

Police ticket 32 drivers for using phones to record fatal 3 semi truck crash

Thirty-two people were ticketed for using their cellphones to take pictures or videos of a three-truck crash that claimed the life of a truck driver on Wednesday. ...

Police officers now facing lawsuit for using “excessive force” against a truck driver

Immunity for three police officers accused of using excessive force against a truck driver has been revoked following a federal appeals court judge ruling.  The initial altercation occurred in...

Truck hauls home over makeshift bridge made of hay bales and tires

You won't believe this! It's truly unbelievable that a truck, hauling a mobile home, made it across a makeshift bridge of hay bales, tires, logs and plywood, but...

Man accused of murdering female trucker in Alabama said Trump made him do it

The man accused of murdering truck driver Christine Summers in Alabama on August 19, 2020 allegedly told the officers who arrested him that Trump made him do it.

Drivers urged to stay off of I-90 in Montana following ‘multiple’ semi truck accidents

Motorists are being asked to avoid portions of Interstate 90 in Montana, in both directions, after multiple weather-related accidents have occurred. According to a the Sweet Grass Co...
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