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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!

I-75 Florida

Florida interstate closes for deadly 3 truck crash

Florida transportation officials have shut down all southbound lanes of I-75 in Lake City for a fatal multi-vehicle crash.
4 trucking mandates

Trucking groups demand lawmakers defeat four ‘excessively burdensome’ bills

A group of 31 trucking and trade associations penned a letter to Congress asking for lawmakers to put a stop to four controversial bills.
Operation Safe Driver Week

46,752 citations issued during driver-focused blitz

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) has released results from this year's Operation Safe Driver Week enforcement effort. This year, Operation Safe Driver Week took place from July...
Sizzler

Semi truck hauling carnival ride overturns after being hit by car

Transportation officials in California are reporting heavy traffic delays caused by a multi-vehicle crash involving a semi truck transporting a carnival ride. The crash was reported around 1...
Bridge Collapse

Bridge collapse sends truck plummeting into creek

A truck driver is lucky to have walked away unscathed after a small bridge located on private property collapsed under his vehicle yesterday.

Seventy-nine year old woman arrested for striking and killing truck driver

A woman has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a truck driver in Connecticut in March.
Winsor Hill Hauling and Recycling Corporation

Trucking company owners sentenced for forcing truckers to falsify safety records

Two trucking company owners were sentenced on Monday in connection with a scheme to keep unsafe trucks on the road by telling their employees not to report safety issues.

This week on the CDLLife App – September 13, 2019

If you're not using the CDLLife App, here's what you missed this week What do drivers do when they have free time while waiting to load, unload, or on...
Steel Beams

Truck driver fatally crushed by steel beams in Florida warehouse

Florida authorities are investigating the death of a semi truck driver killed while making a delivery at a warehouse this morning.
What Truckers Love About Their Jobs

Here’s what truckers say they love about their jobs

Trucking can be really challenging some days -- but other days, you have to admit that it's actually kind of awesome.
Starke Truck Route

After 20 years of planning, the Starke Truck Route officially opens

The week, a new seven-mile long, four lane truck route officially opened in Florida.
I-12 Albany

Two perish in fiery multiple vehicle crash that shut down I-12

Louisiana transportation officials have advised that I-12 is shut down until further notice following a deadly multiple vehicle crash.
KTA Truck Parking

Kansas Turnpike rolls out system to help truckers find parking

This week, the Kansas Turnpike Authority debuted a new truck parking management system along with several other improvements to help truckers traveling through the state.
$2 Million Cocaine

‘Inconsistent’ log book leads to multi-million dollar cocaine discovery

Indiana police say that they arrested a truck driver and his passenger after discovering a large amount of cocaine inside their vehicle during a traffic stop.
$800K embezzlement scheme

Woman gets 5 years for embezzling $800K from trucking company

An Indiana woman has been sentenced for allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her trucking company employer.

Truck driver killed when his big rig plunged off I-5 bridge

Oregon State Police say that a truck driver fell to his death after crashing off of a bridge early this morning.

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