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Strap failure blamed for big rig lumber spill in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Public Safety is pointing to strap failure and not load securement as the cause for a massive lumber spill that snarled traffic on Wednesday.

Money scattered across intersection after alleged drug dealer drives into side of moving semi...

A motorist is facing multiple drug charges after crashing into the side of a moving semi truck in Nebraska on Wednesday.  The accident happened on June 16th at around...

Police searching for rig that sideswiped trooper as he spoke with another driver

 The Massachusetts State Police are searching for a semi trick that sideswiped an officer as they spoke with another trucker on the side of the road.  The incident happened...

Love’s brings 100 new truck parking spaces to Georgia

This week, Love's Travel Stops opened a new truck stop in Dougherty County, Georgia.

Four state commercial vehicle crackdown starts next week

Law enforcement agencies in four southern states will be joining forces for a major enforcement effort designed to reduce commercial vehicle crashes.

Family says missing retired OTR driver with cancer may be at truck stop

A Georgia family is asking for help in locating a former truck driver who went missing while suffering from cancer.

Deputy awarded $1.4M for semi truck hit-and-run

A Florida Sheriff’s Deputy was awarded $1.4M for a semi truck hit-and-run accident that left him with lifelong injuries this week.  The accident happened in December 2015 in Bradford...

$6.5M worth of drugs discovered inside semi truck

A huge amount of a wide variety of drugs was discovered inside of a tractor trailer at the Texas, Mexico border this week.  The drugs were found on Monday,...

Memphis cops say 46 guns were stolen from a semi trailer at a Bass...

The Memphis Police Department (MPD) is asking for public help in locating suspects who stole dozens of firearms from a trailer at a business location. MPD responded to...

UPDATE: Truck driver who crashed into home believed to have drowned in river

Ohio authorities say that they discovered the body of a man in a river near the area where a semi truck crashed into a home on Wednesday morning.

Collision with deer tosses motorcyclist into path of oncoming semi truck

A motorcyclist is dead after striking a deer and sliding into the path of an oncoming semi truck in Minnesota early Tuesday morning.  The accident happened on June 15th...

Trucker abandons rig after smashing through cars, into house

Police are on the search for a trucker that fled the scene after crashing into a house in Ohio on Wednesday morning.  The incident happened on June 16th in...

Trucker’s intentional rollover saved a young man’s life, police say

A trucker’s evasive actions saved the life of a motorist who made a bad decision in Michigan early Monday.  The accident happened on June 14th at around 7:45 a.m....

Metal semi truck document holder mistaken for pipe bomb leads to evacuation

A metal document holder designed for installation on a semi truck was mistaken for a pipe bomb in Michigan on Tuesday, leading to the evacuation of a federal building. 

Collision with truck leaves car covered in wet cement

A car collided with a cement truck in upstate New York on Tuesday, spilling wet cement and injuring one.  The accident happened on June 15th at around 1:30 p.m....

Burning RV rolled into a semi truck, shutting down I-70

A semi truck and an RV were both heavily damaged by fire in an incident that snarled traffic on I-70 in Colorado on Tuesday morning. The incident occurred around...
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