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Three trucks hit this 12’0″ Kansas City bridge in just five days

The Kansas City Police Department says that trucks just keep battering a low bridge nicknamed the "truck stop." Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say that three trucks hit the...

VIDEO: Motorist narrowly escapes T-boning from red-light-running truck driver

A motorist’s dash cam captured the near-collision between a car and a semi truck at an intersection in Canada recently.  The video was shot just before 3:30 p.m. on...

500 families-in-need will receive a Thanksgiving turkey thanks to this selfless trucker

A Texas truck driver is continuing his 20-year tradition of donating Thanksgiving meals to those in need thanks to support from the community.  Texan and truck driver Darryn Carabeno...

This trucker is spreading the love for his soon-to-retire trucking pops

A truck driver and CDLLife App member is sending off his pops in style as the eve of his retirement approaches.  “How much love can my 75 year old...

Man “frightened” by merging semi truck facing charges following subsequent fatal crash

A 19-year-old is facing up to 31 years in prison for a crash involving two semi trucks that killed a young woman.  Cortez Moore was charged on November 16th...

CDC updates COVID-19 guidelines for OTR truckers as pandemic worsens

As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued new guidelines for long-haul truckers to try to slow the spread of the disease.
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Indiana college offers ‘nation’s first’ CDL training program covered by federal student loans

A cluster of community colleges in Indiana are offering a truck driver training program that is eligible for federal student loans. The "CDL+" curriculum was introduced by Ivy...

Passing motorist saved ‘slumped over’ truck driver from certain death, doctors say

A truck driver’s life was saved early Friday morning as a passing motorist noticed him “slumped over” in his rig.  The incident happened on November 20th near Bowling Green,...

Truck driver weaves tale of kidnapped wife as excuse for smuggling weed into US

A man has been sentenced to three years in prison after attempting to smuggle weed into the US as a way to save the life of his apparently kidnapped wife. 

Chapter 11 filed for Michigan-based trucking company

A Michigan-based trucking company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week, adding to a growing list of failing trucking companies in the wake of COVID-19.  DIS Transportation LLC and...

Semi rear-ended Louisiana trooper before hazmat explosion, police say

A Louisiana trooper and a truck driver were both hospitalized following a serious crash on I-12 early Friday morning.

Thieves pose as truck drivers in “highly sophisticated” nut heist

Two men are awaiting trial after allegedly posing as truck drivers at a nut distribution center and attempting to steal $200,000 worth of pistachios.  The attempted robbery occurred on...

Maine trooper saves the day by pushing disabled big rig off bridge with cruiser

When a semi truck broke down on a Maine bridge during rush hour, a state trooper pulled out a unique solution to get traffic flowing again.

Truck driver killed by own rig

A truck driver was run over by his own rig in Laredo earlier this week.  The incident occurred on Tuesday, November 17th at around 2:30 p.m. near Laredo, Texas. 

Trucker fined $400 for parking on her own property

A Texas town has issued a hefty fine to a truck driver for parking her big rig at her home.

Steel beam pierces bus window after big rig’s misjudged turn

A bus driver was taken to the hospital Wednesday after a steel beam crashed through his passenger side window.  The accident happened on November 18th at around 10:15 a.m....
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