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PennDOT truck travel restrictions start at 7 PM

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will begin weather-related travel restrictions starting on Monday evening. As winter weather is expected to bring icy conditions to Pennsylvania roadways, PennDOT...

Have you seen this driver’s missing furry co-pilot?

A truck driver and CDLLife App member is asking for help in finding their brand-new furry co-pilot after the pup fled the truck in Georgia.  According to App member...

The Young Street Bridge crashes just keep coming

Three semi trucks have crashed into bridge overpasses in the City of Tonawanda in just the last week, causing some serious damage to the trucks.  The three accidents occurred...

Truckers stuck in the Nebraska snowstorms are warning other drivers to STAY PUT

Truckers braving the Nebraska snowstorms are warning other drivers to STAY PUT A Winter Storm Warning has gone into effect for the eastern portion of Nebraska, and drivers stuck...

Watch dozens of semis convoy for fallen trucking company owner, veteran

A moving moment was caught on camera as dozens of semi trucks took part in a funeral convoy in Louisiana last week.

Woman yanked from cab after refusing to exit stolen semi truck

A woman is facing charges after being discovered inside of a stolen semi truck late last week.  The incident happened on Wednesday, January 20th in Roswell, New Mexico. 

Swarms of bees freed, killed after rig overturns

Swarms of bees were accidentally released in downtown San Antonio on Sunday after the semi truck hauling them overturned on the highway. The accident happened on January 24th at...

POLICE: Truck driver shot two motorists in possible road rage incident

Police are investigating a shooting between a truck driver and two people in a pickup in Georgia on Monday morning.  The incident happened at around 9:45 a.m. on January...

Unexplained shooting sends fatally wounded motorist crashing into moving semi truck

One person is dead after a fatal shooting left a motorist incapacitated, sending their vehicle into a moving semi truck.  The incident occurred on Sunday, January 24th at around...
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UPS Freight sold to Canadian mega carrier for $800 million

On Monday, a Canadian mega carrier announced the acquisition of one of the largest trucking groups in the U.S. On January 25, TFI International Inc. announced that the...

“Haul your blues away” with this new trucking-themed single

Simon Flory, a Fort Worth, Texas based singer-songwriter has released a new single about the human condition - and also semi trucks.  Flory’s “Peter Mack Built a Semi Truck”...

Experts say that batteries are ready for long-haul trucking – Here’s why

Experts in the clean energy industry are claiming that batteries are ready to support long-haul trucking, but there are a few catches. Of the approximately 25 potential long-range, zero-emission...

COVID-19 hit this driver’s family hard, now he wants to spread awareness

Truck driver Steve Fortin and his family recently recovered from a tough battle with COVID-19, now he wants to spread awareness about how serious this virus can really be. 

4000+ Freightliner trucks recalled for defective steer tires

Daimler Trucks North America has recalled more than 4000 trucks due to a potential defect in their steer tires.  The recall encompasses 2020-2022 Freightliner Cascadia sleeper trucks with  Bridgestone...

Trucker beaten with pipe by fellow driver while attempting to refill truck stop fuel...

A tanker driver was attacked and beaten by another trucker while attempting to deliver fuel at a truck stop in Utah on Thursday.  The altercation occurred on January 21st...

Biden Administration’s “diverse and experienced” USDOT team members announced

The Biden Administration has announced key members of its US Department of Transportation Leadership this week.  The appointees were announced by USDOT on Thursday, January 21st and are being...
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