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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!

Four rig pile up caused by trucker who “wasn’t sure” if the rig ahead...

A four semi truck pile-up caused only minor injuries in West Virginia early on Friday morning.  The chain-reaction crash happened on July 2nd in Berkeley County on Interstate 81...

A hunk of metal almost took this truck driver out…

A truck driver narrowly escaped injury Wednesday after a flying hunk of metal crashed through their windshield.  CDLLife App User Mark V. made this post to the App on...

Trucker faces DUI charges after crashing load of liquor

A truck driver who crashed his load of liquor into the back of another semi now faces multiple charges including a DUI. According to the North Dakota...
10-4 Protest

Trucking protests throughout history: What’s going to happen now?

As news surrounding a potential upcoming trucker strike gains traction, many are wondering what impact, if any, the demonstrations will have on the trucking industry, and even the country at large. 
KY Bridge

Month-long, 82-mile truck detour begins Saturday

Starting Saturday, truck drivers traveling through Kentucky may be forced to take an 82-mile detour. Beginning, Saturday, August 1, at 6:30 am, contractors for the Kentucky Transportation...
$2.3 MILLION

New Jersey trucking owner headed to prison for $2.3 MILLION tax evasion scheme

A New Jersey trucking company owner was sentenced to federal prison after authorities discovered that he had schemed to avoid paying more than two million dollars in personal and corporate income tax.

Troopers yank trucker out of burning truck seconds before explosion

New Jersey State Police shared body cam video of a trooper's rescue of a truck driver on Monday.

Driver fatally shot while barricading himself in semi truck

A truck driver was shot and killed at his own home in New Mexico over the weekend.  The incident occurred on March 21st in Midway, New Mexico. 

Trucking manager stole, sold $600,000+ in truck tires to “facilitate his drug addiction”

The former manager of an Illinois trucking company has pleaded guilty to stealing supplies from the company in order to sell them for personal gain.  The scheme was carried...

This week on the CDLLife App — November 19, 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 their...

Police now say fatal truck crash was caused by abandoned car

Car driver ran away on foot after causing crash that killed truck driver, police say

Six state ‘high volume traffic enforcement’ kicks off Thursday

Troopers in six states are conducting a driver-focused enforcement effort intended to nab criminals starting on Thursday.
Trump

Broker group responds to Trump allegation of ‘price gouging’ truckers

Soon after President Trump appeared on Fox News and said that U.S. truckers are the victims of price gouging, one of the nation's largest third party logistics organizations fired back.

Truck Driver plummets 30 feet while exiting wrecked rig

A Missouri truck driver involved in a minor wreck was injured Monday while exiting his rig.  The incident happened early morning on October 21st in Tipton Ford, Missouri. 
Probably Fatal

Car driver in a hurry avoids a (probably fatal) semi truck crash by a...

An impatient motorist who illegally passes a semi truck comes close to meeting his maker in this hair-raising dash cam clip.

Gunman still at large after trucking yard shooting

A gunman is still at large after fatally shooting a man at a trucking yard early Friday morning.  The incident occurred at around 6:50 a.m. in the Queen St....
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