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Church, truckers team up to feed and clothe families in need

Five semi trucks stuffed with food, toys, and other essentials will be distributed throughout the state of Oklahoma this week . Feed the Children, a nonprofit aimed at eliminating...

Nebraska rest areas may be closed due to toilet paper theft

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) says that the restroom facilities at some I-80 rest areas may be periodically closed due to the lack of availability of toilet paper, but they are committed to staying open to provide truck parking.
Truck Yard Fire

At least five semi trucks destroyed in truck yard fire

Florida firefighters are investigating after five semi trucks caught fire in a truck yard this afternoon.

Who says trucking can’t be glamourous?: Driver shows Instagram worthy side of profession

Trucking isn't always pretty, but Shelby of Happiness by the Mile has made it her mission to showcase the glamourous and positive lifestyle she's created as a female trucker.
I-80 Altoona

More than 50 vehicles pile up in Iowa

Authorities in Iowa say that dozens of vehicles were involved in a pileup crash on Monday morning.

Truck driver background & drug test company launches COVID-19 screening service

A company that provides trucking companies with driver background checks and drug testing announced the launch of a new COVID-19 testing service.

Officials led to believe “it’s not all driver error” after section of road claims...

A truck hauling packages flipped into a muddy ditch in South Carolina on Wednesday, marking the third truck claimed by this section of road in the last five days. 

Overall traffic fatalities decline, but truck-involved fatalities increase — again

New data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicates that while overall traffic fatalities were down in 2019, fatal crashes involving large trucks increased.

Motorist’s ignored stop sign leads to fatal crash with tractor trailer

A motorist is dead after running a stop sign and crashing into the side of a moving semi truck on Tuesday afternoon.  The accident happened on December 8th at...

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...
I-95 Pileup

Maine interstate shut down for pileup involving dozens of vehicles

Maine State Police say that dozens of vehicles were involved in a serious pileup crash in Carmel this morning.

$60M in meth was seized at the US-Mexico border last week

More than $60 million worth of methamphetamine was seized at the US-Mexico border in Laredo last week.  The seizures occurred on October 27th and October 28th near the Laredo...
Missing Truck Driver

Be on the lookout for missing, sick truck driver

The Missing Truck Driver Alert Network (MTDAN) has issued a "Be on Lookout" request for a missing driver who is believed to be ill.

ELD provider Rand McNally still searching for solutions after systems go down

Days after customers first reported problems, Rand McNally is still trying to find a solution after they say that a "system upgrade" was the cause of major disruptions to their ELD devices.

Feds seize $3.5 million in cash, plus drugs, body armor, and ammo from California...

Federal agents arrested three people last week in "what is believed to be the largest single seizure of cash, narcotics and ammunition" in the Southern District of California.
I-44 Truck Explosion

50 years ago today, a sniper blew up a semi hauling 20 tons of...

Today marks the 49 year anniversary of one of the most explosive moments in trucking history.
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