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Make CDLLife your own -- Guest posts and videos wanted!

Make CDLLife your own — Guest posts and videos wanted!

Do you have a story that you want to share? An unbelievable dash cam video that everyone else on CDLLife needs to see? An opinion on a new regulation? Don't keep it to yourself! If you've...
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Driver Endures Three-Hour Extrication In Grand Rapids, Michigan

Grand Rapids, Michigan emergency crews spent over three hours extricating a driver (carrying peat moss) who was pinned facing the pavement in his truck on Thursday morning (October 9th).
OOIDA Asks FMCSA To Extend Certified Medical Examiner Deadline

FMCSA To Drivers: Certified Medical Examiner Rule Now In Effect

The FMCSA's new Certified Medical Examiner rule went into effect today. The FMCSA issued a press release, reminding drivers that beginning today, all USDOT driver physicals must be performed by a doctor form the Certified Medical Examiner's Registry.
OOIDA President, CEO, Jim Johnston passes away at age 78

OOIDA President, CEO, Jim Johnston passes away at age 78

Today the trucking community is mourning the loss of Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) President and CEO Jim Johnston, who lost his life to lung cancer. Johnston passed away at his home in Grain Valley, Missouri, following...
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Monarch Pass Closed For Several Hours

Stage Three of the USA Pro Challenge is taking the riders 96 miles from Gunnison over 11,312 foot Monarch Pass to Salida, and then back to Monarch Pass, with a finish atop Monarch Mountain.
Trucker arrested after leaving a trail of destruction through Omaha neighborhood

Trucker arrested after leaving a trail of destruction through Omaha neighborhood

A truck driver is facing numerous charges after he led Omaha, Nebraska, police on a chase after he crashed into a building. Police start pursuit after truck driver hits garage https://t.co/1fHO2n3kE2 pic.twitter.com/9tIdMprOED — KETV NewsWatch 7...

Mayflower Truck Caught Smuggling Drugs Through Cranbury

Two California men have been arrested for smuggling drugs (allegedly) along the New Jersey Turnpike. Does all this talk of Cranbury and Mayflower have anyone else wanting to make a Thanksgiving joke? The Mayflower truck (owned...
Semi Clips Snowplow, Sends It Crashing Down 300 Foot Embankmentvideo

VIDEO: Semi Clips Snowplow, Sends It Crashing Down 300 Foot Embankment

The Utah Department of Transportation shared this terrifying video as a reminder to give snowplows plenty of room. The incident happened yesterday just before noon in Spanish Fork Canyon. The snowplow driver, Terry Jacobson, was taken to...
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Truck Drivers Are Taking Their Concerns To The White House

Are you fed up with regulations? Do something about it.
Tanker Explosion Race Trackvideo

VIDEO: Tanker Explosion At Speedway International, Flames Seen And Felt For Miles

Watch raw footage of a Canadian tanker explosion that set off a series of explosions.
Ten Hurt In Fiery Multi-Vehicle Crash On I-35 In Fort Worth

Ten Hurt In Fiery Multi-Vehicle Crash On I-35 In Fort Worth

Ten people were hurt today in a multi-vehicle crash that shut down I-35 in Fort Worth. 9 hurt in fiery big rig crash on SB I-35W in FW; 4 of them hospitalized, one in critical condition,...

Daimler Trucks tests truck platooning on US roads

Daimler Trucks North America LLC said on Monday that they have received the go-ahead from the Oregon Department of Transportation to begin testing platoon technology on Oregon roads. What is platooning? Platooning is when two trucks...
Connecticut Police Release Video Of Truck Vs. Pickup Crashvideo

Connecticut Police Release Video Of Truck Vs. Pickup Crash

The East Windsor Police Department released video of a crash today to remind drivers that stopping in the break down lane can be dangerous. The crash happened on Route 5 on Tuesday. The pickup truck...
VIDEO: Police seek big rig driver involved in violent hit and run in Loma Linda

VIDEO: Police seek big rig driver involved in violent hit and run in Loma...

California police are searching for the driver of a big rig involved in a crash that injured three people in Loma Linda last month. Police Seek Hit and Run Truck Driver The crash happened just before...
Nebraska Troopers Spring Second Surprise Truck Inspection Blitz In Two Days

Brake Safety Week 2014: Coming Soon

The annual CVSA Brake Safety Week is right around the corner.
Trucker Pursues And Fatally Strikes Man Who Stole His 18 Wheeler

Trucker Pursues And Fatally Strikes Man Who Stole His 18 Wheeler

Fort Worth police say that a trucker pursued his stolen 18 wheeler in a pickup truck and then fatally struck the alleged truck thief early this morning. 18 Wheeler Stolen From Business, Owner Pursues According to...

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