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Shots fired at truck stop, woman killed, before man found dead in rolled semi...

Texas police have released new information on a bizarre shooting and truck crash that left a man dead in San Antonio early this morning.

Dashcam footage reveals truth after merging car files faulty insurance claim to blame semi

A woman filed an insurance claim within an hour of crashing into a semi, stating she wasn't at fault after merging in front of the driver on a busy road in Sydney,...
Equipment Failure

Man Succumbs To Injuries After Detached Trailer Hits Car Head-On

UPDATE 3:15 P.M. August 20---------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police have confirmed that a man lost his life as a result of injuries sustained when a trailer detached from a semi...

Truckers – These Are the Most Dangerous Cities

2020 has been a rough year for the trucking industry. Truck drivers have been on the front line of Covid, protests have shut down most major cities, and are now many...

Another Trucking Company Shuts Its Doors Due to Coronavirus

An Oklahoma trucking company shut its doors this week, citing coronavirus and a failed "sale of the business" as the cause.
Tanks

Pennsylvania hauler tapped to bring tanks for 4th of July celebration

The White House recently called on a Pennsylvania trucking company to haul heavy military equipment for a Fourth of July celebration in Washington, D.C.

Truck driver ejected after fatal collision with train

A truck driver was killed over the weekend after his rig was struck by a train. The incident occurred on Saturday, September 26th at around 2:30 p.m. just south...
Didn't Notice

Police: Truck driver ‘didn’t notice’ slowed traffic before causing deadly I-65 pileup

Indiana State Police say that I-65 is closed for a multi-vehicle crash involving several semi trucks.

Cinderblock tossed off of NJ Turnpike overpass smashes semi truck

New Jersey State Police are investigating after a cinderblock was thrown off of an overpass at a semi truck, sending the driver to the hospital.
14 Trucks

Fourteen Trucks A Total Loss After Massive Fire

Fire officials are investigating after a New York trucking company lost more than a dozen trucks in a large fire on Tuesday.
Homeward Bound

Troopers team up with truckers to bring missing children home

The Washington State Patrol is teaming up with a trucking company to use semi trailers to try to bring missing children home.

Seventy-nine year old woman arrested for striking and killing truck driver

A woman has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a truck driver in Connecticut in March.
Car Hauler Canyon

Slick roads leave car hauler teetering on edge of canyon

The Washington State Patrol is currently working the scene of a terrifying truck crash.
Sleeping Driver Burned

Semi truck fire sparks brush fire, shuts down Arizona interstate

A truck caught fire on Interstate 17 in Arizona on Wednesday. The fire sparked a brush fire that shut down the interstate for several hours.
TuSimple

USPS tries out robot trucks to replace team truckers

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has announced that they are testing out driverless truck technology for hauling mail on a more than 20 hour route usually reserved for team truck drivers.

Tesla ready to ‘go all out’ in volume production of electric semi trucks

Tesla shares jumped above $1,000 this week when CEO Elon Musk said it was time to bring the electric Semi to "volume production" in a leaked memo sent to his employees. ...
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