Trucking News

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Iowa DOT to reopen rest stop shuttered since November

The Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) plans to reopen a parking-only rest area next week.

Charred semi truck closes portion of highway for “extended amount of time”

Several lanes of a Tennessee highway have been shut down for cleanup of a multi vehicle wreck that left one semi truck charred and overturned.  The accident happened on...

Family settles for over $4.6M in death of man killed by drunken truck driver

The widow and children of a man killed by a drunken truck driver have settled for more than $4.6 million. Court records show that the victim’s widow and children...

Senator says GPS apps “really owe it to their customers” to implement truck route...

Connecticut Senator Blumenthal is calling on GPS app makers to do something about their faulty truck route directions after one too many semi trucks has struck low-clearance overpasses.  Blumenthal...

Police say brake failure to blame for warehouse crash that killed truck driver

Authorities in Washington state say that defective brakes triggered a fatal crash at a Pierce County warehouse on Monday morning. The incident occurred around 7:30 a.m. on April...

Clutch issue prompts recall of more than 6,000 semi trucks

More than 6,000 Freightliner Cascadias and Western Star 4700 semi trucks have been recalled due to an issue that could lead to clutch disengagement.  Daimler Trucks North America issued...

This driver watched a big rig roll by, slam into truck stop

A big rig rolled into a Petro Gas Station after a driver allegedly failed to pull his brakes before leaving his truck. The incident happened in Dupont, Pennsylvania...

Truck leaves messy cleanup after smashing into bridge

A truck was significantly damaged after it got stuck under an overpass bridge on Route 9 in Westboro, Massachusetts. The truck was headed eastbound on April 5 when...

Truck driver killed while tending to disabled rig

A truck driver is dead after being hit by a car in Vermont on Monday morning.  The accident happened at around 5:50 a.m. in Hartland, Vermont. 

Driver dumps blazing garbage in middle of highway

Traffic is backed up for miles in Maryland after a quick-thinking reaction from a truck driver left garbage strewn across the highway.  The incident happened on Monday, April 5th...

Trucker arrested over indecent exposure at hotel pool

A truck driver was arrested at a Michigan hotel over the weekend after an incident at a hotel pool.  The incident occurred on April 3rd at around 9 a.m....

Drivers miraculously uninjured after collision rips Honda completely in half

A car was ripped in half after pulling out in front of a tanker truck in Ohio on Monday morning.  The accident happened on April 5th in Champaign County,...

Trucker searching for owner of lost family photo

A trucker took to Reddit recently in a search for the owner of a well-loved photograph they found while OTR.  “Found at Lenova, Whitsett NC. Left it with shipping,”...

Trucker accused of soliciting sex from minor in exchange for marriage

A trucker was arrested recently after being accused of inappropriate behavior with a minor.  38-year-old Wigberto Berrios was taken into custody in Carroll County, Georgia over the Easter weekend...

This list of the worst Texas bottlenecks probably won’t surprise you

A recently released study revealing the country’s Top 100 worst bottlenecks lists a whopping 12 spots in Texas as some of the worst bottlenecks in the nation.  Of the...

Trapped motorist perishes in car fire after rear ending semi truck

A motorist was killed in a fiery wreck that closed a portion of Interstate 95 in Florida early on Monday morning.  The accident happened near Miami, Florida at around...
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