Trucking News

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!

I-35

Major interstate closed for deadly shooting

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has closed down both directions of I-35 for a suspect shooting at vehicles.
Truck stop shooting ends in standoff with police

Trucker vs. trucker shooting leads to attempted murder charge

Illinois police have released more information about a weekend truck stop shooting that led to an armed standoff with police -- and attempted first degree homicide charges.
New Hampshire Roadcheck

New Hampshire troopers discover 1,205 violations during Roadcheck

The New Hampshire State Police have released the results from this week's International Roadcheck truck inspection blitz.
Trucker acted to stop mass shooter targeting truck drivers at Iowa rest area, truck stop

Man sentenced to up to 25 years for targeting truckers in mass shooting attempt

A man who admitted to targeting truck drivers with gunfire at an Iowa truck stop in 2018 has been sentenced to prison.
FMCSA Detention Time

FMCSA asks truckers how much of their time is wasted loading and unloading

The Federal Motor Carrie Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued a public call for truckers to deliver information on how much time they spend waiting to be loaded and unloaded.
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.
Outlaw Trucker

Troopers catch ‘outlaw’ trucker whose CDL expired 24 years ago

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recently shared a Facebook post about their encounter with a truck driver with a very-much-expired Commercial Drivers License (CDL).
ALA Trucking

Indiana trucking company to close for good, says owner

Dozens of truck drivers will be laid off by the end of the month as an Indiana-based trucking company will be shutting down for good. Anderson, Indiana-based trucking...
Feds Seek Trucker

Feds say trucker sped off during inspection, abandoned truck full of people

Border Patrol is asking for help from the public in locating a truck driver who they say fled a checkpoint and later abandoned his truck with dozens of people inside the trailer.
Black Smoke Matters MSNBC

‘Black Smoke Matters’ members appear on MSNBC to talk trucking troubles

A group of truckers known for working to organize protest activities to raise awareness about trucking issues was recently featured on a segment on MSNBC.
Police sideline 24% of trucks in single day inspection event

Police sideline 24% of trucks in single day inspection event

Maryland State Police say that they placed more than 100 trucks out of service during "one of their largest inspection operations of the year" conducted as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck.
Highland Transport

Trucking company to shut down 150 truck division

A large trucking company has announced that it is shutting down a subsidiary fleet due to poor financial performance.
Carolina Truck Driving School

Hundreds of truckers risk losing CDL after driving school fails to meet requirements

State officials recently sent out letters to inform hundreds of truck drivers that they must retake their driving tests or risk losing their Commercial Drivers Licenses (CDL) or even their jobs.
Tanker Explosion

Tanker driver survives loading dock jet fuel explosion

A tanker truck driver is lucky to be alive following an explosion and fire at an oil and chemical storage terminal in California this week.
Roadcheck

Yes, that 72 hour truck inspection blitz is happening this week

Like it or not, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA)'s 72 hour truck inspection blitz is happening this week.
MnDOT

Troopers rescue trucker after DOT cameras catch him swerving for miles

Minnesota troopers were able to provide help for a truck driver who was seen swerving across lanes for several miles this morning.

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