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!

Trucking company honors fallen police officers with custom wrapped trucks

A trucking company in Louisiana has decided to honor police officer who have lost their lives on the job with a custom wrapped Freight liner Cascadia. The company, Frisard's Trucking, of Gramercy, Lousiana, says the...

Veteran trucker tells car drivers to ‘stay away’ — especially on icy roads

With ice storms a-plenty this winter season, a trucker with over 3 million miles under his belt has a message to drivers getting out on the icy roads - “give me more room!” This...

Pickup driver fails to defrost windshield, drives into semi truck

Idaho State Police reported that a driver of a pick up truck neglected to defrost her windshield before running a stop sign and T-boning a semi earlier this week. According to KXLY, the accident happened...

Truck driver recognized for saving fellow trucker moments before rig exploded

On Wendesday, February 6th, a truck driver was honored for his heroic actions that saved the life of a fellow trucker in December. The incident occurred back on December 8th, at the Coca Cola plant...

Medical waste spills onto roadway after strap breaks inside trailer

A broken strap is believed to have a caused medical waste spill on a road in Summit Township, Pennsylvania, on Thursday. It happened around 1:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, on the southbound lane of Peach...
Drunk pickup driver dragged 400 feet by big rig

Pick up driver arrested after getting stuck under semi, dragged for 400 feet

A pickup truck driver is facing DUI charges after a frightening crash with a semi truck on a New Hampshire roadway.
Woman charged after firing multiple shots at truck stop during parking dispute

Woman charged after firing multiple shots at truck stop during parking dispute

A woman is facing multiple serious charges after she fired several shots at a man during an argument about parking at a Pennsylvania truck stop. 
I-69 Potholes

Troopers drop speed limit on 14 miles of interstate for ‘tire bursting potholes’

Indiana officials say that potholes have become such a problem on one interstate that they'll be dramatically reducing the recommended speed limit this weekend.
Shortcut

Pedestrian injured after taking a ‘shortcut’ under tractor trailer

A New Jersey man is in the hospital after he attempted to take a 'shortcut' under a semi truck at a gas station this week. 
I-81 homicide

Police tap truckers to help them solve homicide mystery

Pennsylvania police hope that truck drivers will hold the key to helping them solve a homicide that happened alongside a busy interstate this week.
Video of a tractor trailer sliding helplessly will remind you that ice is no joke

Freezing rain causes tractor trailer to slide helplessly on interstate

A motorist captured unnerving footage of a semi truck that lost control on an icy New York roadway this morning. The video was captured by Facebook user Yolanda Zaid on northbound I-190 in Buffalo, New York...
Slow Roll

Truckers ‘slow roll’ through Texas to protest regulations

A group of truck drivers protesting against various trucking industry regulations demonstrated on a north Texas highway today.
Hemp?

Company says ‘it’s not pot’, sues Idaho State Police

A company has filed a lawsuit against state and local authorities after they say that a truckload of industrial hemp was wrongly identified as marijuana. 
A truck driver and the load of cattle that he was hauling almost ended up in a river in Washington State this week.

Cattle truck almost ends up in river after driver swerves to avoid skidding car

A truck driver and the load of cattle that he was hauling almost ended up in a river in Washington State this week.
ELD Bills

Lawmaker reportedly plans to reintroduce bills to exempt small carriers from ELDs

A new report suggests that a Minnesota lawmaker has plans to reintroduce two bills that would exempt some truckers from ELD regulation requirements. 
Tennessee Gun Law

New bill would expand ‘stand your ground’ gun rights

A Tennessee lawmaker recently introduced new "stand your ground" legislation that would strengthen protections for those who use deadly force to defend themselves from civil or criminal prosecution. 

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