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!

Seven semis heavily damaged in overnight truck yard fire

Authorities in Washington state are investigating after multiple semi trucks were extensively damaged in an overnight fire.
3 Military Families

Semi full of belongings from 3 active military families stolen on Xmas

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) says that there is a happy ending for three military families who lost all of their belongings when the semi truck hauling them was stolen on Christmas Day.
PeopleNet

Drivers say they’re back on paper logs after ELD outage

A large number of truck drivers have reported that they are experiencing major functionality issues with their PeopleNet Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs).
Fleetwood

Texas trucking company shuts down on New Year’s Eve

A Texas-based trucking company ended 2019 by closing its doors for good, pointing to insurance costs as a reason for the closure.
Qwiktrip

Georgia QuikTrip crash leaves semi truck overturned, 10 vehicles damaged

Georgia police are investigating after a semi truck driver reportedly lost control following a collision with another vehicle, overturning and crashing into a gas station parking lot. The...
Tumbleweeds

Tumbleweed pileup traps cars and truck for hours

Washington State Police (WSP) say that multiple drivers were trapped for hours in a bizarre tumbleweed pileup on Tuesday.

A year in review – CDLLife App 2019

Happy New Year! Thank you all for making 2019 a success for the CDLLife App. As many of you know, we launched the app in March of 2019. We've come a long...
FMCSA 2019

FMCSA boasts about year’s ‘accomplishments’ in spite of a troubled 2019 for trucking

Yesterday, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) shared an end-of-the-year rundown of their "accomplishments" in 2019 that left several members of the trucking community confused and angry.
G&P

NFI buys South Carolina trucking company

This morning, logistics giant NFI announced that they have completed the acquisition of G&P Trucking Company, Inc.
Lubbock

Texas news crew captures semi plowing into pileup after being hit by SUV

A local news crew was filming as they were almost hit by an out of control semi truck in Texas on Friday.
GPS units for truck drivers.

Bill would require all big rigs to be equipped with GPS

A Virginia lawmaker recently introduced a bill that would require truck drivers to install and use a commercial GPS device.
45 Inmates

45 Florida inmates complete CDL training behind bars

Dozen of inmates at a Florida prison were recognized for completing their Commercial Drivers License (CDL) training at a recent graduation ceremony.
Trinity

Truckers out on the road for Christmas surprised by four year old

A group of drivers who weren't able to make it home for the holiday were surprised at a South Dakota truck stop by a "little trucker" who wanted to thank them and wish them a merry Christmas.
U.S. 23

Truck driver survives fiery crash into bridge

Michigan police say that a truck driver suffered only minor injuries in a violent collision with a bridge on Thursday afternoon.
Double Drug Test

FMCSA doubles the random drug test rate for truck drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will be dramatically increasing the number of random drug tests that will be administered to Commercial Drivers License (CDL) holders in 2020.
Grapevine

Trucker found dead in cab during winter storm on Grapevine

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is investigating the death of a truck driver found inside the cab of his truck on the Grapevine this morning.

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