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!

Viral post highlights tragic consequences of cutting off trucks

A viral Facebook post about the death of a 26 year old truck driver earlier this year is serving as a sad reminder about the price that truckers often pay for other...
I-10 San Antonio

Truck driver dies after plummeting off I-10 overpass

Texas police say that a truck driver was killed this morning when his truck crashed off of an overpass onto a roadway below. The crash happened around 7...
THP Cruiser

Two TDOT contract workers killed, trooper hurt, in multi-vehicle crash

Tennessee transportation officials say that two workers were killed and a state trooper was hurt in a crash involving a semi truck early this morning.
$2.3 MILLION

New Jersey trucking owner headed to prison for $2.3 MILLION tax evasion scheme

A New Jersey trucking company owner was sentenced to federal prison after authorities discovered that he had schemed to avoid paying more than two million dollars in personal and corporate income tax.
Hillsboro

Police: Truck driver kidnapped and assaulted woman, fled, got stuck near railroad tracks

Oregon police say that a truck driver is facing numerous charges following a bizarre series of events involving kidnapping and drugs on Tuesday.
US 98

Police investigate multiple vehicle crash that killed trucker

Florida police are looking for answers after a serious crash involving multiple trucks that claimed the life of a truck driver yesterday.
CBD Gummies

Trucker sues company over CBD gummy candy

An Illinois trucker has filed suit against a CBD candy maker after he lost his job due to a failed drug test.
CHP Impaled Leg

CHP searching for big rig driver after woman’s leg is impaled

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) says that they're looking for a "big rig" driver after a car passenger's leg was impaled during an "unusual incident" on a south Sacramento roadway.

This week on the CDLLife App – November 4, 2019

If you’re not using the CDLLife App, here’s what you missed this week. What do drivers do when they have free time while waiting to load, unload, or on their...
Omnitracs

Omnitracs says most devices back on track after major ELD malfunction

One of the nation's largest Electronic Logging Device (ELD) providers has confirmed that a software malfunction forced a large number of truck drivers to abandon their devices and resort to paper logs.
Ethics Investigation

Watchdog group calls out lawmaker who wants to increase truck insurance minimums by 600%

A Pennsylvania congressman who tried to dramatically increase insurance requirements for commercial vehicle drivers was forced to amend two years worth of financial statements because of a watchdog group's call for an investigation into his wife's connection to a commercial truck accident law firm.
Ohio Trucker

Ohio truck driver ordered off the road after double fatal crash, drug test failures

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued an out of service order to a truck driver as a result of a string of multiple crashes coupled with multiple drug violations.
3 Days

Trucker was stuck on snowy road for three days before calling Wyoming police

Wyoming police say that a truck driver was stuck on an impassable road for days before he called for help. Local news outlet Oil City News reports that the...
Oklahoma Turnpike Speed Limit

Speed limits are going up on Oklahoma Turnpike — maybe

A new law allowing the increase of the speed limit on portions of the Oklahoma Turnpike will go into effect on Friday, but it could be months before higher speed limits are...
Black Mack

Black bulldog is the best part of the limited edition Mack Anthem

Mack Trucks debuted a new all black Mack Anthem this week at a truck show in Atlanta, Georgia. On October 28, Mack gave truck lovers a first look at...
Lemmon IGA

Truck driver found dead in burning semi in grocery store lot

South Dakota authorities have so far released few details about the death of a truck driver who was found in the cab of his burning truck on Wednesday morning.

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