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!

Cops in Kentucky town volunteer to grab grub for truckers amid COVID-19 restaurant shutdown

Truckers around the country are giving thanks to a Kentucky police department who have offered to go above and beyond to make sure that drivers get fed.

Nebraska rest areas may be closed due to toilet paper theft

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) says that the restroom facilities at some I-80 rest areas may be periodically closed due to the lack of availability of toilet paper, but they are committed to staying open to provide truck parking.
Truck Stops

FMCSA to truck stops: ‘Remain open 24 hours’

In the midst of the Coronavirus crisis, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has demanded that truck stops stay open to serve the men and women of the trucking industry who...

Without trucks, America stops — especially during a pandemic

Thanks to the Coronavirus, many Americans who never bothered to think about the trucking industry are now getting a first hand lesson in truck driver appreciation.

Trucker dies in crash that shut down Knoxville interstate for hours

The Knoxville Police Department says that a trucker was killed after losing control of his vehicle in a Tuesday morning crash.

Trucker expected to survive fuel tanker fire and explosion

Arizona authorities say that a truck driver was hurt but is expected to survive a major fuel tanker truck explosion on Monday.

19 states shut down all dine-in restaurants, leaving truckers with fewer food options

During the Coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis, multiple states are closing or restricting restaurants and bars, meaning that truckers delivering the essential supplies that Americans need could go hungry themselves.

Pennsylvania Rest Areas and Welcome Centers Closed

Yesterday afternoon, PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike announced that rest areas and welcome centers are being shut down. "All PennDOT rest areas and welcome centers statewide will...

Coronavirus is spreading. Here’s how truck stops are responding.

As COVID-19 cases spread throughout the U.S., the nation's truck stops are responding with major policy changes.

Texas waives overweight and alcohol trucking regulations for COVID-19

Authorities in Texas have waived several key trucking regulations in hopes of speeding up deliveries within the state.

FMCSA thanks truckers for coming to the rescue during COVID-19 outbreak

Shortly after issuing a nationwide Hours of Service regulation waiver for truckers hauling Coronavirus relief supplies, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) took a moment to thank the men and women of the trucking industry for coming to the aid of a nation in crisis.

Covid-19: Truckers are at the frontline — Here’s what they’re seeing

Amid the crisis, truck drivers are working around the clock to keep grocery shelves and medical supplies stocked, and as consumers stock up and begin hoard products, truckers are working hard to...

Cop reportedly crashes into truck after glancing down at computer

A San Antonio police officer was injured early this morning after he reportedly crashed into a truck moments after looking at his laptop computer.

California gets nearly 70 new truck parking spaces with new Flying J store

The Pilot Company recently opened a new Flying J truck stop in California.

FMCSA postpones safety summit to address rising trucker deaths over virus fears

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is postponing a trucking safety summit that was scheduled for next week over worries about the spread of COVID-19/Coronavirus.

Walmart truck driver honored for 4 million safe miles

A Mississippi truck driver was recently honored by his company for hitting an impressive safety milestone.
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