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!

Dump truck appears to drive away without a scratch following wreck that obliterated semi...

A trucker was seriously injured after slamming into a dump truck in Wisconsin on Tuesday.  The accident happened on June 8th near Horicon just before 10 a.m.

Maryland truck stop to receive a major makeover

Plans for the renovation of a truck stop complex were okayed by the planning commission in Maryland this week.  The truck stop complex is located at 436 E. Main...

Trucker saves couple from burning house then “disappears”

An anonymous truck driver saved the lives of a couple in Utah early Tuesday after he noticed a house fire from across the road and jumped into action.  The...
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Connecticut lawmakers pass truck-only highway user tax

Connecticut lawmakers have ruled in favor of a bill to generate $90 million per year for road repairs by charging large commercial vehicles a roadway user fee

Trucker killed in chain-reaction crash triggered by a cow

Texas authorities have confirmed that a truck driver lost his life in a multi-vehicle crash in the eastern part of the state on Tuesday morning. The crash occurred...

President of Tesla Trucking steps down ahead of expected electric semi launch

A long time Tesla executive and recently appointed President of the Tesla Heavy Trucking unit has left the company ahead of the expected electric semi release.  Jerome Guillen started...

Four championship horses killed in multi-vehicle wreck involving semi truck

Four championship horses were killed in a serious multi-vehicle wreck in Louisiana on Sunday.  The accident happened on June 6th in Grosse Tete on eastbound Interstate 10. 

PETA to erect new billboard in honor of chickens lost in snapped strap incident

PETA will be placing a billboard near the site of a recent big rig accident involving chickens, according to a recent press release.  The accident in question happened on...

Motorists are getting “too comfortable” driving around semi trucks, Maine officials warn

More than 230 crashes involving semi trucks have already been recorded in Maine in 2021 alone, but state and city officials know that the truckers are not to blame - and that’s...

Dash cam captures major chain reaction crash that caused a box truck to topple

A motorist's dash cam captured a serious multi-vehicle crash in Sacramento on Monday morning.

‘Secure Your Load Day’ observance happening across the country this week

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, along with state governments and police forces, are urging drivers to pay extra close attention this week as part of National “Secure Your Load Day.”

Sacramento area will soon experience ‘worst closure ever’ starting Friday

A construction project that will fully close a four mile section of Highway 99 through Sacramento will begin on Friday night, and officials are warning locals to brace themselves. 

4 vehicle, 5 injury crash sends semi truck rolling into yard

A crash involving four vehicles, including a semi truck, sent one person to the hospital and injured four others in Colorado on Monday morning. The accident happened on June...

Multiple roads closed in Arizona for wildfires

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has closed several roads due to wildfires.

Navistar’s IT systems struck by cyberattack

U.S. truck maker Navistar disclosed that the company had fallen victim to a cyber security attack.

Construction worker airlifted after jumping off bridge to avoid crashing semi truck

A construction worker was seriously hurt on Thursday afternoon after jumping off a bridge to avoid a wreck involving a semi truck.  The incident happened on June 3rd at...
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