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!

Indiana trooper helps trucker’s wife make a special roadside delivery

An Indiana State Trooper was on hand to help when a truck driver's wife suddenly went into labor while the two were on the road.

Here are the (many) road closures and CMV restrictions for the Presidential Inauguration

Federal authorities and transportation officials are shutting down multiple road amid heightened security for the Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday.

Driver inattention was the likely cause of pileup involving semis & snow plow in...

South Dakota authorities say that a truck driver may face charges following a pileup crash involving more than a dozen vehicles that left several people hurt on Monday.

First Lady thanks truck drivers who are ‘working to save lives’ amid pandemic

In a White House farewell speech on Monday, First Lady Melania Trump took a moment to thank the men and women of the trucking industry for their efforts to keep the country running during the COVID-19 crisis.

Trucker ‘dances for peace’ at Ohio inauguration protest

A popular figure in the trucking industry showed up to dance for peace and positivity at the Ohio Statehouse inauguration protest. It was easy to spot the Cincinnati...

Program trains truckers how to stay safe if they get stuck in a protest

A safety training provider has created a course specifically tailored to help keep truck drivers safe if they encounter highway protests.

PennDOT restricts trucks to right lane on several interstates, reduces speed limit for winter...

On Monday morning, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced several travel restrictions due to winter weather. On January 18, PennDOT opted to reduce speed limits to 45...

Multiple agencies are teaming up for three week I-70 blitz

Multiple law enforcement agencies in two states are taking part in an enforcement effort now through the end of January.

VIDEO: Military unit rolls through truck stop

A military unit was filmed rolling through a truck stop earlier this week, sparking conversation over what they might be doing.  The video was apparently filmed on January 11th,...

Random man charges tow truck driver with kitchen knife

A man was arrested Thursday after charging a tow truck driver with a large kitchen knife.  The incident happened on January 14th at around 12:49 a.m. in Lincoln, Nebraska. 

Terrifying brake failure leaves front end of bus literally hanging from overpass

An accordion bus was left hanging halfway off of an overpass in New York City Thursday night after a serious brake failure.   The accident happened on January 14th...

Nearly half of truck drivers are prone to sleep apnea, study reveals

A recent study found that 49% of commercial motor vehicle drivers could be at risk for obstructive sleep apnea. The new research concluded that drivers who participated in the study with...

Who says trucking can’t be glamourous?: Driver shows Instagram worthy side of profession

Trucking isn't always pretty, but Shelby of Happiness by the Mile has made it her mission to showcase the glamourous and positive lifestyle she's created as a female trucker.

WYDOT reports 18 semi trucks blown over during ‘wind event’

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) confirmed that a major wind storm caused multiple truck blowovers earlier this week.

Woman filmed hitching ride on semi trailer “might’ve done it a couple times before,”...

A woman was filmed hitching a ride on the back of a semi truck in Arkansas this week, and witnesses say she appeared as if she knew what she was doing. 

Top 5 riskiest roads for truckers — ranked

A trucking technology provider recently released a list of areas of risk for trucking fleets that includes the riskiest roads, states, and even times of day for truck drivers.
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