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!

420 Enforcement

Six states team up for 4/20 ‘impaired driving’ enforcement blitz

Law enforcement agencies across six state are planning a major enforcement campaign on a popular "stoner" holiday. 
Hepatitis A

Truck stop worker may have spread hepatitis A to customers for weeks

Health officials in Kentucky are warning truck stop patrons that they may have been exposed to hepatitis A because of an infected food worker.
California DMV

Trucking companies forced to operate ‘illegally’ after DMV printer glitch

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is blaming a six-week backlog of Motor Carrier Permits (MCP) on a broken printer and a software problem. For weeks, truckers have...
Montana Suspends Hours Of Service Regs In Face Of Winter Storm

Blizzard could dump up to two feet of snow on parts of the midwest

Weather watchers are warning that a winter weather storm is expected to dump large amounts of snow on upper midwestern states later this week.
Wrong way U-Haul driver causes fiery fatal crash with semi

Wrong way U-Haul driver causes fiery fatal crash with semi

Nevada police say that both directions of a highway are closed until further notice following a fatal crash involving a semi truck and a wrong way driver.

Man arrested for shooting a semi truck with a paintball gun

A twenty-year old Louisiana man has been arrested for allegedly firing a paintball gun at a moving semi truck.
Operation Incognito

Troopers to target distracted drivers with ‘Operation Incognito’

Tennessee police are launching a major enforcement campaign to catch distracted drivers in the act.
Trucker says he plunged off overpass to avoid a car that cut him off

Trucker says he plunged off overpass to avoid a car that cut him off

A truck driver is lucky to have survived after his 18 wheeler drove off of a Texas overpass and landed on the roadway below.
Trucker Sacrifice

Trucker killed in Arkansas explosion sacrificed himself to save others

A truck driver who lost his life in a hazmat explosion in Arkansas last week died trying to save as many people as possible, according to those at the scene.
Tesla Tricked

Hackers figured out how to make Tesla’s Autopilot steer into oncoming traffic

A group of Chinese hackers say that they can trick a Tesla on Autopilot into steering  into oncoming traffic with just three stickers. 
UPS Retirement

UPS truck driver retires after 6 million accident-free miles

An Atlanta UPS driver is retiring after 43 years on the road without a single crash.
Payroll Tax Fraud

Trucking company owner spent $730K in payroll taxes on vacations and gambling, say feds

A Pennsylvania trucking company owner is facing federal fraud and tax evasion charges after he reportedly deducted taxes from his employee's paychecks and spent the money on himself.
Semi Hits House

Wrong way pickup driver sends semi slamming into house

Police in Washington state say that a pickup truck driver is to blame for sending a semi truck crashing into a home early this morning.
Big Truck Wreck

Truckers fight back against ‘big truck wreck’ attorney billboards

A Louisiana trucking group is taking action against "billboard blight" -- especially those billboards advertising for "big truck wreck" lawyers -- by supporting new legislation in the state's House and Senate.
Officials say that they know what caused that major bridge collapse

Officials say that they know what caused that major bridge collapse

Transportation officials in Tennessee are placing the blame on an unknown trucker for a partial bridge collapse that has snarled traffic on a major interstate.
Army Vet trucker saves life

Soldier turned trucker saves a life while waiting to get unloaded, says company

A trucking company is sharing the story of how one of their drivers saved the life of a fellow truck driver.

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