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!

Trucker hauling racehorses hurt after colliding with airplane

A truck driver hauling horses was injured yesterday after a collision with a plane at a Kentucky airport.

Major private truck fleet event cancelled for COVID-19 crisis

Event organizers with a major trucking conference have decided to cancel over fears of COVID-19/Coronavirus.

One of the nation’s largest trucking shows cancelled for Coronavirus

Just hours after assuring attendees that the 2020 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) would go on as planned, event organizers have confirmed that the show is canceled.

Maine cops call out truck driver who followed GPS onto muddy rural road

A sheriff's department in Maine is warning drivers not to trust their GPS devices on rural roadways after a truck driver got stuck in deep mud.

Six state ‘high volume traffic enforcement’ kicks off Thursday

Troopers in six states are conducting a driver-focused enforcement effort intended to nab criminals starting on Thursday.

California intermodal carrier laid off 145 truck drivers amid Coronavirus slowdown

A California-based trucking company recently laid off about half of their truck drivers as panic over the spreading Coronavirus has taken a toll on international shipping and caused a dramatic drop in cargo volumes at Los Angeles ports.

IndyCar hauler goes up in flames on Florida interstate

A truck hauling a race car bound for the Firestone Grand Prix in St. Petersburg caught fire en route on Wednesday morning.

Fire truck and semi crash on Arkansas interstate

Four firefighters and a truck driver were injured last night in a crash in Arkansas. The crash occurred around 7 p.m. on March 9 on I-55 near Marion,...

Missouri company to deploy 62 two-truck autonomous convoys on existing freight routes

A Missouri-based trucking company has entered into a multi-year pilot program with a trucking technology company that provides "human-guided autonomous convoying."
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Nebraska truck stop opens, brings dozens of truck parking spaces

On Monday, Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores opened a new location in Nebraska.

‘Groundbreaking’ bill to provide federal funding for more truck parking

Last week, lawmakers introduced major bipartisan legislation that would provide funding to create more truck parking spaces.

Jet fuel tanker driver dies two weeks after Indianapolis crash, explosions

A tanker truck driver involved in a crash that resulted in a massive explosion and fire on an Indianapolis interstate last month has passed away from his injuries.
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Organizers of major truck show prep for coronavirus possibilities

Organizers with the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) say that they'll move forward with the event later this month but will take precautions against the spread of coronavirus.

Watch a runaway milk tanker plow through at least five parked cars

Security cameras were rolling early this morning when a milk tanker truck crashed through a line of parked cars in California.
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There’s no truck parking for 10 days at this Love’s because of Bike Week

Love's Travel Stops is warning truckers to make alternate parking plans to accommodate the yearly Bike Week festival at a Florida location.

Trucker’s family searches for dog who went missing in massive I-80 pileup

A trucker who was injured in a massive pileup on I-80 in Wyoming on Sunday is desperately hoping to find his furry co-pilot who went missing during the crash.
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