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!

Family-owned truck stop to offer free Thanksgiving dinner to CDL holders

Family-run truck stop serving up free Thanksgiving dinner for truckers

A truck stop in the greater Chicago area will once again be offering a free Thanksgiving dinner to truckers who will be on the road during the holiday.

Teen spending 24/7 on top of a semi to buy a new truck for...

A teen in Florida hopes to haul in a truckload of money for a charity by spending a week on top of a truck. Fourteen year old Carson...
Miller Time

Beer truck thief sentenced to 20 years

On Friday, Texas authorities announced that a man who stole and totaled a Miller Lite beer truck was sentenced to decades in prison.
I-70 Pileup Driver

Truck driver accused in fatal 28 vehicle pileup pleads not guilty

A truck driver accused of causing a multiple fatality pileup in Colorado earlier this year has pled not guilty.
Wisconsin Human Trafficking

Another state adds human trafficking training for truckers law

This week, Wisconsin became the latest state to add a law that enlists commercial vehicle drivers in the fight against human trafficking. On Wednesday, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers signed...
Racine County

Police: Car driver crashed into semi, fled, drove 4 miles without tire

Wisconsin police have issued multiple charges against a motorist following a hit and run crash with a semi truck.
Border Crossing

Truck’s manifest said ‘plastic garment hangers.’ CBP found 10 tons of pot instead.

A routine border crossing inspection turned into a massive drug bust at a California port of entry earlier this week.

Police seek suspect who beat trucker with pool cue

Arizona police are on the hunt for a suspect who they say severely beat a semi truck driver in September. On Wednesday, November 20, police in Glendale, Arizona,...
Farm Truck

Two children perish in fatal accident with grain truck

Indiana police are investigating after two young children lost their lives after they were struck by a grain truck at a farm yesterday.
Funeral Home

Truck driver’s tough turn sends him into funeral home

North Carolina police cited a truck driver after he crashed into a funeral home last night.
Truck Tolls

Dems tell Connecticut governor to revive truck-only toll plan

This week, House Democrats called on the Governor of Connecticut to reconsider his scrapped plan to toll only commercial vehicles.

This week on the CDLLife App — November 19, 2019

If you’re not using the CDLLife App, here’s what you missed this week. What do drivers do when they have free time while waiting to load, unload, or on their...
One9 Fuel Network

Pilot Flying J debuts small fleet fuel network

Truck stop giant Pilot Flying J just launched a new nationwide fuel network that they say will help small trucking companies and owner-operators run their business more efficiently.
Fatal motorcycle Crash

Trucking company in fatal motorcyclist crash sued by own insurance company

An auto insurer has filed suit against both a trucking company and the victims' estates following a crash that killed seven motorcyclists in rural New Hampshire in June.
Monroe County

Trucker accused of opening fire on another trucker on Michigan interstate

Michigan police say that a truck driver has been charged for allegedly opening fire on another truck driver on Friday.
Volvo Recall

Over 3600 trucks recalled for steering defects that could cause crash

Two truck manufacturers have recently issued separate recalls for steering defects that could lead to a crash.

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