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!

Truck Driver Saves Family of Ducks From Busy Road

Here's your feel good story of the day. A truck driver is being credited with saving a mama duck and and her duckling from a busy roadway.

Here’s a list of 9 traffic enforcement efforts that are starting soon

As summer heats up, so will law enforcement radar guns as numerous agencies are planning enforcement campaigns leading up to the Fourth of July holiday.

Urgent: Here’s How You Can Help Save Owner Operators and Small Carriers

A current bill to increase insurance requirements will put a strain on already struggling carriers and will likely force a lot of small carriers and owner operators out of business.

Love’s Opens 2 New Locations

Love's this week announced the opening of two new locations. The locations are in Holladay, Tennessee, on Highway 641 and New Florence, Missouri, on Interstate 70.

Semi hauling tiki torches engulfed in flames

A tractor trailer carrying tiki torches and tiki fluid went up in flames on Wednesday, June 24 in Patrick County, Virginia. The fire took place on Highway...

Truck Driver Lost 72 LBS – Here’s How He Did It

A truck driver who went in for his DOT physical was told that he was pre-diabetic, had high blood pressure and his liver enzymes were elevated. He knew he needed to...

Reality star indicted on federal charges for misusing trucking company funds

Reality TV star Maurice Fayne has been indicted on federal charges following accusations made earlier this year for a scheme involving a Georgia trucking company that he owns.

3 Protesters Arrested for Blocking Traffic on I-40

A slow roll protest on Interstate 40 on Wednesday morning caused a 10-mile backup on a North Carolina interstate-- and now three women have been arrested for causing the backup.
Truck Driver Unknowingly Hauls $650K in Marijuana

FMCSA to Study Legalization of Hemp, Minimum Driver Age and Package Delivery Vehicle Safety

The FMCSA announced they're holding a public meeting to discuss the legalization of hemp, safety oversight of delivery vehicles and minimum driver age. An announcement in the Federal...

Car fleeing Border Patrol slams into parked semi trailer, killing seven

Multiple fatalities occurred in El Paso this morning when a car full of people fleeing from Border Patrol officers struck a parked semi trailer.
Inspections

Arizona Adding More Truck Scanners

The Arizona Department of Transportation has announced they're adding more scanners that screen moving trucks for weight and other information, including identifying trucks that have been damaged or are in need of...

Claim blames Idaho DOT for crash that killed trucker

Seven government bodies, including the Idaho Department of Transportation, face tort claims in response to a fatal crash that happened in June 2018 on Interstate 84 in Boise, Idaho.

Yes, that week-long driver enforcement blitz is just a couple of weeks away

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, one of the biggest Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) enforcement efforts is still on track to start in just a little over two weeks.

Raw meat strewn across highway after semi slams into overpass

A semi truck driver was was injured in a crash that spilled his load of raw beef over Highway 616 in Alberta, Canada on June 24, 2020.
Trucker says he was robbed of $13K after night with four prostitutes

Trucker sentenced to prison for shooting two following bizarre truck stop assault and robbery

On Tuesday, a truck driver was sentenced to prison for a 2018 truck stop shooting involving multiple prostitutes and the theft of a large amount of cash.

Truck Spills Load of Ice Cream

A truck hauling a load of Dairy Queen ice cream crashed on State Route 89 and State Route 302 in Ohio, at approximately 4:00 am on Thursday. There were no injuries in...
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