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!

Trucks, busses, businesses targeted in string of Easter arson attacks

Multiple trucks, busses, and even a local business were left charred after a string of arson attacks set early Easter morning.  The fires occurred on Sunday, April 4th near...

Home-hauling semi truck smashes DOT workers, truck

A semi truck hauling a mobile home collided with a Mississippi Department of Transportation truck on Thursday, sending two workers to the hospital.  The accident happened on April 1st...

Truck leaking liquid hydrogen creates shut-down hazmat situation

A highway in New Mexico was shut down Thursday evening due to a rig leaking liquid hydrogen.  The incident occurred on April 1st in Las Cruces, New Mexico. 

Alabamans are in favor of I-10 truck-only toll bridge, poll says

A majority of poll respondents are in favor of a controversial plan to cut down on traffic on Alabama's I-10 in the Mobile area by diverting truck traffic onto a new tolled bridge.

Trucker accused of kidnap, assault of teenager says it’s all a misunderstanding

A North Carolina truck driver is facing kidnapping and assault charges after an incident he says was all a misunderstanding.  The incident happened on Tuesday, March 30th, at around...

Pilot to offer company truck drivers, truck stop workers, cash incentive to get vaccine

The Pilot Company recently announced that it would offer a financial incentive to company employees who choose to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

VIDEO: Trucker plows into parked cars, nearly hits barber shop, during medical emergency

Authorities in Texas say that a truck driver is expected to be okay after losing control of his vehicle in downtown Grand Prairie on Thursday morning. The incident...

CHP’s ‘Trooper Truck’ might be a joke, but they’re for real in other states

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) shared an April Fool's Day Facebook post highlighting a fictional new tractor/trailer combination patrol vehicle as a joke, but similar trooper trucks are actually in use in other states.

Over $8M worth of meth discovered in shipment of broccoli

More than $8 million worth of methamphetamine was discovered inside of a shipment of produce in Texas earlier this week.  The drugs were discovered on March 28th at the...

Love’s opens Mississippi store with nearly 100 truck parking spaces

Love's Travel Stops kicked off April by opening a new truck stop in Jones County, Mississippi. The new 11,000 square foot store opened on Thursday, April 1, and is...

Non-profit aims to bring more single moms into the trucking industry

A North Carolina woman who owns a trucking company and driving academy is launching a non-profit aimed at providing more opportunities for single moms to join the industry.

“Convoy of Care” provides relief to families in wake of tornadoes

The Georgia Motor Trucking Association has activated the Convoy of Care to help families after severe weather and tornadoes hit several counties in Georgia last week. The...

Nation’s biggest trucker enforcement blitz is weeks away — here’s a ‘cheat sheet’ to...

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is gearing up for a major 72 hour truck inspection effort in just a few weeks. The CVSA’s International Roadcheck will take...

Trucker sentenced for child pornography charges, witness tampering

A truck driver was sentenced to prison on Wednesday on charges of child pronography and witness tampering.  The driver was sentenced on March 31st, for a conviction handed out...

New Jersey shells out more than $30M for ‘trucking safety’ projects

$30.1 million in grants have been designated for 33 truck safety projects across the state of New Jersey thanks to the New Jersey Department of Transportation.  The funds come...

123 immigrants discovered inside trailer of driver who says he was “not aware” he...

A truck driver was arrested in Texas last week after Border Patrol Agents discovered more than 120 unducumented immigrants in the back of his trailer.  The smuggling attempt was...
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