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!

Dead Two Days

Driver Found Dead After Truck Sat Two Days at Truck Stop, Cause of Death...

Police say that they discovered the body of a semi truck driver at a California truck stop after his employer called for a welfare check.
Kouba

Woman Says Trucker Threw Beer Cans, Shot at Her with Gun

A North Dakota truck driver is facing felony charges following a confrontation with a motorist last week.

Wanna-be Hood Thief Caught on Camera In Truck Stop Hit and Run

A CDLLife reader sent in dash cam footage of a truck stop hit and run crash that nearly took the hood of his truck off.
Walmart Heart

Truckers convoy to support girl who underwent heart surgery

This week, a group of Walmart truck drivers came together to honor a child who recently underwent open-heart surgery with a convoy and a celebration.
Love's Texas

New Love’s location opens in Texas

This week, Love's Travel Stops opened a new location in southern Texas.
Starsky

A robot dispatcher and a self-driving truck just sent a load ‘without any human...

This week, two companies say that their technologies were able to work together successfully broker and transport a load without any human help.
Boonville

Serious multiple semi truck crash on I-70 claims the life of truck driver

A truck driver lost his life in a three truck crash on I-70 in Missouri early this morning.
Prime Inc.

Trucking company offering cash reward for info on missing big rig

A Missouri-based trucking company is asking the the trucking community to keep an eye out for a semi truck that went missing in South Carolina.

CHP wants to buy you lunch for Truck Driver Appreciation Day

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has extended an invitation to the trucking community to join them for lunch to celebrate Truck Driver Appreciation Day.
Chicken Plant

Nearly 700 arrested during ICE chicken plant raids

Federal authorities raided several Mississippi chicken plants yesterday, arresting hundreds of workers.
Ohio Turnpike

Police seek driver who fled after striking and killing trucker on the Ohio Turnpike

Ohio police are hunting for a hit-and-run driver who reportedly fatally struck a semi truck driver who was standing outside of his truck early this morning.
Shower

Love’s just made it a little easier for truckers to get a shower

A new update to the popular Love's mobile app will make it easier for truck drivers to plan their showers, the company says.
Surprise Brake Safety

Inspectors took 16% of trucks out of service during surprise brake blitz

Today the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) released the results from an unannounced brake safety inspection spree that happened earlier this year.
Jack Cooper

One of the nation’s largest car haulers files for bankruptcy

One of the largest car haulers in the North American trucking industry has filed for bankruptcy, but company officials say that most employees jobs are safe.
ISP pix

Troopers share incredible photos of trucker’s woodland adventure

The Indiana State Police (ISP) shared remarkable photos of a truck that left the interstate and wound up in a wooded area on social media this week.
DUI Sentencing

Truck driver in triple fatal DUI crash sentenced to up to 63 years in...

A truck driver who pled guilty to causing an 11 vehicle chain reaction crash that claimed the lives of three people has been sentenced to decades in prison.

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