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!

Two Buildings

Truck driver ‘not familiar with the area’ crashes through two buildings

Indiana police are investigating after a semi truck drove through two buildings, causing "significant property damage."
Laredo Missing Trucker

Trucker who vanished near Mexican border has been missing for 6 weeks

The Laredo Police Department is asking the public for help in locating a truck driver who went missing in mid August.
Serial Shooter

Texas police say they’ve arrested serial roadside shooter suspect

This morning, police in Texas announced that they are on the lookout for a possible serial shooter who appears to be targeting drivers in broken down vehicles.
NY Crash

Man pancaked under semi truck videos his own rescue

A man trapped underneath a semi truck in New York yesterday was not only miraculously fine but was also able to record his own extraction using his phone.
Skydiver

Skydiver killed after plummeting onto semi trailer

California police say that a skydiver lost her life yesterday after she crashed into a semi truck.
Iowa DOT distracted driving

Truckers paying attention kept this distracted driving crash from turning deadly

The Iowa Department of Transportation shared footage of a suspected distracted driving multi-vehicle crash that could have been much worse had the truckers behind the crash not been paying attention.
CHP Scale

Can you bypass scales when traffic is backed up? CHP weighs in — and...

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recently stirred up a social media firestorm with a Facebook post about the legality of bypassing a scale house when traffic is backed up.
Dallas Stone

Truck driver perishes after slab of stone falls off of truck, crushing him

A truck driver lost his life yesterday when a large piece of stone that he was hauling fell off of his truck at a business in Dallas, Texas.
Iowa Stuck Truck

Iowa authorities warn truckers not to trust GPS when looking for flood detours

Iowa transportation officials are warning truck drivers of the consequences of trusting their GPS devices while looking for ways around an interstate closure.
Montana Blizzard

‘Historic’ weekend blizzard could bring multiple feet of snow, making travel treacherous or impossible

We've barely entered into fall, but forecasters are already predicting a major winter weather event for the weekend.
I-10 Bridge

Houston bridge reopens after barge strikes

This morning, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced that a bridge damaged by barges that came loose during flooding has partially reopened after several days of closure.
FBI

FBI believes wanted Russian immigrant could be ‘hiding’ as a truck driver or dispatcher

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has offered a cash reward for an Ohio man who they believe may be working in the trucking industry.
I-75 Enforcement

Kentucky police announce year-long interstate enforcement for cars and trucks

Multiple law enforcement agencies in Kentucky will be kicking off a year-long driver-focused enforcement campaign.
Chandler Ross

52 truckers do something incredible for man diagnosed with rare cancer

A group of truckers in Mississippi came together for a beautiful display of kindness and support for a community member battling cancer.
Caspar the Camel

Truck driver bit camel on his ‘private area’ at truck stop zoo

A woman who was attempting to rescue her dog had a bizarre encounter with a camel at a Louisiana truck stop last week.
CBD Oil

Curious about how CBD could affect your CDL? Watch this.

If you are a trucker who is curious about CBD oil, take a look at this video informative short video on how it could impact your trucking career.

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