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Hotshot hauler to FMCSA: Can I install sleeper berth in pickup?

FMCSA Bans Canadian Driver From Operating In The U.S.

FMCSA has declared Ontario, Canada-licensed truck driver Inderjit Singh Gill to be an imminent hazard to public safety, prohibiting him from operating any commercial motor vehicle in the United States.
'Operation Safe Driver Week' 2017 Dates Announced

Oregon Police To Conduct Distracted Driving ‘Saturation Patrol’

On Saturday, April 23, through Sunday, April 24, law enforcement agencies in central Oregon will be conducting a "saturation patrol."
Pedestrian's Death Ruled Suicide By Truck

Pedestrian’s Death Ruled Suicide By Truck

New York police have ruled the death of a pedestrian suicide by truck after the man reportedly deliberately stepped in front of an oncoming semi. The incident happened just after 7 p.m. on I-87 in...
Fatal Liquid Hydrogen Tanker Crash Shuts Down Ohio Turnpike

Fatal Liquid Hydrogen Tanker Crash Stalls Ohio Turnpike Traffic

At least one person has died and traffic on the Ohio Turnpike has come to a near-standstill following a series of crashes involving seven semis. Multi-Vehicle Crashes Shut Down Ohio Turnpike According to reports, the first...
Bronx Expressway Crash

Trucker: Car Cut Off To Blame For Cross Bronx Expressway Crash

A trucker says that a four wheeler cut him off and clipped his truck yesterday, causing him to lose control and sending his truck dangling off of the Cross Bronx Expressway in New York...
Social Media Post After Fatal Crash

Teen Causes Outrage With Social Media Post After Crash That Killed Trucker

The trucking community has expressed outrage over a controversial social media post from a teen involved in a crash that claimed the life of a tanker truck driver last week. Fatal Crash Claims Life Of...
BREAKING NEWS: Senate Committee Votes to Suspend Restart Rule

OIG: FMCSA Needs To Account For Loading, Unloading Wait Times

"Delays at shipping and receiving facilities during cargo loading and unloading may result in travel delays and lost wages for drivers."
Unattended Truck Rolls From Rest Area Onto I-95video

VIDEO: Unattended Truck Rolls From Rest Area Onto I-95

Yesterday a driverless truck caused a multi-vehicle crash when it rolled from a service plaza onto a busy Connecticut interstate. The crash happened just before 2 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-95 in Darien. The...
Police Look For Suspects In Big Rig Rest Stop Shooting

Police Look For Suspects In Big Rig Rest Stop Shooting

Connecticut police are looking for two suspects who they believe fired a gunshot at a semi stopped at a Milford rest area early this morning. Police Find Bullet Hole In Driver's Side Door The shooting took...
Hero Trucker Saves Dump Truck Driver From Fiery Crash

Hero Trucker Saves Dump Truck Driver From Fiery Crash

A trucker is being recognized as a hero after he risked his own life to rescue a dump truck driver from a fiery crash last week in Florida. Tire Blowout Causes Dump Truck Crash The crash...
Southbound 710 Freeway Shut Down For Multiple Semi Crashvideo

Southbound 710 Freeway Shut Down For Multiple Semi Crash

All southbound lanes of the 710 Freeway in Long Beach were shut down after a multi-vehicle crash involving at least three semi trucks. 3 big rigs collide on 710 Freeway in Long Beach; southbound lanes...
Violent Crash Closes SR 18 in Tiger Mountain

Violent Crash Closes SR 18 In Tiger Mountain

A crash involving two pickups and a semi has shut down both directions of SR 18 west of I-90 in the Tiger Mountain Area, according to Washington State Troopers. Police responded to reports of the...
San Diego Protesters Congregating Under SR 67, I-8

San Diego Protesters Congregating Under SR 67, I-8

Protesters angered by the police shooting death of Alfred Olango have taken to the streets in San Deigo. The shooting took place in El Cajon in the 800 block of Broadway. Protesters have returned to the...
Construction Worker Killed By SUV Driver Trying To Maneuver Around Semi

Construction Worker Killed By SUV Driver Trying To Maneuver Around Semi

A construction worker was killed this morning when an motorist lost control while changing lanes near a semi, according to police. SUV Driver Lost Control In Construction Zone The crash happened on northbound I-65 at the 257...
Truckers sue Pennsylvania for $6 billion in 'unconstitutional' tolls

Pennsylvania Turnpike Releases List Of Top 24 Trucking Toll Violators

In an attempt to shame trucking companies into paying up, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has published a list of the top 24 toll violators -- a group that allegedly owes $1.5 million in unpaid...
Driver Chooses 70 Mile Police Chase Over Random Safety Inspection

Driver Chooses 70 Mile Police Chase Over Random Safety Inspection

Yesterday a truck driver fled from a random safety inspection, leading the Kentucky State Patrol on a 69 mile police pursuit along I-65. Trucker Refuses To Stop For KSP Inspection The pursuit began around 1:15 p.m....

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