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!

HVH

Dispatcher claims CEO of shuttered trucking company ‘lied’ about getting drivers home

A dispatcher for a suddenly-shuttered trucking company reached out to CDLLife to set the record straight about what she says is really going on with the company's drivers.

‘Like Smokey & the Bandit’: Two state semi truck chase delivers wild video

On Wednesday night, a truck driver led police on a pursuit from Virginia into North Carolina, and the video is well worth a watch.

Man dies after jumping off overpass, crashing into sleeper berth of semi

Indiana State Police have reported a disturbing incident that occurred when a man leapt from an I-94 overpass on Tuesday.
Stabbing

Two truckers attacked by a third knife-wielding truck driver on highway

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is asking for help locating a semi truck driver who reportedly stabbed two other truck drivers multiple times before speeding away.
Ready Trucking

Second trucking company announces shutdown in 24 hours

A Georgia-based trucking company has announced that they are closing down permanently -- and the news comes within hours of another major trucking company closure.

HVH Transportation abruptly shuts down, leaving 300 truckers out of work

Denver, Colorado-based HVH Transportation has reportedly shut down, leaving more than 300 truck drivers out of work. The first public report appeared early Tuesday evening on the CDLLife app...
Load Shift

Seventy-six year old trucker killed by shifting load of steel beams

Georgia police say that a truck driver lost his life this afternoon after a load of steel beams crashed through the cab of his truck.
I-10 LA

Bridge lanes closed indefinitely after fiery five truck crash

Louisiana transportation officials say that all lanes of westbound I-10 over the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge will remain closed following a multiple vehicle crash.
Dump Truck Driver

Dump truck driver’s deed saves coworkers from wrong way motorist

A dump truck driver's fast thinking stopped what could have been a deadly wrong-way police chase in Indiana on Sunday.
$1.25

FMCSA to start charging trucking companies a new fee for every driver they hire...

Starting early next year, trucking companies will be required to pay the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) a fee prior to hiring each driver -- in addition to a once per year fee for already employed drivers -- as part of the agency's new Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse rule.
Mine Bus

Police say semi crossed center line — into coach bus carrying 21 people

The Nevada Highway Patrol says that two people --including a truck driver -- were killed in a serious collision involving a mine bus and a commercial vehicle. The...
5 fatal crash

Company ordered to pay massive $280 million payout for semi vs. SUV crash that...

A Georgia jury has awarded a family an historical payout in the wake of a fatal 2016 tractor trailer vs. SUV collision.
Starke Truck Route

New 7 Mile Truck Route Set To Open In September

Florida transportation officials say that they are almost ready to open a new four lane truck route designed to cut down on traffic congestion on U.S. 301.
I-94 Charter Bus

Man arrested for grabbing wheel of charter bus, steering it into semi

A bus passenger was arrested in northwestern Indiana yesterday for grabbing the steering wheel of a charter bus away from the driver and causing a crash with a semi truck.
GATS Listening Session

Watch truckers grill FMCSA in HOS listening session here

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration representatives were on hand to listen to what truckers had to say about coming Hours of Service changes during a listening session on Friday.
FedEx

Trucker killed while trying to help motorist extinguish car fire

A truck driver lost his life in Nevada last night while attempting to assist a motorist in a dangerous situation. The incident happened around 10:40 p.m. on Thursday,...

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