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!

Trucker who accidentally drove into protest now facing criminal charges

The tanker truck driver who accidentally drove into a crowd of protesters in May is now facing criminal charges. On May 31, 2020 on Interstate 35 west in...

Family of trucker who died in fiery crash suing carrier over faulty equipment, driver...

The family of a truck driver who was killed in a fiery accident near Beaumont, Texas last month has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the carrier he worked for, stating the...
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What medications can cost you your CDL?

As a truck driver, your Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is your livelihood, so it is important to know which drugs --both legal and illegal -- might put your career in jeopardy.

WYDOT starts work to bring hundreds of parking spaces to an interstate that truckers...

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) announced that work will begin this week on a multi-year project to increase truck parking along an interstate that is frequently closed due to weather.

People across the country are grateful for what this woman did after coming across...

A North Carolina woman is receiving thanks from truckers across the nation for her quick reaction to save a trapped truck driver following a crash. On October 19, Facebook...

$460K settlement after truck driver took 42 ton truck over 14 ton bridge, caused...

An insurance company has agreed to pay out hundreds of thousands of dollars following the collapse of an historic bridge in North Dakota last year.

Suicide by truck: How it forever impacted a truck driver’s life

In the blink of an eye, a driver's life was forever changed. It was a normal night for Jason Layne. He had just picked up a load and...

Crime organization busted in Alabama after agents ID semi truck

Four men have been arrested after an investigation into a known drug trafficking organization.  The bust happened on October 16th in Birmingham, Alabama.  According to WTVY...

Infamous bridge strikes again for poor ‘lost’ driver

Yet another semi truck has fallen victim to a railroad bridge in upstate New York.  A semi truck struck the 11 foot 6 inch railroad bridge on Young Street...

Truck driver dead at the scene after driving through Arizona visitor center

Police say that a truck driver may have already passed away before crashing off an Arizona interstate, through a fence, and into a building earlier this week.

Motorist arrested after pointing gun at cattle hauler

A motorist was arrested on Tuesday after allegedly pointing a firearm at a truck driver during a road rage incident.  The altercation occurred on October 20th at around 12:05...

CDLLife App members’ touching tribute to driver who was taken away too soon

In the wake of a terrible accident, CDLLife App members have come together to honor the life of a community member who was taken too soon. 48-year-old truck...

Florida troopers DO have marked semis and they ABSOLUTELY use them for traffic enforcement

A photo of a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) big rig has been making the rounds and raising questions on social media for the past couple of weeks -- and we've got answers.

Truck driver injured by rock thrown from PA overpass, second truck targeted in a...

Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) are investigating after at least two semi trucks were struck by objects thrown from an overpass in the same location in less than a week.
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Truck driver badly beaten in I-15 road rage incident

A man has been charged after a Utah truck driver was severely beaten and required surgery following a road rage incident. The incident occurred on September 7 near...

Truck stuck on mountain road ‘isn’t going anywhere any time soon’

A box truck got stuck near the top of a treacherous mountain road in Colorado over the weekend, all because he was following his GPS.  The 30-foot box truck...
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