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The Trucker News Staff produces engaging content for not only, but also The Trucker Newspaper, which has been serving the trucking industry for more than 30 years. With a focus on drivers, the Trucker News Staff aims to provide relevant, objective content pertaining to the trucking segment of the transportation industry. The Trucker News Staff is based in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Ogdensburg Prescott International Bridge

Overnight closures planned for Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge between New York, Ontario

OTTOWA, Ontario — Effective Sunday, June 6, the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority will be closing the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge linking Ogdensburg, New York,...

CAT Scale Rig of the Week | Diane Eschen

This week’s CAT Scale Rig of the Week is a classic design that is now an award-winning show truck.Diane Eschen bought this 1962 Mack...
Bridgestone R213 Ecopia

Bridgestone launches fuel-efficient Ecopia steer tire

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bridgestone Americas on June 1 expanded the company’s fuel-efficient Ecopia commercial truck tire line with the introduction of the all-new Bridgestone...
Emergency vehicles

Investigation leads to Indiana trucker’s arrest for reckless homicide following accident that killed 6-month-old...

PERU, Ind. — A truck driver who allegedly failed to stop for a red light on May 10 and rear-ended a vehicle, causing an...
Welcome to Illinois

Rebuild Illinois program to fund state’s six-year highway improvement plan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois Gov. Jay Robert Pritzker and Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) on May 19 announced the release of a $20.7 billion multiyear...
Kenworth T680 Next Generation

Werner Enterprises takes delivery of first Kenworth T680 Next Generation

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Werner Enterprises received the first Kenworth T680 Next Generation production truck during a special ceremony held May 21 at the Kenworth...
Truck on Highway Ramp

FMCSA extends waiver for drivers with expired CDLs, CLPs, medical certifications

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) extended a waiver that offers regulatory relief for commercial drivers with expired CDLs, commercial learner’s...
Loves Knoxville IL Solar Panels

Three Illinois Love’s locations now powered by solar energy

HOUSTON — Trillium, a provider of alternative fuel systems and renewable fuels, recently converted three Love’s Travel Stops in Illinois to solar energy. The solar energy systems were...

Five more plead guilty to staging accidents to defraud trucking and insurance companies

NEW ORLEANS — Five people pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit fraud as part of a big rig crash scam, according to U.S....
Marijuana Laws

ATRI board approves top research priorities for 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) Board of Directors has approved the 2021 Top Research Priorities as identified by the Research Advisory...
The Trucker Jobs Magazine - June 2021

The Trucker Jobs Magazine – June 2021 Digital Edition

The Trucker Jobs Magazine - June 2021 Digital Edition: An Office with the Best View: Professional driver Liz Imel loves life on the road | Job Resources | Along For The Ride | On the Road
The Trucker Newspaper - Digital Edition June 1, 2021

The Trucker Newspaper – Digital Edition June 1, 2021

The Trucker Newspaper - Digital Edition June 1, 2021: I-40 bridge could remain closed for months, officials say
Bestpass Tour de Cure Collage

Bestpass joins American Diabetes Association for ‘Tour de Cure’ ride

ALBANY, N.Y. — Bestpass has partnered with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to give back to the community and promote healthy activities among employees,...
Meth Seizure May 18

Otay Mesa CBP uncovers meth valued at more than $13 million in three commercial...

OTAY MESA, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Otay Mesa commercial facility discovered nearly 6,000 pounds of methamphetamine hidden...
Interstate 40 Memphis Bridge

Tennessee, Arkansas DOTs select repair strategy for I-40 Memphis bridge

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Tennessee and Arkansas departments of transportation have selected a repair strategy for the Interstate 40 Hernando DeSoto bridge that links...
Prison Security Fence

Tractor-trailer owner sentenced for role in cocaine trafficking conspiracy

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Ray Anthony Almaroad, 36, of Edinburg, Texas, has been sentenced to federal prison after admitting to his role in a large...
Iowa 80 East Entrance

Iowa 80 Truckstop to host COVID-19 vaccine clinic June 3

WALCOTT, Iowa — Iowa 80 Truckstop, known as the “World’s Largest Truckstop,” will offer a COVID-19 vaccine clinic from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, June 3....
Red Tractor Trailer

ACT Research shows less trailer orders in April with production constraints

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Preliminary reports from trailer original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) indicate that 14,400 new trailer orders were booked in April, which was 52%...
Trucks at Truck Stop

Sensitech shares safety, security tips as Memorial Day weekend brings added risks

BEVERLY, Mass. — Holiday weekends are well known for the high risk presented to organizations and their supply chains across the United States. The Sensitech...
Hands Holding Steering Wheel

New Pennsylvania law updates CDL licensing timeline; addresses human trafficking convictions

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A newly enacted Pennsylvania law, Act 131 of 2020, extends the validity period of commercial learner’s permits, the Pennsylvania Department of...