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‘I’m famous!’: Montana mechanic keeps truckers on the road

MISSOULA, Mont. —Tim Kline’s head pokes up out of the garage pit as he dips his brush into the bucket of bright yellow again....
Chip Upstaging

Rock ‘n’ roll driver: Chip Warterfield shares the story behind transporting concert, performance stage...

You’ve got your tickets in hand, a smile on your face and a sense of eagerness as you wait for the concert to start....
Chickens in Road

Kentucky highway shut down after poultry truck crashes, chickens fly the coop

PADUCAH, Ky. — The chickens literally flew the coop when a tractor-trailer hauling live poultry overturned near Lynnville, Kentucky Monday, April 19.Graves County Emergency Management...
truck and trailer donated by Yoplait

‘Cool’ donation: Yoplait gives truck, refrigerated trailer to Feeding America West Michigan

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. — Feeding America West Michigan has gained assistance in providing food donations to 40 counties with the donation of a 53-foot...
Lamar and Mark Buckwalter

Passing down passion: Pennsylvania family shares a father-son love of trucking

Pretty much every driver wants a great start to a trucking career. For Lamar Buckwalter, owner of Leola, Pennsylvania-based Buckwalter Trucking, the end of...
Spilled Milk

8,000 gallons of milk spilled in North Dakota semi crash

WING, N.D. — Authorities say a semi-trailer hauling milk crashed in central North Dakota over the weekend and spilled nearly 8,000 gallons of milk.The...
COVID 19 vaccination

Trucking groups ask CDC to designate truck stops as COVID-19 vaccine sites

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A group of organizations representing the trucking industry have asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to use truck...
US Senate

Senators reintroduce bill to promote women in trucking

WASHINGTON — The Promoting Women in Trucking Workforce Act was reintroduced in Congress in late February by members of the Senate Committee on Commerce,...
Chris Potter and boxer Nala

The right dog for the road: Driver puts love, training into his passenger-seat pups

New York native Chris Potter, now based in South Carolina, has always been around canines. He grew up with dogs, trained them for military...
Amy Wright

Mini rigs: Michigan woman finds way to indulge love of big trucks

From the time she was a little girl, Amy Wright has loved big rigs. Whether through popular media or seeing them in person, the...
Memorial Run

‘Memorial Run’ rig, driver honor fallen firefighters

Spend enough time on the road these days and you’ll quickly discover there are a lot of tribute trucks rolling down the highway. Each...
I 80 Canoe Creek Bridge

Tolls planned to fund Pennsylvania initiative to replace, upgrade bridges

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) on Feb. 18 announced the bridges under consideration for the PennDOT Pathways Major Bridge Public-Private...
Fort Worth Feb 11 2020 Pic 2

6 killed in 130-vehicle pileup on icy Texas interstate

DALLAS — A massive crash involving more than 130 vehicles on an icy Texas interstate left six people dead and dozens injured Thursday, Feb....
Knight Swift Transportation Trucks

Knight-Swift takes majority stake in software provider Eleos

PHOENIX — Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. last week announced it has acquired a majority ownership position in Eleos, a Greenville, South Carolina-based software provider.Eleos...
Rebecca Washington Pets1

Rescued by a rig: Dogs give driver a reason to keep on trucking

Every morning, before she hits the road, Rebecca Washington takes her four dogs — Polly, Tucker, Junior and Ziggy — out for a 30-minute...
Buttigieg Swearing In Ceremony

Buttigieg says Transportation Department will push ‘bold’ thinking

WASHINGTON — Pete Buttigieg, sworn in Wednesday, Feb. 3, as transportation secretary, urged his 55,000 employees to embrace “imaginative, bold, forward thinking” as the...
Mississippi Senator Chad McMahan 2

Mississippi looks at penalties for blocking roadways

JACKSON, Miss. — Republican lawmakers in Mississippi are seeking to increase penalties for people who block public roadways during protests. Several Democrats, however, are...
Meth Seized at Coutts Alberta

Canadian border officials make record meth seizure, file charges against truck driver

COUTTS, Alberta — Christmas Day wasn’t very merry for one Canadian truck driver, according to a Jan. 27 statement released by the Canada Border...
Minnesota Snowplow

Minnesota tests ‘snowplow alert’ signs to boost safety on I-35

OWATONNA, Minn. — Drivers on Interstate 35 in southern Minnesota might have noticed new “snowplow alert” messages on digital highway signs recently, warning of slow-moving...