Interstate 94 Crash

Travel difficult as storm bears down on southeast Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE — A Midwestern winter storm is making travel treacherous as wind-whipped snow piles up in Wisconsin Tuesday, Jan. 26.Snow plow drivers worked to...
Interstate 40 in Arizona

Many highway closures still in effect due to Arizona storm

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Portions of two interstate highways were among multiple routes that remained closed Tuesday morning, Jan. 26, due to difficult driving conditions...
Midwest Winter Storm

Storm threatens Midwest with heavy snow, travel disruptions

OMAHA, Neb. — A major winter storm threatened to blanket parts of the middle of the country with more than a foot of snow...
Tennessee Drug Bust

Tennessee troopers bust truckers for transporting marijuana, cocaine

JACKSON, Tenn. — Charges have been filed against two New York truckers following a Jan. 15 traffic stop in Tennessee after an inspection revealed...
Malibu Canyon Hailstorm

California storms shut down major mountain highway passes

LOS ANGELES — The latest in a series of storms left California mountains frosted in snow Monday, Jan. 25, shutting down a major highway...
2020 Platooning Demo

Comment period open for USDOT’s plan to integrate automated vehicles into U.S. highways

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is accepting comments on the agency’s Automated Vehicles Comprehensive Plan (AVCP). The plan outlines the DOT’s multimodal...
Xpress Fuel Islands

Newly opened Xpress Fuel in Arizona offers trucker amenities, gourmet fare

ELOY, Ariz. — Knoxville, Tennessee-based Pilot Co. and its One9 Fuel Network this week announced the grand opening of an Xpress Fuel travel center that...
Sen Wicker and Pete Buttigieg

Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg urges big funds for Department of Transportation

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, appeared on a smooth path to quick confirmation, pledging to senators on...
USDOT Washington DC

USDOT announces Biden appointees to the department

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced key members of its U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) leadership on Jan. 21, many of whom were already...
Pete Buttigieg

Buttigieg aims for ‘generational’ change at Department of Transportation

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden's nominee for secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, is pledging to carry out the administration’s ambitious agenda to rebuild the...
Malaki Thomas Robertson

Indiana trooper assists in trucking couple’s ‘special delivery’

LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind. — Friday, Jan. 15, may have begun like any other day, but for Indiana State Trooper Thomas Maymi, trucker Carl Robertson...

FMCSA falls short in oversight of national registry of medical-certification examiners

WASHINGTON — A report released last week by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Office of Inspector General revealed that the Federal Motor Carrier...
Los Angeles California

California tops list of riskiest states for trucking, report says

SAN DIEGO — California is the riskiest state for trucking operations, according to the third annual State of the Data report from Lytx, a...
Girl Scouts and Waymo Truck

Delectable deliveries: Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, Waymo team up for cookie transport

DALLAS and PHOENIX — It’s Girl Scout Cookie season, and that means it’s time for some serious decisions: Thin Mints? Samoas? Trefoils? Tagalongs? All...
Manchester New Hampshire

5 bridges face work on Interstate 93 in New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Repair work is starting on five bridges on Interstate 93 southbound in Hooksett and Manchester, the New Hampshire Department of Transportation...
Red Cliffs Conservation Area

Utah receives approval to build highway through conservation area

ST. GEORGE, Utah — The Utah Division of Transportation and Washington County received approval to build a four-lane highway that would pass through the...
709 Pounds of Marijuana

Border agents discover marijuana valued at more than $141,000 concealed in commercial shipment.

LAREDO, Texas — Officers with the U.S. Custom and Border Protection (CBP) at the World Trade Bridge stopped an inbound tractor hauling a shipment...
Loves Huntington Indiana

Love’s opens new travel stop in Huntington, Indiana

OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops is now serving customers in Huntington, Indiana, thanks to a truck stop that opened Jan. 14. The Huntington...
TuSimple Level 4 Autonomous Truck web

DOT unveils plan to integrate private, commercial automated vehicles onto nation’s roadways

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) this week released the Automated Vehicles Comprehensive Plan (AVCP). The plan outlines the DOT’s multimodal “roadmap” to...
Commercial Trucks on Highway

FMCSA assembles advisory panel of 25 commercial drivers

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator (FMCSA) has named 25 commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers from all sectors...