Police Lights

New Jersey trucker who left scene of accident that killed 2 declared ‘imminent hazard’...

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WASHINGTON — A New Jersey-licensed truck driver who caused a fatal accident in September has been declared an imminent hazard to public safety by...
Freightliner Century on Snowy Road

Nearly 100 new truck parking spaces coming to I-80 in Wyoming

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RAWLINS, Wyo. — Trucker Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) has launched a multiyear project that will add nearly 100 new winter truck parking spaces,...
Loves web

Love’s opens 17,000-square-foot location, adding 94 truck parking spaces to Mount Juliet, Tennessee

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OKLAHOMA CITY — With the opening of one of the company’s largest truck stops, Love’s Travel Stops now serves customers in Mount Juliet, Tennessee....
Tanker in Crowd

Tanker driver who drove into crowd of Minneapolis protesters in May faces felony, gross...

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MINNEAPOLIS — The driver of a tanker truck who drove into a crowd of protestors who were demonstrating against the death of George Floyd...
Snowplow

Budget restrictions could impact winter road maintenance, Wyoming DOT says

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Because of decreased revenue, the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is facing a tight budget and will strictly follow its set...
Bourne Bridge

More than 460 of Massachusetts’ bridges in poor condition, awaiting repairs

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RANDOLPH, Mass. — More than 460 bridges in Massachusetts are in poor condition and will stay that way without further investment, the state’s secretary...
567 Pounds of Cocaine

Border Patrol finds more than $6.9 million in cocaine hidden in two tractor-trailers

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LAREDO, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the World Trade Bridge on Oct. 16 discovered cocaine hidden inside tractor-trailers in two...
Utah Truck Ramp

Utah escape ramp uses catch-net cable system to stop runaway trucks

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GARDEN CITY, Utah — The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) earlier this month opened a new truck-escape ramp on U.S. 89 west of Garden...
Columbia Road Bridge Damaged

Michigan DOT reminds drivers to ‘know their load,’ keep it secured

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LANSING, Mich. — After a commercial truck carrying a high load hit and caused significant damage to a bridge that crosses U.S. 127, the...
Loves in Cordes Junction AZ web

Loves opens 14th location in Arizona, adds 57 truck parking spaces in Cordes Junction

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops now has 14 locations in Arizona. The Love’s Travel Stop, off Interstate 17 in Cordes Junction, Arizona, opened Oct....
Lake Charles Hurricane Damage

Parts industry bands together to help Louisiana trucking-equipment supplier after business damaged by hurricanes...

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LAKE CHARLES, La. — The town of Lake Charles, Louisiana, has been hard-hit this hurricane season, first by Hurricane Laura, a Category 4 storm,...
Kansas Highway

Updated Kansas traveler-info website offers resources for commercial drivers, motor carriers

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TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has updated its traveler-information website, KanDrive.org, to provide motorists with user-friendly, timely details. As an...
Bongs

Big bong bust: CBP officers seize $156,000 in drug paraphernalia at nation’s northern border

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ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y. — October started off with a “bong” at the Alexandria Bay Port of Entry between the U.S. and Canada when officers...
Gila Bend Pilot Travel Center

Completely rebuilt Pilot Travel Center now open in Gila Bend, Arizona; offers 70 truck...

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Following the completion of a ground-up rebuild, the Pilot Travel Center in Gila Bend, Arizona, is now open. The new, modern...
Demolition of Damaged Sections

Florida DOT works to keep traffic flowing while recovery efforts continue on Pensacola’s 3-Mile...

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — Nearly a month after Hurricane Sally devastated parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast region, demolition and recovery efforts continue on the...
Pilot Flying J Truck Stop

U.S. appeals panel overturns three Pilot Flying J convictions

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A U.S. appellate panel on Wednesday, Oct. 14, tossed convictions for the former president of Pilot Flying J and two of...
I 20 Mississippi Bridge Deck

$27.5 million rehab for Interstate 20 Mississippi River bridge scheduled for completion early next...

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MONROE, La. — Work continues on the $27.5 million rehabilitation project for the Interstate 20 Mississippi River Bridge, according to a report released Oct....
Truck and Trailer Seized

$7.2 million in narcotics hidden in ‘medical supplies’ shipment; seizure is second-largest in border...

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SAN DIEGO — More than 3,100 pounds of methamphetamine, fentanyl powder and pills, and heroin were seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers...
Mass tolls 1

Massachusetts’ toll revenue drops by a third, threatening planned projects

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BOSTON — Massachusetts' toll revenues dropped by a third in the first eight months of 2020 compared to revenues from the same period last...
Medal of Honor Ceremony

Indiana officially names U.S. 20 ‘Medal of Honor Memorial Highway’

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ANGOLA, Ind.— The stretch of U.S. 20 running through Indiana is now officially the “Medal of Honor Memorial Highway.” A naming ceremony and sign...