224-mile detour set for Arizona bridge repair project on I-15

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Construction detours are never welcome. But at least in developed areas they won’t take you too far out of your way. When they happen...
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Owner-operators plan ‘mayday’ protests to bring awareness to drastic decline in rates, broker operations

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Truck drivers have received a lot of media attention in recent weeks. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are realizing how essential drivers are...
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Arkansas DOT to issue permits for food trucks to serve truckers at select rest...

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Trucking Association and Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) are working to bring more food options to truck drivers...

Montgomery Transport feeding drivers from new food truck named ‘Breaker 1-Swine’

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Montgomery Transport & Entities has begun feeding professional over-the-road drivers throughout the industry with the launch of a new mobile eatery,...
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Tennessee Highway Patrol locates stolen commercial trailers loaded with $450,000 worth of packaged meals...

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FALL BRANCH, Tenn. — On Sunday, Aug. 30, Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) troopers and THP’s Criminal Investigation Division (CID) located two stolen commercial box...
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Truck driver faces multiple charges in crash that killed 4 children on I-70 in...

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CAMBRIDGE CITY, Ind. — The Indiana State Police have confirmed that four children died in an accident that involved two tractor-trailers and a Chevrolet...
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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...
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Driver facing felony charges in Indiana crash that killed 4 children declared ‘imminent hazard’...

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CAMBRIDGE CITY, Ind., and EATON, Ohio — A truck driver who was charged with multiple felonies related to a July 9 accident in Wayne...

Road Safe America cites hike in big rig crash deaths, again calls for speed...

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ATLANTA — Road Safe America Tuesday federal crash data it had analyzed showed that all but six U.S. states had increases in big-rig truck...
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...
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Minnesota authorities: Tanker driver who drove into I-35 crowd did not intentionally try to...

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MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota authorities said Tuesday, June 2, that the driver of a tanker truck who drove into a group of thousands of protesters...
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FMCSA extends CDL, CLP, medical certification waiver through Sept. 30

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In another action related to the national emergency declared by President Donald Trump on March 13, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has...

Health caution urged for truckers who ate at Kentucky Popeyes’ TA location March 17-April...

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FLORENCE, Ky. — A case of hepatitis A has been diagnosed in an employee who handled food at Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen located at 7777...
Loves West Memphis Arkansas

New Love’s locations add truck parking spaces, driver amenities to Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois

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OKLAHOMA CITY — With the opening of three new travel stops, Love’s is now serving even more customers in Arkansas, Georgia and Illinois.The West Memphis,...
Swift Truck on Highway

Under new FMCSA exemption, Knight-Swift can require new hires to undergo qualifying medical exam...

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has granted Arizona-based Knight-Swift Transportation a temporary exemption from the requirement that motor carriers rely...
Oversize Load

Southern California carrier ordered to reinstate employee fired for refusing overweight load

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SAN FRANSISCO — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on July 15 ordered JHOS Logistics and Transportation Inc. to...
Cocaine in Trailer

Indiana weigh-station inspection leads to discovery of 50 kilos of cocaine in commercial trailer

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PORTER COUNTY, Ind. — Two California men were arrested in Indiana Monday, Dec. 7, when troopers with the Indiana State Police, discovered 50 kilos...
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Truckers see escalation, results during 13th day of Washington protest

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WASHINGTON — After an eventful day in Washington May 13, small trucking businesses protesters came a very large step closer to achieving the goals...
Voting on November 3

National election results could point to more gridlock for trucking industry

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The day after the Nov. 3 election, most Americans woke to confusion. A president had not yet been declared. Likewise, enough races in the...
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Semi stuck in Virginia tunnel halts traffic

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NORFOLK, Va. ― Traffic at the westbound entrance of Norfolk’s downtown tunnel, which links Norfolk to Portsmouth, Virginia, was halted Tuesday morning, May 26,...