Semi in Snowstorm

Winter truck load increases for Minnesota’s central frost zone now in effect

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Winter load increases begin today (Monday, Jan. 4) on unrestricted state highways in the central frost zone, according to the...
KYTC Tow Plow

Kentucky transportation agency using new ‘tow plows’ to keep roads clear of snow, ice

PADUCAH, Ky. — In recent weeks, motorists traveling Interstate 24 and Interstate 69 in Western Kentucky may have seen a couple of pieces of...
Pilot Flying J

U.S. appeals court upholds tossing of 3 Pilot convictions

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by prosecutors to restore the tossed convictions for the former president of Pilot...
Freezing Rain on Interstate

PennDOT plans vehicle restrictions for New Year’s Day in anticipation of icy roadways

HARRISBURG, Penn. — In anticipation of frozen precipitation and potentially icy roadway conditions in many areas, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is advising...
Pensacola Bay Bridge December 2020

Work continues on Florida’s Pensacola Bay Bridge

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — As 2020 comes to a close, the vendors under contract with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) continue remove debris and...
Pennsylvania Turnpike

Toll hikes on Pennsylvania Turnpike take effect Jan. 3

MIDDLETOWN, Penn. —Toll increases for the Pennsylvania Turnpike is set to take effect shortly after midnight Sunday, Jan. 3. In July, the Pennsylvania Turnpike...
Seattle Low Bridge

Seattle DOT asks public to avoid Low Bridge, leave route clear for emergency vehicles,...

SEATTLE — Because of increased detour traffic caused by maintenance and repair work on area bridges, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is asking...
Stimulus Check and Cash

U.S. Treasury, IRS begin disbursement of $600 stimulus checks

WASHINGTON — Some U.S. residents could have received stimulus funds as early as Tuesday evening, Dec. 29, according to a statement released by the...
Truck in Water

Coast Guard suspends search for driver of truck that plunged into Chesapeake Bay

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Coast Guard officials said Tuesday evening, Dec. 29, that they have suspended their search for the driver of a box...
Interstate 69

Officials expect 2021 action on construction of new I-69 Ohio River bridge

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Leaders in the Evansville, Indiana, area say they’re expecting action in the coming year toward the construction of an Interstate 69...
feeding america trailer donation

Schneider donates refrigerated trailer to Feeding America to help provide for those in need

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Schneider celebrated the holiday season by helping food pantries in Northeast Wisconsin provide for those in need. The company recently...
Jordan A Barson

FMCSA declares Arizona trucker who struck, killed bicyclists to be ‘imminent hazard’

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Arizona-licensed commercial driver Jordan Alexander Barson to be an...
Trump Arrives at Private Club

Trump signs massive measure funding government, COVID relief, $600 checks for most Americans

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump signed a $900 billion pandemic relief package Sunday, Dec. 27, ending days of drama over his...
Pfizer Vaccine Rollout Dec 13

‘No greater honor’: Truckers play vital role in distribution of long-awaited COVID-19 vaccines

For most of the world’s population, 2020 brought never-before-seen challenges, beginning with a global pandemic caused by a new coronavirus first discovered in China...
wind warning

High-wind warning, commercial vehicle restrictions issued for parts of New York

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning from 6 p.m. this evening (Dec. 24) to 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 25. Winds...
Truck in Blizzard

Winter storm in Dakotas, Minnesota make travel frightful

FARGO, N.D. — A storm that brought snow, strong winds and bitter cold into the eastern Dakotas and western Minnesota early Wednesday, Dec. 23,...
Winter Highway

Minnesota’s winter truck load increases in effect for north frost zone

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Winter truck load increases began Monday, Dec. 21, on unrestricted state highways in the north frost zone, according to the...
South Dakota Snowplow Lights

South Dakota DOT launches pilot program, adds blue lights to 25 snowplows across state

PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) is launching a pilot program designed to improve safety for motorists and snowplow operators,...
Courtroom Gavel and Cash

Former trucking company employee ordered to pay back nearly $600,000 in wire fraud case

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A former payroll clerk for a South Dakota trucking company accused of writing checks to herself for more than a...
Brent Spence Bridge

Repairs on Brent Spence Bridge complete ahead of schedule, under budget

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Repairs to the Brent Spence Bridge are expected to be complete and all lanes open to traffic Dec. 22, a day...