TBS Digital Factoring April
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...
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...
Truck stuck in tunnel

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,...
truck hit snow plow in Wyoming

Multiple snowplows hit on Wyoming interstates, highways over five-day period

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation has reported 10 snowplow strikes over a five-day span as plows were out maintaining the roads...
Truck with a flag on Constitution Avenue

Polite protesting truckers get results in Washington

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WASHINGTON — Naysayers had been at it since before the start of the May 1 “mayday” protest by small trucking business owner-operators. It seemed...

9 semis involved in accident on I-80 in Nebraska

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — At least three people were injured in a large-scale accident on Interstate 80 Wednesday morning that involved nine semi-trucks and...
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...

Bail set at $400,000 for flatbed driver in fatal Colorado crash

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GOLDEN, Colo. — A speeding semitrailer whose driver appeared to one witness to be "wide eyed" and "terrified" passed a truck ramp before plowing...
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....

Arizona joins 47 other states with cellphone-driving law

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PHOENIX  — Arizona ended a decade of resistance to restrictions on using a cellphone while driving when Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law Monday...
TuSimple

A peek into the future: Autonomous trucks are coming, but drivers will still be...

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When it comes to autonomous vehicles, we’re in Level 3, almost to Level 4. That’s according to the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) “J3016...
St. Charles Minnesota Loves

Love’s opens new locations in Wyoming, Minnesota, Alabama and Nebraska

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops has opened new locations in James Town, Wyoming; St. Charles, Minnesota; Hamilton, Alabama; and Papillion, Nebraska. The James...
traffic jam

Georgia’s planned ‘truck-only’ lanes would be first to exclude noncommercial vehicles

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While the concept of separate “truck-only” drive lanes, separated from other traffic by barrier walls or medians, is not a new idea, the actual...
CBSA Tobacco Seizure

Canada’s ‘Project Butane’ leads to fraud charges, seizure of 80,000 pounds of contraband tobacco...

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MONTREAL — Project Butane, an investigation begun in 2018 by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) of a suspected contraband tobacco network, has resulted...
South Dakota Snowplow Lights

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

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

Survey: Driver pay will need to approach $100K to make significant impact on turnover

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TULSA, Okla. — Driver pay will have to approach $100,000 before compensation will have a significant impact on driver turnover.So say the results of...

Pilot Flying J opens new travel center in Arlington, Washington

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J has opened Pilot Travel Center in Arlington, Washington. “We’re thrilled to serve the Arlington community and contribute to the...

GPS leads big rig onto 6-ton limit bridge, which collapses into river

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OLA, Ark. — The Arkansas Democrat Gazette reported Thursday that crews were working to remove an 18-wheeler from a river in Arkansas after the...
Interstate 35 Checkpoint

U.S. Border Patrol agents find missing girl hidden in tractor-trailer at Texas checkpoint

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LAREDO, Texas — A missing girl was found hidden inside a tractor-trailer at the Interstate 35 checkpoint by officers of the U.S. Customs and...
Police Lights 1

Kidnapped woman escapes 18-wheeler in Texas; another woman still in truck could be in...

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UPDATED Aug. 31, 2020CISCO, Texas — Law-enforcement officials are asking for help finding a tractor-trailer that could be involved in human sex trafficking, according...