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...
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...

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...
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...
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....
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...

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...
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,...

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...

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...
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...
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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...

7 people, including 5 children, are killed, 8 hurt in Florida crash involving 2...

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The church van headed south was packed with children, an hour to go before reaching Walt Disney World after a...

Melton handily transports Huey helicopter from Bristow to Tulsa for space museum

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TULSA, Okla. — The phone rings at the Melton Truck Lines office in Tulsa.“Good morning. Melton Truck Lines. You say some manufactured steel to...

Werner Enterprises provides relief aid after historic Nebraska flooding

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OMAHA, Neb. — Many states are still tirelessly working to recover after catastrophic flooding affected parts of the Midwest recently. Hundreds of families lost...
CVSA Safe Driver Week

Drivers of passenger vehicles received nearly three times as many warnings, citations than commercial...

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GREENBELT, Md. —During this year’s Operation Safe Driver Week, July 12-18, law-enforcement personnel observed a total of 66,421 drivers engaging in unsafe driver behaviors...

Poll shows nine in 10 Americans support bill leading to younger drivers in interstate...

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WASHINGTON — Nearly nine in 10 Americans support the DRIVE-Safe Act, newly re-introduced bipartisan legislation supporters say will help address the nation’s shortage of...
Lynard Skynard Memorial

Mississippi adds road signs on Interstate 55 for Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash site

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GILLSBURG, Miss. — Lynyrd Skynyrd, the rock band famous for "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Free Bird," now has highway signs pointing to the site...