Thursday, April 26, 2018
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DriveriQ survey shows carriers raising driver pay to help improve recruiting and retention efforts

DriveriQ survey shows carriers raising driver pay to help improve recruiting and retention efforts

TULSA, Okla. — Driver iQ, a provider of background screening and driver monitoring services to the trucking industry, says carriers taking part in its first quarter 2018 Recruitment and Retention Survey are raising driver pay to help improve recruiting and retention efforts.

Border Patrol agents discover 59 illegal aliens in back of tractor trailer

Border Patrol agents discover 59 illegal aliens in back of tractor trailer

LAREDO, Texas — Border Patrol Agents on April 20 discovered 59 illegal aliens inside the trailer of a big rig.

3 die as two big rigs collide on I-40 in Arkansas

3 die as two big rigs collide on I-40 in Arkansas

CARLISLE, Ark. — Three people died in a collision Tuesday afternoon involving two 18-wheelers on Interstate 40 in central Arkansas, a wreck that closed part of the busy interstate for hours.

ARDOT  joins initiative to combat human trafficking

ARDOT joins initiative to combat human trafficking

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) is joining a national initiative by signing the Transportation Leaders Against Human Trafficking pledge, according to agency officials.

FMCSA declares Georgia trucking company to be an imminent hazard to public safety

FMCSA declares Georgia trucking company to be an imminent hazard to public safety

WASHINGTON -- The Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered an Acworth, Georgia-based trucking company Daya Trucking to immediately cease all interstate and intrastate operations after investigators found the company to pose an imminent hazard to public safety. Daya Trucking, which operates 39 trucks hauling general freight, was served the federal order on April 23, 2018.

Big rigs help Michigan State Police prevent a man from jumping from overpass

Big rigs help Michigan State Police prevent a man from jumping from overpass

DETROIT — Michigan State Police used 13 big rigs to keep a man from jumping off an overpass on the I-696 freeway early Tuesday.

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