Monday, October 23, 2017 by THE TRUCKER STAFF ORLANDO, Fla. — American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear Monday told delegates to the organization’s..
Monday, November 27, 2017 by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo: Fotosearch DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa officials say a surge in construction projects and an increase..
The Province of Ontario is conducting a survey among truck drivers to identify where additional parking is needed. (©2018 FOTOSEARCH) TORONTO — The Ontario Ministry..
This photo shows the SUV that was struck in the rear by the tractor-trailer. There is substantial damage to the entire vehicle with the most..
Based on a March 9 policy announcement by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Old Dominion Freight Line has withdrawn its petition for a waiver..
President Donald Trump praised the increases the bill provides for military spending and said he had "no choice but to fund our military," AP reported...
Ari Fleischer, who served as press secretary for President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2003, assessed the current state of American politics in general..
Sometimes it’s so difficult for truck drivers to get seen by a doctor they get in the habit of ignoring their health problems altogether, half..
PennDOT says by the end of the month eight more bridges will be open.©2018Fotosearch The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement project, a..
Thompson currently serves as a Board Member for the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) and served as president of the organization in 2016. (Courtesy: ARDOT)..
At 8 p.m. Monday, eastbound I-64 over Captain Frank Road — located 0.29 miles east of I-265 — will be restricted to a single lane..
In this July 24, 2017, file photo, James Matthew Bradley Jr., left, arrives at the federal courthouse for a hearing in San Antonio, Texas. Bradley,..
JACKSON, Miss. — Top Mississippi officials have approved the state's borrowing $25 million to help repair or replace dangerous bridges. Republican Gov. Phil Bryant, Democratic..
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..
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) is joining a national initiative by signing the Transportation Leaders Against Human Trafficking pledge, according..
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..
LAREDO, Texas — Border Patrol Agents on April 20 discovered 59 illegal aliens inside the trailer of a big rig. The illegal aliens were found..
An amendment passed Thursday would clarify Congress’ intention to have primary regulatory authority over interstate commerce and end the erosion of this authority by states..
DENVER — The driver of a stolen tractor-trailer in Colorado deliberately rammed into vehicles and caused numerous injuries before finally being taken into custody by..
By SUSAN HAIGH HARTFORD, Conn. — Some Connecticut state lawmakers aren't giving up on passing legislation before the General Assembly adjourns in less than two..
SOUTH TEXAS — Joint Task Force-West South Texas Corridor (JTF-W South Texas Corridor) of the Customs and Border Protection is working to increase awareness of..
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri auditor said April 26 that she's turning over records to authorities after her office found evidence of conflicts of..
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, also known as the Trucking Alliance, is promoting a new drug testing law that..
ALMA, Ark. — Arkansas Highway Police within just over one week have twice discovered marijuana and cannabis being transported by a tractor trailer. In both..
It can be said that the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) and the American Trucking Associations (ATA) occasionally see eye-to-eye but most of the time..
ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations today opened the process for professional truck drivers to serve on the 2019-2020 America’s Road Team. America’s Road..
According to the Office of New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Murphy has signed an executive order establishing a task..
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS JACKSON, Miss. — Supervisors in two Mississippi counties filed a lawsuit Thursday against Gov. Phil Bryant (above), saying he overstepped his..
WASHINGTON — In the run-up to the annual Infrastructure Week nationwide advocacy event, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing on April 25..
By TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer A federal safety agency is investigating a severe crash and fire involving a Telsa electric car that killed two..
ONO, Pa. — State police say a van explosion Wednesday at a Pennsylvania trucking company claimed the life of one person. Police in Lebanon County..
LAS VEGAS — Brother can you spare a dime? How about 8 million of them? A semi-trailer truck hauling $800,000 worth of dimes crashed Tuesday..
DENVER — The Colorado legislature on Tuesday night passed a bill that dedicates hundreds of millions of dollars to transportation projects and could prompt voters..
By JULIAN HATTEM SALT LAKE CITY — The driver of a Tesla electric car had the vehicle's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode engaged when she slammed into..
For the first time in a long while, all 10 of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s reporting regions are seeing on-highway diesel selling for at..
There’s a lot of concern these days about the growing driver shortage. And it’s a valid concern. But there is another area where the supply..
By ALICE YIN, The Associated Press LANSING, Mich. — Self-driving trucks would be allowed shorter distances between vehicles under legislation that the Michigan House passed..
Coming soon to a state Department of Transportation near you — drones. U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao May 9 announced the first 10 participants in..
PHOENIX — PrePass-approved trucks will soon receive the green light to bypass weigh stations in a number of new locations, according to HELP Inc., the..
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that the world oil glut in place since 2015-2016 has evened out, bringing the price of oil..
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- Truck dumps human waste onto a highway.
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- A driverless semi crashes into a house.
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