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“Heart Attack” Trucker Loses His Life But May Have Saved Others

Oconee County, South Carolina – A truck driver suffering a heart attack potentially saved the lives of motorists early Friday morning, but sadly lost his. Karl Addis, Oconee County coroner, said a 55-year-old truck driver from Poplar Bluff, MO, was traveling northbound along I-85 at approximately 2:40 a.m. Friday when he began suffering a heart […]

Six States Plan Major Enforcement Blitz This Weekend

Little Rock, Arkansas – Law enforcement agencies in six states are preparing a massive crackdown on impaired driving. April 20th is widely-known to be a celebratory occasion for those who smoke marijuana. In response, police in six states are gearing up for a large-scale enforcement effort in support of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s […]

U.S. DOT To Require Inspections Of Rear Guards, Research Of Side Guards

Washington D.C. – A new report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) urged the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to begin requiring rear guards to be inspected during commercial vehicle annual inspections. The report entitled, “Truck Underride Guards: Improved Data Collections, Research and Inspections Needed,” recommends four actions DOT should take in an effort […]

Shutdown Shut Down: Why It Failed

SHUTDOWN SHUT DOWN, part 2 Why It Failed In recent months, Transportation Nation Network received unprecedented access inside the planning of the nationwide trucker shutdown organized by Black Smoke Matters (BSM). In part two of our series we will analyze what went wrong.   Raise your hand if you are a professional truck driver and feel as […]

“Top Three Kenworths” Owners Work Hard And Win Big (PHOTOS)

Kirkland, Washington – Three Kenworth customers earned all-expense paid trips for two to visit the Kenworth Chillicothe assembly plant in Ohio, after winning the inaugural “Top Three Kenworths in the Show” competition at the 30th PKY Truck Beauty Championship held as part of the 2019 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS). Kenworth was the exclusive truck OEM sponsor […]

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