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900,000 Truck Drivers Could Lose Job To Autonomous Trucks, U.S. Government Warns

Washington, D.C. – A report issued this month by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is warning that autonomous trucks could displace as many as 900,000 professional truck drivers in as soon as the next decade. The report entitled, “Automated Trucking: Federal Agencies Should Take Additional Steps To Prepare For Potential Workforce Effects,” was published […]

Crashed Truck Driver Struck And Killed By Semi After Exiting His Truck

Rawlins, Wyoming – A truck driver who was involved in a two-semi crash was struck and killed by a third tractor-trailer along Interstate 80 after he exited his truck. According to a recent release, the Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) said the fatal accident happened on Wednesday, March 13, at approximately 9:40 a.m. as troopers were […]

TCA Owner Operator Of The Year Reveals What Helped Him Win $25,000

“The number one thing is attitude. If you’ve got a positive good attitude it will get you a long ways.” – Danny Jewell, 2018 TCA Owner Operator of the Year Las Vegas, Nevada – Last week during the Annual Awards Banquet at the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) 81st Annual Convention, TCA announced the winners of the […]

JUST SAY NO! Critics Urge Lawmakers To Reject Plan To Lower Interstate Driving Age

Little Rock, Arkansas – A newly renewed legislative plan to allow 18-year-olds the opportunity to obtain a commercial drivers license (CDL) and operate cross-country is facing increased scrutiny among critics, even while the effort currently enjoys impressive bi-partisan support in Congress. Last month, the Developing Responsible Individuals for a Vibrant Economy Act (DRIVE-Safe Act), which would […]

Truck Driver Shot By Motorist In Road Rage Incident

Ocala, Florida — According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) a truck driver was shot Thursday by a motorist in an apparent incident of road rage. Officials say they received a call at approximately 10:30 p.m. that a shooting had taken place along Interstate 75. According to investigators, a truck driver was shot on […]

Truck Driver Struck And Killed By Semi While Tarping Load

Whitman County, Washington – A 33-year-old truck driver was struck and killed by a semi Thursday morning at the Port of Wilma, just northwest of Clarkston, as he was tarping his load. According to the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office, truck driver Derick P. Abshire was hit by a semi-truck on Wilma Drive at about 7:30 […]

Truck Driver Leads Police On Multi-State Chase

Dearborn County, Indiana – A truck driver resisted a traffic stop and led police on a more than 30-mile, multi-state chase on Wednesday. According to the Dearborn County Sheriff’s Office, Tony Henson, 45, of Cynthiana, Kentucky, fled after a Cincinnati Police officer attempted to stop his bobtail semi on Wednesday. In a release, officials said […]

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