Distracted Truck Drivers Cause Two Fatal Accidents Along I-70, Police Say

Clay County, Indiana – Interstate 70 between Brazil and Terre Haute turned deadly Saturday morning as two fatal accidents involving tractor-trailers happened within a couple of hours. Police say the first of the two accidents occurred just after 9 a.m. A tractor-trailer was operating in the left lane of westbound on I-70 near mile-marker 10 […]

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 […]

ELD Battle Is Back… Legislation To Exempt Small Carriers And Ag Haulers Re-introduced

Washington D.C. – Legislation that would exempt small carriers and agricultural haulers from the electronic logging devices (ELD) mandate has been re-introduced for consideration by the U.S. House of Representatives. On Tuesday, Reps. Collin Peterson (D-MN) and Greg Gianforte (R-MT) once again introduced legislation meant to provide relief from the ELD mandate to smaller carriers and ag […]

“It’s Time” For HOS Changes Says FMCSA Administrator

Las Vegas, Nevada – In a speech to the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) membership on Tuesday at the Wynn Las Vegas, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Administrator, Ray Martinez, told attendees it is time for hours of service (HOS) reform. Martinez said a comprehensive review of HOS regulations has not been conducted in more […]

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