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Two Truckers Arrested After 32 People Found in Refrigerated Trailer

Tucson, AZ – Two truckers were arrested in a recent human smuggling bust after attempting to smuggle 32 illegal aliens in a semi-trailer. According to the Tucson Sector Border Patrol, the bust occurred at the Tucson immigration checkpoint along I-19 on October 14. Agents say a tractor pulling a refrigerated trailer was referred for a secondary […]

3,500 Mack Trucks Workers Go On Strike For First Time Since 1984

Macungie Township, PA – Approximately 3,500 employees of Mack Trucks in Pennsylvania, Florida and Maryland officially went on strike Saturday night at 11:59 p.m. — the first strike from Mack employees since 1984. On Friday evening, leadership from United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 677 posted an update on their website, making the following statement: As of […]

Driverless Truck Company to Test in Minnesota’s “Extreme Winter Conditions”

Minneapolis, MN – A California-based autonomous trucking company is partnering with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to test its self-driving technology in winter conditions. Cupertino, CA-based Plus.ai says it is partnering with MnDOT to test its driverless technology on MnDOT’s MnROAD cold-weather pavement testing facility. The company says the partnership is an effort to […]

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