Icy Conditions Lead To 8-Vehicle Crash Involving Multiple Big Rigs In Arizona

Parks, Arizona – Authorities said icy roads, slick conditions and speed all contributed to an 8-vehicle crash involving multiple big rigs along I-40 Thursday morning. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS), the crash happened around 8:45 a.m. along westbound I-40 just west of Flagstaff. Authorities said a tour bus came to rest pinned […]

2 Dead In Fiery Chain Reaction Crashes Involving 5 Big Rigs On I-5

San Joaquin County, California – At least two people have died in a series of crashes involving multiple big rigs Thursday morning along I-5. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) the tragic scene began unfolding at approximately 6:37 in the northbound lanes of I-5 near Highway 12 in Flag City. The first of the collisions […]

Truck Driver Perishes In Fiery Crash After Colliding With Disabled Car

Henrico County, Virginia – A truck driver perished on Wednesday after the tractor-trailer he was operating struck the rear of a disabled passenger vehicle parked along the shoulder of Interstate 95 in Henrico County. According to Virginia State Patrol (VSP) the crash occurred along southbound I-95 near Brook Road at 4:52 a.m. Investigators said the tractor-trailer […]

U.S. DOT Takes Steps To Speed Deployment Of Autonomous Vehicles, Wants Your Comments

Washington D.C. – One day after autonomous technology maker TuSimple announced it would be conducting a test of its vehicles for the United States Postal Service (USPS), the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued advance notices of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to remove “unnecessary” […]

Rhode Island To Add More Truck-Only Toll Locations Soon

Providence, Rhode Island – It will soon be more expensive for truckers operating through Rhode Island as the state’s Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced it will begin collecting tolling fees at a new gantry in July. The new gantry will be located at the Woonasquatucket River Bridge on Route 6, and will be the third one […]

Penske Logistics To Lay Off 80 Employees, “Mostly” Truck Drivers

Fort Wayne, Indiana – Pennsylvania-based Penske Logistics has notified 80 employees of their impending layoff according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. In a Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification (WARN) letter dated May 18, the company says it plans to close its facility located at 22150 W. Pleasant Ridge, Bldg. 2, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. […]

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