It’s not unusual to hear about truckers rushing the aid of motorists in need, often putting themselves in harm’s way to help others. Generally, when pulling a man from a burning vehicle, a heroic trucker might expect gratitude and thanks, not a sock in the face. To one driver’s surprise though, that’s exactly what he got. [click to continue…]

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    A driver was found dead in his vehicle at an Arkansas weigh station after his father reported him missing when he failed to check in or answer his phone. After investigation, the cause of death was found to be carbon monoxide poisoning. [click to continue…]

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    A veteran and much-beloved employee and at a trucking company was found unconscious inside the headquarters, sitting in a chair, and bleeding from his mouth. When paramedics arrived, they transported him to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head. He had been beaten to death. [click to continue…]

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    A Queens, New York driver has been arrested for trying to bypass tolls on the George Washington Bridge by obscuring his license plate and just blowing through the EZPass lane. The crime isn’t new, but the tactic he used to get away with it is like something out of a spy movie. [click to continue…]

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    BabydrivingThe American Trucking Association has announced their agenda for 2015 which predictably lists HOS fixes and highway funding at the top of their priorities, but they also have one goal that’s a bit of a surprise. They want to lower the minimum driver age to 18 years old. [click to continue…]

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    REAL Women In Trucking, the community of and resource for female truckers, has had a landmark moment this week. Having been a growing force in the industry since 2010, the largely social-media-centric movement has become an official trade association and is now accepting members. [click to continue…]

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