With the stroke of a pen, the controversial HOS restart rules have been suspended! As of December 16th, two of the June 2013 restart rules have been rolled back. This means that 34-hour restarts no longer require two consecutive rest periods between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m., and that restart periods can take place more than just once every seven days. [click to continue…]

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    A blow was struck against those cities and towns all across America who are looking to ban “disruptive and dangerous” trucks from their streets. A judge has ruled that a city ordinance in Morgantown, WV banning heavy trucks from using roadways in their downtown area is illegal. [click to continue…]

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    Local authorities are still trying to figure out what caused a murder at a truck stop in Maple Grove, Minnesota that led to police chasing a suspect at high speeds down I-694 before he crashed his vehicle into the median, exited the vehicle with a weapon and was shot and killed by officers on the scene. [click to continue…]

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    Former “Ice Road Truckers: Deadliest Roads” star Timothy Zickuhr has just pled guilty to charges including kidnapping and extortion. [click to continue…]

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    A trucker has been killed and $1 million dollars in cash have been burnt up in a bizarre series of events that took place on I-20 near Waskom, TX at around 4:00a.m. [click to continue…]

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    Trucking veterans will remember when the now infamous Arrow Trucking, Inc. shocked everyone by closing its doors and stranding hundreds of drivers three days before Christmas in 2009. Now the CEO of Arrow, James Douglas Pielsticker, has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of fraud related to his company’s spectacular demise. If he is found guilty on even a small portion of the charges, he could very easily be spending the rest of his life behind bars. [click to continue…]

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