Kenny Capell and his co-driver wife were at a weigh station in Georgia when an officer asked for the IDs of both drivers. Capell was in the sleeper getting his federally mandated rest, but woke up and presented the officer with his ID before going back to sleep. Three weeks later it happened again, and Capell, unwilling to jump through the same hoops for the same officer, refused. He was arrested and charged with obstruction of justice. Now, after a year, allegations of police misconduct, internal affairs investigations, and misplaced evidence, all charges against Capell have been dropped. [click to continue…]

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    The former bookkeeper for a trucking company has admitted to stealing nearly $3.5 million from the carrier. She had been embezzling funds for more than 15 years before she was caught and sentenced to 63 months in prison. [click to continue…]

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    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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