Transportation Nation Network

White House Lauds ‘Innovative’ Way to Get More Truckers Vaccinated

Washington D.C. – The Biden Administration is lauding recent efforts to both vaccinate truckers as well as to persuade more of them to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. In a White House briefing on Monday, Jen Psaki, press secretary, said in future briefings she will be “lifting up some of the innovative ways that Americans across […]

Canadian Trucker Charged in $14 MILLION Cocaine Smuggling Bust

Ontario, Canada – A Canadian trucker is facing charges after being busted with an estimated $14 million (CAD) worth of cocaine last month. According to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), on June 15, 2021, a commercial semi-truck driven by 24-year-old Pardeep Singh of LaSalle, Quebec, entered Canada in Fort Erie, Ontario.   Singh was […]

New I-40 Bridge Inspection Reveals ARDOT Missed Even More Needed Repairs

Memphis, TN – A new inspection of the shuttered Hernando DeSoto Bridge along Interstate 40 revealed previous inspections failed to identify additional repairs also needed before the bridge can be reopened. Following the abrupt closure of the I-40 bridge — connecting Arkansas and Tennessee — in May, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) commissioned a […]

Knight-Swift Acquires LTL Giant AAA Cooper in Massive $1.35 BILLION Deal

Phoenix, AZ – The largest trucking company in North America, Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc., grew exponentially this week following the acquisition of less-than-load (LTL) giant AAA Cooper Transportation. Knight-Swift announced on Monday it had acquired 100% of Dothan, AL-based AAA Cooper and an affiliated entity in a deal worth $1.35 billion.   The transaction included […]

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