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Trucker Fatally Struck By Two Big Rigs Along Indiana Interstate

Morgan County, IN – A trucker was killed early Thursday morning after being struck by passing big rigs along an Indiana interstate. Indiana State Police (ISP) investigators say the crash occurred near mile marker 52 along eastbound Interstate 70 and involved three tractor-trailers.   A preliminary investigation revealed that 37-year-old trucker Alfred Hill Jr., of […]

Love’s Ending Mask Mandate For ‘Fully Vaccinated’ Customers Only

Oklahoma City, OK – Truck stop giant Love’s Travel Stops is lifting its nearly year-long mask mandate for some customers and employees, beginning June 15. On Thursday, the company stated it will stop requiring customers and employees to wear masks, given they are “fully vaccinated.”   “Non-vaccinated customers and employees are still being asked to […]

ARDOT Officials Roll Out New Plan to Ease Congestion From I-40 Bridge Closure

West Memphis, AR – Arkansas transportation officials are implementing a new plan to alleviate traffic congestion as a result of the closure of the Hernando DeSoto Bridge along Interstate 40. This week, the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) released details of a plan officials hope will ease congestion by reducing merging points for travelers being […]

House Democrats Defeat Republican Effort to STOP Massive Insurance Hike on Truckers

Washington D.C. – Today, Democrats on the U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee defeated a Republican-backed effort to stop a massive insurance hike on truckers. In a party line voice vote, Democrats turned away Rep. Mike Bost’s (R-IL) amendment to surface transportation reauthorization legislation (also called the Highway Bill) to strike a controversial provision which […]

WisDOT Shows Off SuperLoad Hauler’s Super Cool Self-Propelled Trailers

Superior, WI – A recent social media post by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is a great reminder that having the right equipment is paramount to the success of any transportation project. Over the weekend, WisDOT took to Facebook to show off what has become a standard item of heavy transport equipment across the industry […]

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