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New Report Confirms Trucker Crash Deaths Now at Alarming 31-Year High

Washington D.C. – Trucker crash deaths rose to a 31-year high in 2019, according to a new report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). On Thursday, the NHTSA released a preview of 2019 data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) and preliminary estimates for the first half of 2020.   While some news was […]

Truck Driver Dies in Crash Caused by Tire Blowout

Tipton County, IN – A truck driver was killed last week in a single-vehicle accident in Indiana when the semi he was driving blew a tire, causing the truck to crash. The fatal incident took place on Thursday, September 24 at approximately 4:05 p.m., according to the Indiana State Police (ISP).   John Henderson, 49, […]

Protesters Shut Down and Occupy Brooklyn Bridge

UPDATE: Protesters abruptly exited the Brooklyn Bridge at approximately 11 p.m. local time. According to FNTV, someone was heard saying “we have two minutes to get off the bridge.” ORIGINAL REPORT Brooklyn, NY – A group of protesters shut down the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City on Friday night and intend to occupy it […]

FMCSA to Give Drivers Another Chance to Sound Off On Ways to Crack Down On Brokers

Washington D.C. – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will host a virtual listening session next month over two new proposals calling for stricter regulations for freight brokers as pressure from the White House continues. Last month, the FMCSA published into the Federal Register recently filed petitions by the Owner Operator Independent Driver’s Association (OOIDA) […]

Trucking Company to Soon Equip 1,120 Trucks With Autonomous Platooning Technology

Pittsburgh, PA – Springfield, MO-based Wilson Logistics has expanded its partnership with autonomous technology maker, Locomation, and placed what is being called the “world’s first large-scale autonomous truck order.” In an announcement on Thursday, Locomation indicated Wilson Logistics recently placed a purchase order to begin equipping 1,120 of its trucks with Autonomous Relay Convoy (ARC) […]

Truck Driver Admits Shooting Manager But Claims It Was An Accident

Rockville, CT – A 33-year-old truck driver has been charged in a shooting that took place this week at a Connecticut business. According to the South Windsor Police Department (SWPD), truck driver Alan Rosario, 33, of Springfield, MA, is now charged with assault with a firearm, reckless endangerment, illegal discharge of a firearm, and other […]

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