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GP Transco continues progress, plans move to new HQ

On April 15, as some trucking companies struggled with losing freight because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, one northern Illinois carrier showed just what it means to be truly “essential” these days.
That was the day an Antonov AN-124 cargo plane landed at Chicago Rockford International Airport, delivering 600,000 pounds of much-needed medical supplies from Malaysia. During the......Read More

Harvey Butcher hangs up the keys

Rush Truck Centres of Canada has announced longtime salesman Harvey Butcher has retired. Butcher’s 49-year career concluded May 31. He has spent the last eight years selling new and used trucks and trailers to customers in Durham Region on behalf of Rush Truck Centres of Canada. “Harvey is now ready for more games of golf and time with his wife, kids and grandkids,” the company said......Read More

Changes to hours of service effective Sept. 29

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration today published in the Federal Register changes to the regulations it says provide “greater flexibility” while not undermining highway safety. The changes go into effect Sept. 29. The changes had been announced in the middle of May. Publication in the Federal Register was required to make them official.....Read More

Spread of COVID-19 forces lockdown of Gallup, NM

The City of Gallup, New Mexico and its some 22,000 residents are still on lockdown as the state’s governor extended an order intended to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.........Read More

TWO OF THREE WHO DIED IN WYOMING I-80 PILEUPS WERE TRUCKERS

Two truck drivers were among the three people killed in last week’s massive pileups on Interstate 80 in Wyoming, and a new video shows part of one of the collisions as it unfolded......Read More

2 TRUCKS CRASH ON I-15 IN CALIFORNIA; 2 PEOPLE DIE

Two people died when two tractor-trailers collided and caught fire on southbound Interstate 15 in Barstow, California early Sunday morning, Jan. 19.....Read more

2 TRUCKERS AMONG 5 KILLED IN PA TURNPIKE CRASH

Two truck drivers were among the five people who died in a crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in the early morning hours of Sunday, Jan. 5. Both were in one of two UPS tractor-trailers that struck a loaded tour bus that overturned on the turnpike southeast of Pittsburgh.....Read More

LOADED WITH LETTUCE, TRUCK HITS DISABLED VEHICLE IN LA

A tractor-trailer loaded with lettuce stuck a disabled vehicle and rolled over Monday, Dec. 30 in the Sunland neighborhood of Los Angeles. The collision and a small fire occurred at about 12:20 a.m. on the westbound 210 Freeway.....Read More

HIGH WINDS TOPPLE TRUCKS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

High winds in Southern California Tuesday, Dec. 17, knocked over several tractor-trailers and caused many more to stop alongside one freeway about 50 miles east of Los Angeles......Read More

BUTANE TANKER ROLLOVER STOPS I-15 TRAFFIC FOR 10 HOURS

A tanker with two trailers of butane rolled over on Interstate 15 in Lehi, Utah Saturday morning, Nov. 30, closing the highway for more than 10 hours and forcing the evacuation of some nearby residents.....Read More

 

DRIVER DIES AS TRACTOR-TRAILER FALLS FROM I-10 IN SAN ANTONIO

A 62-year-old trucker died Thursday, Nov. 7, when his tractor-trailer fell from an interstate in Texas. Elsewhere, two tractor-trailers and a box truck were involved in a construction zone accident in Wisconsin Thursday, and a trucker had......Read More

KENTUCKY CARRIER CORETRANS HIKES DRIVER PAY

Kentucky-based CoreTrans recently announced a five-cents-per-mile pay increase. Drivers will also receive a half-cent-per-mile raise every six months with no maximum, according to a.......Read More

   

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