Over The Road – News

A county in Alabama has been awarded a large grant to aid in the construction of a new trucking company hub.  Dale County in Alabama was awarded a $180,000 Community Development Block Grant from the state to provide infrastructure for a new trucking facility for Averitt Express.  According to WDHN… Read more
Published on: 2024-07-17
A Wisconsin man was convicted on fraud charges for submitting false information in order to obtain semi trucks for his company. The post Owner guilty of fraud for making false statements to obtain semi trucks for his business appeared first on CDLLife…. Read more
Published on: 2024-07-17
A trucking company caught fire during a lightning storm in Massachusetts on Tuesday night.  The incident occurred on July 16th at Gurrisi Trucking on Corwin Street in Peabody, Massachusetts.  According to Patch News, the fire started during a lightning storm, although lightning has not officially been determined as the cause… Read more
Published on: 2024-07-17
A crash that caused a semi truck to leave the roadway and collide with a church was captured on video on Tuesday in Texas. The post Video captured in Texas shows semi truck striking Honda then church appeared first on CDLLife…. Read more
Published on: 2024-07-17
Truck Parking Club is thrilled to announce a significant achievement in our mission to address the truck parking shortage: we have reached 500 Property Members The post Truck Parking Club Hits 500 Locations appeared first on CDLLife…. Read more
Published on: 2024-07-17
This load … measures approximately 22 ft. 9 in. tall, 19 ft. 9 in. wide, 278 ft. 2 in. long, and weighs 915,546 pounds…. Read more
Published on: 2024-07-17
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) shared brake inspection tips to help truckers prepare for Brake Safety Week in August. The post Here are 10 brake lining and pad tips truckers should know ahead of CVSA Brake Safety Week appeared first on CDLLife…. Read more
Published on: 2024-07-16
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Rig Hut: Truck Parking Management Software appeared first on CDLLife…. Read more
Published on: 2024-07-16
A truck driver proves you can still keep up with your hobbies while OTR in this neat video.  In the clip, a truck driver shows off his small-but-mighty model train set constructed in his sleeper cab.  “Just a 1’x2′ simple town layout with Kato micro curve track and Euro running… Read more
Published on: 2024-07-16
The Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) detailed a recent commercial vehicle traffic stop that revealed equipment and license violations. The post Georgia officer finds multiple violations on commercial vehicle pulled over for ‘sparks flying’ appeared first on CDLLife…. Read more
Published on: 2024-07-16
Engine-maker Cummins Inc. announced a major U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to fund the transition to manufacturing zero-emissions components and electric powertrain systems. The post Cummins awarded $75 million for zero-emissions production appeared first on CDLLife…. Read more
Published on: 2024-07-16
Oregon State Police (OSP) arrested a man on assault charges and more following an incident that left a truck driver injured at a rest area in Douglas County. The post Suspect broke into big rig at Oregon rest area with hatchet, ran over trucker, cops say appeared first on CDLLife…. Read more
Published on: 2024-07-16
The truck driver who intentionally crashed into a Texas Department of Public Safety building in April was indicted earlier this month.  The accident happened on April 12th in Brehnam, Texas. Two people were killed. 41-year-old truck driver Clenard Parker was indicted last week, July 9th, on multiple charges.  According to… Read more
Published on: 2024-07-16
A van driver manages to get into two separate crashes in less than ten seconds, and a trucker's dash cam was rolling to capture the whole bizarre incident. The post Van driver driving away from previous crash hits dash cammer’s ‘brand new semi truck’ appeared first on CDLLife…. Read more
Published on: 2024-07-16
Thieves in Philadelphia made off with a load of beef early on Tuesday morning.  The crime happened on Tuesday morning, July 16th at around 4:50 a.m. as the commercial vehicle was parked at 63rd Street near Eastwick Avenue.  According to 6 ABC, the truck driver did not realize the theft… Read more
Published on: 2024-07-16