Over The Road – News

Illinois State Police arrested a truck driver on drug trafficking charges after finding a large amount of suspected cocaine/fentanyl during a routine roadside CMV inspection. The post $700K worth of drugs uncovered during routine roadside CMV inspection appeared first on CDLLife…. Read more
Published on: 2024-02-21
A trucking company in Illinois used earpieces to help CDL test takers cheat in exchange for money, new court documents reveal.  Mykola Datkun, the owner of Maximum Services Inc. in Island Lake, Illinois appeared in a Chicago court on Wednesday, February 21st for charges related to the production of fraudulent… Read more
Published on: 2024-02-21
New Mexico State Police released the results from a nine day CMV blitz that took place last week. The post ‘Strike team’ cited hundreds of truckers during nine day CMV blitz in New Mexico appeared first on CDLLife…. Read more
Published on: 2024-02-21
Witnesses work to console trucker, contact police after his semi truck got stuck on a railroad crossing in Mississippi on Tuesday.  The incident occurred in Gulfport, Mississippi on the railroad tracks on 33rd Avenue on February 20th.  According to WLOX, witnesses called Gulfport Police after noticing a semi truck sitting… Read more
Published on: 2024-02-21
Truckers and their supporters gathered Monday to protest a proposed neighborhood truck parking ban that may change their way of life.  The protesters are residents of Loxahatchee and The Acreage, Florida – an area that is looking to prevent truckers from parking their rigs on their own property even though… Read more
Published on: 2024-02-21
The Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) is just around the corner — here's what you need to know if you're planning on attending this year. The post Headed to MATS this year? Here’s what you need to know. appeared first on CDLLife…. Read more
Published on: 2024-02-21
A major pileup crash occurred on a foggy Mississippi highway on Wednesday morning. The post Twenty vehicle pileup on Mississippi highway declared ‘mass casualty’ crash appeared first on CDLLife…. Read more
Published on: 2024-02-21
Video captured on Wednesday shows a dump truck bridge strike in Dayton, Ohio. The video was captured around 9:20 a.m. on February 21 on eastbound U.S. 35, WHIO reports. Video captured by a motorist and shared with WHIO shows a dump truck approaching an overpass with the bed raised. The… Read more
Published on: 2024-02-21
A bicyclist is dead after crashing into a tractor trailer parked in South Carolina last week.  The accident happened on Wednesday, February 14th, in Horry County, South Carolina. The identity of the man on the bicycle was not released until February 20th.  According to WBTW, 82-year-old John Farr was riding… Read more
Published on: 2024-02-21
“Capacity could drop as rates hover near or below operating costs, which is crucial for the spot market to reach equilibrium.”… Read more
Published on: 2024-02-21
The troopers said they will continue to conduct operations like this throughout the year…. Read more
Published on: 2024-02-21
Complaints against A-1’s towing are beginning to escalate as the operation begins to target cars as well as semi trucks.  The most recent incident occurred on February 9th, when at least five people has their cars towed from a lot adjacent to Pleasant Liquor and Pleasant Hookah & Cigar Lounge… Read more
Published on: 2024-02-20
An OTR truck driver was arrested in Ohio earlier this month on a warrant for hundreds of charges related to a theft. The post OTR truck driver arrested in Ohio on nearly 650 charges appeared first on CDLLife…. Read more
Published on: 2024-02-20
Amid widespread concern over a trucker boycott of New York City, a truck driver offers a different perspective on why drivers might avoid pickups and deliveries there. The post Trucker says lack of parking, tolls, and crime are the real reasons why he won’t go to New York City appeared… Read more
Published on: 2024-02-20