Over The Road – News

One person was sent to the hospital after two wrecks sent two trucks toppling off the side of a California roadway on Friday morning.  The initial wreck was reported at 6:40 a.m. on Friday, November 2nd on the southbound truck route between the 5 Freeway and 14 Freeway in the… Read more
Published on: 2022-12-02
A truck driver got stuck under a notoriously low bridge in Kansas City on Thursday afternoon, making for the first accident of his long career.  The accident happened on December 1st underneath the Independence Avenue Bridge in Kansas City, Missouri.  According to 9 ABC, the bridge has only a 12… Read more
Published on: 2022-12-02
Love’s will be giving away 12 days of prizes to truck drivers starting next week as part of its annual ‘12 Days of Christmas’ giveaway.  The giveaway begins on December 5th on Love’s Facebook page. Drivers must simply comment on a giveaway post to enter the contest. In addition to… Read more
Published on: 2022-12-02
From Dec. 5 to Dec. 16, customers can enter daily on Love’s Facebook page for chances to win…. Read more
Published on: 2022-12-02
A man is dead after being struck by a truck at a truck wash on Wednesday afternoon.  The incident happened on November 30th at a truck wash in the 1100 block of Black Diamond Street in Laredo, Texas.  According to LMT Online, the semi truck backed up onto a concrete… Read more
Published on: 2022-12-02
“Difficult freight is what we love to do. We want people to know that we are growing as a network of businesses working together…… Read more
Published on: 2022-12-02
A semi truck was found wedged between two bridges in Indiana after an accident on Friday morning.  The incident occurred on December 2nd at around 2:15 a.m. in Hammond, Indiana.  According to WGN 9 News, The truck crashed off the Indiana Toll Road Interstate 90 and ended up wedged upside… Read more
Published on: 2022-12-02
A bill was introduced by Sens. Mark Kelly (D-Arizona) and Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyoming)…. Read more
Published on: 2022-12-02
A truck driver is unhurt after crashing into a utility pole after a possible blackout in Michigan on Thursday morning.  The accident happened on December 1st at about 4 a.m. on southbound US-23 in Tyrone Township in Brighton, Michigan.  According to WLX 10 News, the truck driver left the roadway,… Read more
Published on: 2022-12-01
Truckers and trucking organizations alike say that they are concerned about the impact a potential rail strike could have on the trucking industry.  Union workers recently rejected deals with the freight railroads and demanded improved working conditions and paid sick days for employees. The House of Representatives passed legislation on… Read more
Published on: 2022-12-01
A Flying J in San Antonio was completely destroyed in a massive fire that started at the attached Denny’s restaurant on Thursday morning.  The incident occurred on December 1st at around 5:15 a.m. at the Denny’s attached to the Flying J in the 1800 block of North Foster Road, near… Read more
Published on: 2022-12-01
PepsiCo will receive its first Tesla semi trucks at an event at a Tesla factory on Thursday night.  The event will be held at the Tesla Sparks, Nevada factory and will be livestreamed at 7 p.m. CST on December 1st.  PepsiCo reserved 100 Tesla semi trucks shortly after the concept… Read more
Published on: 2022-12-01
Highway 30 in Oregon has been shut down Thursday after a landslide struck a semi truck, causing the truck and a pile of dirt to block the roadway.  The landslide happened on Wednesday night, November 30th on Highway 30 between Astoria and Clatskanie. The same portion of roadway is shut… Read more
Published on: 2022-12-01
A Cadillac tries to weave between two semi trucks in Pennsylvania on Wednesday night, leading to a serious crash that closed the interstate for nearly seven hours.  The accident happened on November 30th at around 10:15 p.m. in Swatara Township, Pennsylvania on the northbound side of Interstate 83 between Exit… Read more
Published on: 2022-12-01