Over The Road – News

he Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) released a list of planned vehicle restrictions for this weekend ahead of winter weather…. Read more
Published on: 2022-01-14
An emergency order suspending weight and HOS restrictions for drivers providing aid to storm-ravaged areas of Kentucky has been extended through mid-February.  The emergency order was initially issued in December 2020, and was set to expire at 12:01 a.m. on January 14th. Now, the weight and HOS suspensions will continue… Read more
Published on: 2022-01-14
A truck driver appears to be hauling a little more than his usual cargo in this bizarre video clip…. Read more
Published on: 2022-01-14
Coastal Transport is kicking off the new year with its largest pay increase in company history…. Read more
Published on: 2022-01-14
One special driver will haul an enormous load on a 400 mile route across Pennsylvania for the next two weeks, and trucking experts say it’s going to be quite a feat.  The 213 foot long, 294 ton load is a tank from a decommissioned nuclear training site and is longer… Read more
Published on: 2022-01-14
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg seems to be working to spread the word about the unfair treatment of truckers, recent interviews show.  The recent supply chain disruption and subsequent backlog at ports across the country have brought the flaws behind traditional compensation of drivers to the surface. Under the current standards,… Read more
Published on: 2022-01-14
The Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) says that they'll be pulling in all commercial vehicles starting today ahead of a major impending winter storm…. Read more
Published on: 2022-01-14
I-35 will be narrowed to one lane in each direction about three miles north of SH-153 (mile marker 8) between Thackerville and…… Read more
Published on: 2022-01-14
Police are investigating a potential hit-and-run after a man was struck by a semi truck and left on the side of the highway for hours.  The accident happened on Thursday, January 13th on westbound Interstate 10 close to the I-10 westbound bridge near the Louisiana-Mississippi state line. At around 2… Read more
Published on: 2022-01-14
This week, a company that makes cast iron skillets shared video of an unusual heavy haul…. Read more
Published on: 2022-01-14
New Jersey State Police (NJSP) are asking for public help in locating drivers involved in an assault incident this week. On Thursday, NJSP announced that they’re asking for public help with an assault investigation involving two SUV drivers and a truck driver. The incident occurred around 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday,… Read more
Published on: 2022-01-14
Missouri transportation officials say that westbound I-70 is still closed after a fire occurred near the interstate on Thursday morning. Firefighters responded at 6 a.m. on Thursday to a fire at a homeless encampment at I-70 and Benton Boulevard in Kansas City. One person was found dead at the encampment…. Read more
Published on: 2022-01-13
A truck driver and TikTok user recently shared a popular video with a simple message about how vitally important it is to respectfully share the road with big rigs…. Read more
Published on: 2022-01-13