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    CargoNet issues warning ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

    Each holiday period, cargo thieves seek to exploit the abundance of loaded trailers and warehouses that will remain unattended for an extended period of time. In order to inform industry professionals of the highest theft risks, CargoNet reviewed trucking theft data from the Tuesday prior to Thanksgiving to the Monday following Thanksgiving for 2015 to […] More

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    Santa drives a semi truck in new Coca Cola commercial

    Santa Claus traded in his sleigh for a semi this year in a moving new big budget ad from Coca-Cola. This year, soft drink giant Coca-Cola tapped “Thor: Ragnarok” director Taika Waititi to tell the story of a father who goes to the ends of the earth to deliver his daughter’s letter to Santa. After an […] More

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    Boise Stage Shop offers truckers a free Thanksgiving dinner

    An Idaho truck stop will once again be brightening the holidays for truckers out on the road with a free turkey dinner. On Thursday, November 26, the Boise Stage Stop in Boise, Idaho, will once again be treating truckers with a valid CDL to a free turkey dinner as a way to say thanks and […] More

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    New Love’s Opens in Oregon

    On Thursday, Love’s Travel Stops opened a new store in Oregon. The new Love’s truck stop is located off U.S. Highway 97 in Madras, Oregon. Amenities at the new store include 82 truck parking spaces, an Arby’s restaurant, six diesel bays, five showers, laundry facilities, a CAT Scale, and a dog park. “We’re excited to […] More

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    ‘Fake cops’ pulled over and tried to rob a trucker

    Authorities are asking drivers to use extra caution after two police impersonators attempted to rob a truck driver on Monday morning in Alberta, Canada. According to police, the robbery attempt occurred around 10:40 a.m. on November 2 on Highway 41, near Consort, Alberta. Police said that a semi truck driver traveling south was pulled over by […] More

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    New TravelCenter of America opens in Carthage, Texas

    A new TA Express location has opened in Carthage, Texas. The site, which was formerly Gateway Travel Plaza, is located on Interstate 20 and U.S. Highway 59. The site contains new amenities such as: Five diesel fueling positions with RFID and DEF on all lanes 16 Exxon gasoline fueling lanes 50 truck parking and 100 […] More

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    More than 5,000 trucks placed OOS during brake blitz

    The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) this week announced the results from this year’s Brake Safety Week enforcement effort. Brake Safety Week took place in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada from August 23 — 29, 2020. The CVSA released the results from the week-long brake blitz on October 27. During Brake Safety Week, a total […] More

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    Winter weather causes pileup near Wyoming-Nebraska border

    A weekend winter storm caused the season’s first major pileup on Interstate 80 near the Wyoming-Nebraska border. On Sunday afternoon, a pileup was reported on westbound I-80 between Cheyenne and the Wyoming/Nebraska border. According to postings on Facebook, approximately 10 semi trucks and 5 passenger vehicles were involved in the crash. It isn’t clear if […] More

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