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  • Crash leaves semi truck teetering from overpass April 24, 2019
    A semi truck was left dangling off of an overpass after a collision with a motorist Wednesday morning. The accident happened at around 10:55 a.m. on Abram Street in Arlington, Texas. According to Fox 4 News, the crash occurred at the intersection of Watson and Abram Streets and involved a blue semi truck hauling cooking […]
    Wimberly Patton
  • Truck driver pleads guilty to intentionally striking inspector with his truck April 24, 2019
    A truck driver who intentionally struck a California State Inspector with his semi truck has been convicted of a felony assault in court this week. The incident happened nearly three years ago on April 25th, 2016 at a Pilot Travel Center in Hesperia, California, but the driver was not convicted until this year. According to […]
    Wimberly Patton
  • Trucker crushed by soundproof wall at roadside construction site April 24, 2019
    A trucker was killed after a piece of soundproof wall fell on top of him at a construction site in North Carolina on Monday, April 22nd. The accident happened at around 9:20 a.m. at a North Carolina Transportation Department project site along US Highway 421 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina near Peace Haven Road. According to […]
    Wimberly Patton
  • Pilot truck stop closed indefinitely following bathroom fire April 23, 2019
    A Pilot travel center in New Jersey has been shut down “until further notice” after catching fire late Monday night. The fire began at around 11:15 p.m. on Monday, April 22nd in Bloomsbury, New Jersey. According to, when firefighters arrived at the 24-hour Pilot Travel Center on Route 173, just off of Route 78 […]
    Wimberly Patton
  • UPS will start using Toyota’s hydrogen semi trucks later this year April 23, 2019
    Toyota’s latest hydrogen-fuel powered semi truck was unveiled this week, and the company says it’s ready to be put to work. Toyota’s Project Portal, a project which applies zero-emission hydrogen fuel-cell technology to commercial trucks, has been around since 2017. But it wasn’t until this year that project directors were confident enough send their hydrogen-fuel […]
    Wimberly Patton
  • Semi crosses center barrier while trying to avoid motorists April 23, 2019
    Several lanes of Interstate 44 in Oklahoma City were shut down early Tuesday morning after a semi truck crossed the center barrier wall. The accident happened around 6:30 a.m. in north Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on I-44 at Interstate 235. According to the Oklahoma City Fire Department, the semi truck was attempting to avoid an initial […]
    Wimberly Patton
  • State renovates busy rest stop, adds 250 truck parking spaces April 22, 2019
    250 semi truck parking spots will be added between Tulsa and Oklahoma city during upcoming rest-stop renovations, officials say. The Stroud service area on the Turner Turnpike, almost exactly halfway between Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma will undergo some serious renovations in the next several years as part of an initiative to improve safety in […]
    Wimberly Patton