12 Common Semi-Truck Breakdowns You Need To Know

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When you are on the road, you’re making money. When you’re stuck on the side of the road waiting for semi repair, you can start counting the dollars as they drift away. Semi-truck towing isn’t cheap, and it isn’t even the ultimate solution. Semi-truck breakdowns happen in the most inconvenient places to boot. Knowledge Is …

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Marijuana In The Trucking Industry

Marijuana In Trucking

Marijuana Mania has gone wild over the past few years. Some states have legalized it for personal use and in other states, it is still a criminal activity to use marijuana. But rest assured, no matter where you reside in the USA, marijuana is not legal under federal laws. The federal government recognizes marijuana as …

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I-95 Pileup in Maine Leaves Several Injured

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I-95 Shut Down as 30 Car Pileup Injures Dozens A pileup in on I-95 has shut down northbound lanes near Carmel Maine officials say. More than 30 vehicles were involved in the accident. The accident will likely cause the interstate to be shut down for the majority of Tuesday stated the Maine State Police. Emergency …

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Updated: Crash on PA Turnpike Kills 5 and Injures Many

PA TURNPIKE CRASH KILLS 5

Aerial Footage of Crash on PA Turnpike   PA Turnpike Crash Kills 5 and Injures Many At least five people were killed in a crash happening on the Pennsylvania turnpike around 3:30 a.m. The crash closed the turnpike between exits 75 and 161 going both directions. Officials say a bus traveling downhill failed to make …

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69 Cars Involved in Pile Up On I64 – Shuts Down Interstate

69 Car Pile Up Shuts Down I64 An accident on i64 involving more than 65 cars has shut down a stretch of Virginia’s interstate. Currently all lanes eastbound near Williamsburg, VA are closed per the Virginia Department of Transportation. The Virginia Department of Transportation Hampton Roads stated the crash occurred at the Queens Creek bridge …

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GDS Express Closes Days Before Christmas

GDS EXPRESS CLOSED

Akron, OH – Ohio-based carrier GDS Express has closed it’s doors suddenly just days before Christmas. This announcement came to many drivers last Tuesday leaving them stranded at truck stops and highways across the US. Fuel cards were shut off on Wednesday, Dec 18th and office staff and drivers were allegedly not paid. This new’s …

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Updated: Celadon to File Bankruptcy, Largest in U.S. History

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Celadon to File for Bankruptcy Indianapolis, IN – News announced Friday states that Celadon Group may file Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week, this news coming from sources internal. With over 3,200 drivers employed, the company brought in over one billion in revenue in 2015. Freightwaves reported on Friday that the carrier based out of Indianapolis …

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Thanksgiving Traffic Expected To Rise in 2019

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  Thanksgiving Traffic Estimations for 2019   This thanksgiving around 50 million people will travel the country’s roads. Slightly more than in previous years which equates into a 2.8% increase. This data comes from a collaboration between travel services giant AAA and transportation analytics company INRIX. If you are traveling this Thanksgiving holiday, expect major …

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Pilot Flying J Offering Free Breakfast for Veterans Day

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Free Breakfast at Pilot Flying J Pilot/Flying J, A leader in the trucking world is offering all military veterans free breakfast from November 8th to the 11th at participating travel center locations throughout the US. The company stated they are offering a choice of a free PJ breakfast sandwich, grill item or breakfast pizza and …

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