Truck Collided With Toll Plaza At “Fairly High Rate Of Speed”

Truck Collided With Toll Plaza At “Fairly High Rate Of Speed” The crash happened around 8 a.m. in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Though three of the seven toll lanes are designed for commercial vehicle use, the trucker steered his rig into a lane designed for cars only and struck the upper canopy, becoming wedged within the […]

Truck driver extricated from rig after load of logs penetrates cab

A truck driver is in stable condition after an accident that severely mangled the cab of his truck on Tuesday evening. The accident happened at mile marker 218 on Interstate 74 in Illinois, on Tuesday, February 20th.   According to Carnaghi Towing & Repair, who was part of the recovery team, the driver was trapped inside […]

Grand Island Town Board bans truck stops with resident support

There won’t be a new truck stop on Grand Island if the Town Board has anything to say about it. Town Board members Friday did an end-run around plans for such a facility even being introduced on Grand Island by amending the town’s zoning code to ban them from being built anywhere on the island. The […]

Tax Overhaul Impact: OTR Company Drivers

In general, under “Tax Reform and Jobs Act” company OTR drivers that previously claimed itemized deductions for unreimbursed employee expenses will likely experience a tax increase[1]. The following tables are designed to assist OTR employee truck drivers in evaluating the impact of the Tax Reform Act passed into law on December 22, 2017. Single Driver […]

VIDEO: Traffic cameras show crash involving 50-60 cars on snowy Iowa interstate

AMES, Iowa (WTHR) – One person died in a crash involving dozens of vehicles on an Iowa interstate that was captured on traffic cameras. 53-year-old Dana Easter was killed when the bus he was driving hit a row of stopped vehicles on Interstate 35 early Monday afternoon. According to WHO-TV, traffic had been stopped due […]