Truck Driver Follows and Runs Over Man Who Stole His Rig

In Fort Worth, TX, a man who stole a semi bobtail and took it for a joy ride, was struck and killed by the driver of that same rig. According to the report… Police said a man followed an 18-wheeler he reported stolen and fatally struck the driver on the Interstate 35W service road in…

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truck accident india

Little Car Takes Out 2 Trucks and the Trucks Get Blamed!

Turns out, some things are the same worldwide; like truck drivers getting the blame for accidents involving 4-wheelers. Well, the drivers MAY be a BIT crazier over in India! Or maybe it’s just their laws? Not sure. We don’t often report on trucking related news from abroad, but this one deserves a look. Listening to…

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Flatbed Trucking

What Does the Future Hold for Flatbed Truck Drivers?

This is post 3 of 3 in the series “Autonomous Trucks Versus Real Truck Drivers” As we have discussed in our ongoing series, many of you have seen some of the recent headlines proclaiming the coming end of trucking as we know it – the impending doom of massive job loss in the trucking industry.…

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tanker in gas station

Tanker Drivers are Not Going to be Replaced by Driverless Trucks

This is post 2 of 3 in the series “Autonomous Trucks Versus Real Truck Drivers” As you may have read in our last post, many of you have seen some of the recent headlines talking about the future of trucking and how autonomous trucks will eventually put truckers out of a job. Things will run…

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incredulous trucker

Autonomous Trucks are Going to Replace Truckers? Not So Fast!

This is post 1 of 3 in the series “Autonomous Trucks Versus Real Truck Drivers” I’m sure many of you have seen some of the recent headlines proclaiming the coming end of trucking as we know it – the impending doom of massive job loss in the trucking industry: The following article has 24k shares as of…

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Truck Driver’s Great Reaction Saves Lives of Teenagers

Well done truck driver, well done. Semi Truck Accident M72 Posted by Leelanau County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, April 21, 2016 On a rainy day in western Michigan, two teenagers got a second chance at life, thanks to the great instincts and split-second decisions of a local rock hauler. A teenager driving a Buick was trying…

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Roehl Jobs

5 Trucking Companies That Have Great Career Sites for New Drivers

This week we’re featuring truck driving career websites that really give you a glimpse of what to expect during their training process, and how life will be when you’re working for them. These companies also offer programs for experienced drivers and owner-operators, but we’re focusing on their unlicensed prospective drivers programs. Some companies have multiple training facilities, while many have just…

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More Truck-Only Lanes Proposed: Are Trucks Really the Problem?

Labeled as a “developing story” and an “unprecedented move”, the Georgia DOT’s costly 10-year plan would create “truck-only” lanes over a 60 mile stretch of I-75 south of Atlanta. We already have several truck-only lanes in the country. Even more states have areas with “no trucks in left lane”. But more importantly, do these truck-only lanes even work?…

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