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Man in wheelchair reminisces about accidental 55 mph ride on front of semi truck...

Ben Carpenter, a man in a wheelchair with muscular dystrophy, says that he is still getting asked about his infamous two mile ride on the front of a semi, a decade after the incident. Ben's wild...
Spokane installs new height sensors to prevent bridge strikes

Spokane installs new height sensors to prevent bridge strikes

After 37 bridge strikes in the last decade, the overpass with the worst bridge strike record in Spokane is finally experiencing an upgrade. The Stevens Avenue bridge in Spokane, Washington has just received a new...
Naked suspect arrested for alleged attack on sleeping truck driver

Naked suspect arrested for alleged attack on sleeping truck driver

California police have arrested a man for allegedly entering a semi truck and beating the sleeping driver.
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Iowa man takes semi truck on a “wild and reckless” joyride through South Omaha

An Iowa man took a 2013 Peterbilt semi for a destructive spin through a Nebraska neighborhood, knocking down power poles, tearing up lawns, and significantly damaging the truck in the process. The incident occurred around...
VIDEO: Mechanics find a slithery surprise while working on big rig

VIDEO: Mechanics find a slithery surprise while working on big rig

Mechanics are used to finding abnormalities under the hood. This one threw them for a loop! This video was submitted on May 24, 2018.
Part of I-70 in KC metro area closing June 8 – 11 - Major traffic impacts

Expect major traffic headaches when I-70 in Kansas City shuts down for a whole...

The Missouri Department of Transportation is temporarily closing a section of Interstate 70 in the Kansas City metro area. I-70 will be closed in both directions between I-435 – I-470. The interstate will be shut...
Trucking company convicted of 13 federal charges after oil plant explosion

Trucking company convicted of 13 federal charges after oil plant explosion

A trucking company was convicted 13 of federal charges for their hand in the oil processing plant explosion that injured three people. The company and its owner, Woody's Trucking and Donald Wood Jr., were found...
VIDEO: What every trucker needs to know about the weight of diesel fuel

VIDEO: What every trucker needs to know about the weight of diesel fuel

Smart-Trucking is back to offer up some valuable tips on how you can calculate the weight of diesel fuel.