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Virginia passes bills benefiting heavier semi trucks

The bills raise bridge weight limits and aids the government in collecting information about trucks up to 91,000 pounds.

Man found smuggling 55 illegal immigrants previously charged in human trafficking case

He was found guilty in a previous human smuggling case and of several other drug charges.

Semi hauling traffic signs breaks in half, blocks traffic

None of the load was spilled and no one was hurt in the incident, but the road did suffer some damage.

Spilled fireball causes partial shutdown on I-40

A wreck between two semi trucks sparked a fire and spilled the whisky.

Trucker fired, denied unemployment for using racial slur to describe self and others

The judge disagreed with the ruling but was outvoted by the panel.

55 undocumented immigrants, minors found in good health inside tractor trailer

Five of them were injured while trying to escape the trailer after being discovered.

POLICE: I-70 shut down for six hours after truck driver hauling potatoes crashes while...

The potatoes spilled across the roadway and the truck caught fire.