A tiny town just south of Joliet has reached out to state regulators in an effort to make changes to an intersection that sees very heavy truck traffic, in order to keep cargo moving while avoiding a possible catastrophe.
Illinois State Police troopers were taking on the trucking industry, over a proposal to add 10 feet and nearly ten tons to trucks on the highways.
The issue is fatigued driving: truckers who violate federal regulations that limit the hours they can stay on the road without a break. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
There’s going to be an investigation into a fire that destroyed trucks overnight in the southwest suburbs.
Out of nowhere, a rock flies and hits your windshield while you’re driving. It happened to one man, who says this can all be avoided if truck drivers make one change.
As of Jan. 1, large trucks will be allowed to go the same speed as all other vehicles in all parts of the state – not just some parts.
Leaving a pickup tailgate unlocked might very well be an open invitation for theft. But Oswego police say it’s happened six times in as many months.
Two trucks collided and jackknifed overnight, spilling fuel and a load of candy, in one of three accidents involving trucks on the expressway in a period of about nine hours.
Two trucks collided on the outbound Eisenhower Expy. on Tuesday, shutting down the expressway at Mannheim Road.
A new state law allows some trucks to exceed the weight and size restrictions for short trips, so as to reduce fuel and equipment costs for Illinois businesses.
The Greater Chicago Food Depository, which distributes tons of food across the region, is straining under the cost of keeping its delivery trucks on the road. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
A Chicago alderman wants to change the pricing for city vehicle stickers to force motorists with big, gas-guzzling vehicles to pay more and give those with more fuel efficient cars a break.
Interstate 80/94 in Northwest Indiana is a mess, as trucks begin moving again now that the blizzard has cleared the area.
Two Chicago Aldermen on Wednesday called for hearings into why the city has not been enforcing an environmental ordinance designed to limit the time buses and trucks sit idling.
The Dan Ryan Expressway was open again for the morning rush, after a major crash early Monday that involved three semi-trailer trucks.