Feds Accuse 2 Truckers With Chicago Connections Of Kidnapping Women, Recruiting Them Into Prostitution; FBI Looking For Potential VictimsThe FBI on Wednesday was asking for help in finding potential victims and information about two truck drivers – one of them from Chicago – who are accused of kidnapping women and demanding ransom for their release.
With Truckers Bidding For Fewer Jobs, Drivers Being Forced To Settle For Lower Rates During Pandemic; 'It's Impossible To Survive'"We're out here doing the footwork, we're putting in miles on our trucks, maintenance, fuel. We can't survive on this. It's impossible to survive," trucker Charlie Whitby said.
Truck Drivers Stage 'Slow Roll' Along Chicago Area Expressways To Protest Working ConditionsA few dozen truckers staged a “slow roll” on I-57, the Dan Ryan and Kennedy expressways, and the Tri-State Tollway on Friday; but were blocked from their goal of driving past Trump Tower as part of a nationwide protest on wheels.
Lawsuit Alleges Pay To Play Political Scheme At O'HareTwo O'Hare Airport truck drivers have filed a federal lawsuit, claiming they were pressured to do political work and then faced retaliation for refusing.
Truck Drivers Go The Extra Mile For A Boy's Birthday SurpriseDakota "Bubba" Cadd often sits in his back yard along Wisconsin Highway 26, hoping truckers will blow their horns for him. On Saturday, those truckers went the extra mile to surprise him for his birthday.
2 Investigators: Drowsy Truck Drivers At The Wheel?
State Police To Join Crackdown On Unsafe Truck DriversIllinois State Police have joined their counterparts in a dozen other states for a massive public safety initiative this weekend.
2 Investigators: Truck Drivers Claim Owners Pressured Them To Break Rules There have been a string of fatal truck accidents in the Chicago area caused by drivers who were charged with falsifying their driving logs and were apparently too tired to drive safely.
2 Investigators: Safety Officials Want Electronic Logs For Truck DriversFederal rules limit truckers from driving more than 11 of the 14 consecutive hours they work. They have to take a ten hour break before driving again.
Safety Advocates: Tired Truckers May Be Hauling FireworksTired truckers may be hauling fireworks to your local 4th of July celebration, thanks to an exemption in federal law.
Truck Company In Deadly Train Wreck Had CitationsA Nevada trucking company under scrutiny for a fatal crash with an Amtrak train has been cited repeatedly by state authorities for crashes, unsafe driving and operating a truck with tires so bald the vehicle had to be taken off the road.
Chicago Wasting $18 Million Annually On Truck DriversChicago taxpayers are wasting $18 million a year on 200 motor truck drivers who shuttle city crews to work sites.