J.B. Hunt Completes Cory 1st Choice Acquisition

LOWELL, AR (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: JB Hunt) — J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT), one of the largest supply chain solutions providers in North America, announced today the completion of its acquisition of Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery. The transaction, announced January 9, was closed and became effective February 15. “Cory’s customer-first mentality and focus on the consumer experience have

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Semi Driver Fails To Slow, Causes Fatal Crash

SEYMOUR, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) — The Indiana State Police Wednesday responded to a multi-vehicle crash on I-65 Southbound near the 54 mile marker in Jackson County that claimed the life of three people in two separate vehicles. The initial investigation by Trp. Matt Holley, Indiana State Police-Versailles Crash Reconstruction Team indicated that I-65 Southbound was slow in

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MAJOR CRASH: Semis Jack-Knife In Indiana

LAKE COUNTY, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) — A two semi crash on I-65 south bound at the 244.8 mile marker (this is approximately three miles south of the Crown Point exit) has gridlocked south bound traffic all morning. Preliminary investigation by Trooper William Carlson revealed at approximately 4:30 a.m., this Wednesday, February 13, 2019, morning, a 2016 Kenworth

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MN DOT Warns Truckers Of Fraudulent FMCSA Letter

ST. PAUL, MN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: MNDOT) — MnDOT is getting calls from registered motor carriers who received a letter requesting them to update their USDOT information online. One such letter is from DOTService.com, which is not affiliated in any way with MnDOT or the USDOT. The letter indicates the motor carrier will be fined or their USDOT number will be deactivated

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Pay Increase For C.R. England Drivers

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: CR England) — The pay increase will benefit solos, teams, and trainers in C.R. England’s National, Regional, and Training Divisions and takes effect January 31, 2019. “Including today’s pay increase, C.R. England has invested an annualized amount of over 30 million dollars in driver pay increases in the last eight months,” said Chief Executive

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DOT Declares Ohio’s Doug Jones As Hazard To Public Safety

WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: USDOT) — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Ohio-licensed truck driver Doug A. Jones to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.  Jones, a commercial driver’s license (CDL) holder, was served the federal order on

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