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Trooper clears road hazard, rolling hay bale out of traffic path

A Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) trooper showcased an impressive feat of strength after a video of him removing a hay bale from a roadway went viral.

Strong move: The MSHP shared the video with the caption, "Anyone missing a round bale? Trooper Isaiah 'Never Miss Leg Day' Lemasters was able to move this traffic hazard off the roadway for you." The video has since been viewed over 1.4 million times.

Quick action: The footage, shared on February 28, shows the trooper single-handedly rolling the large hay bale off the road, clearing the potential hazard for motorists.

The video has gone viral on social media and it's a good example of some of the odd situations that drivers and troopers find themselves in on the road.

Cybersecurity risks in trucking: Experts warn of ELD vulnerabilities

A Colorado State University study exposes cybersecurity threats in the trucking industry through vulnerable Electronic Logging Devices that could risk vehicle control and data security.
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Atchafalaya Basin Bridge update ends split speed limits for trucks and cars

Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin Bridge implements a uniform 60 mph speed limit for all vehicles and sets right-lane-only rules for trucks to enhance road safety.
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FMCSA studies detention time's impact on trucker safety and efficiency

FMCSA initiates a study to understand the impact of shipping delays on truck driver safety and commercial vehicle operations, focusing on detention time and its effects on compliance, safety, and economic costs.
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