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Truck towed after CHP discovers fake plates and registration issues

On February 27, a traffic stop led by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) in Redding turned up multiple violations on a truck-trailer combo.

The scoop: CHP pulled over the driver for texting while driving and soon uncovered a whole lot more problems:

  • The truck had expired registration and fake license plates.
  • The driver didn't have the right license for the big rig he was operating.
  • To top it off, the trailer wasn't registered in any state and also had fake plates.

Both the truck and trailer ended up getting towed due to these issues.

The driver now faces the fallout from multiple violations, including driving a vehicle that wasn't properly licensed or registered.

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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