GARY | The city of Gary has teamed with Schneider National, one of the nation’s largest truckload carriers, in a series of upcoming job fairs.
Trucks sit parked last month at the Flying J Travel Plaza on Ripley Road in Lake Station. A Times analysis of the U.S. Department of Transportation's heavy truck census data identified 6,472 heavy truck companies operating out of five Northwest Indiana counties and 10 municipalities in Chica…
Semitrailer drivers stop to refuel last month at the Flying J Travel Plaza on Ripley Road in Lake Station. The region's heavy truck firms range from small logistical or one-truck operations to large trucking firms with fleets of more than 100 semitrailers.
Semitrailers sit parked at the Flying J Travel Plaza in Lake Station. About 800 trucks visit the plaza each day for fuel, supplies, rest and other services. More than 6,000 trucking companies operate in Northwest Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs, contributing greatly to the region's economy.
Semitrailers travel along Interstate 80/94 west of Ripley Road last month in Lake Station.
Semitrailers travel with other vehicles on Interstate 80/94 west of Ripley Road in Lake Station. While trucks contribute in large part to the traffic on local expressways, the trucking industry also adds millions dollars to the local economy.
Just read that trucks have no regard for safety. It is very sad when people get killed over them not stopping.
There have been too many semis and cars going through the red lights on U.S. 30. What they need to do is put up cameras and take photos of the license plate and send these people a $1,000 fine to be paid within 10 days or go to jail, or at least suspend their license. We don't need any more …
Once again another family is faced with the tragedy of losing a loved one because of a semi truck going through a red light. I am sure we have all seen this.
Great story about the "Roving Danger"! All trucks should be taken off the road, like the train commercials say. It would benefit everyone in the long run. Less traffic, cleaner air, etc.
With thousands of semi-trucks driving state highways each day, the Indiana State Police look out for those in violation.
Chrysler's former Dodge truck division now carries a brand nameplate known by a single word: Ram.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council is considering three ordinances that would prevent trucks from using residential side streets unless the drivers can justify using those streets as a direct route to their destination.
A California-based research firm said initial quality of newly launched model vehicles has fallen sharply after showing improvement in the previous three years, according to the results of a study it led.
Another truck accident on the Borman Expressway made me question why the Indiana or Illinois State Police don't enforce the truck lane restrictions. It's easy to catch speeders, but even easier to catch these 18-wheelers.
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