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Calif. trucker gets 22 years for huge pot haul

A truck driver was sentenced Monday to nearly 22 years in prison for hauling about 10 tons of marijuana that was smuggled through a sophisticated cross-border tunnel, one of the largest marijuana busts in U.S. history. Full story

Truckers protest again over costs in China

Truck drivers protested Friday for a third day over rising fuel costs and fees, disrupting the flow of goods in China's busiest port city. Full story

Big rig dangles off of highway

   In Fort Worth, Texas, firefighters used rigging equipment to very carefully remove the truck driver and two people trapped in a crushed car underneath the truck. NBC's Brian Williams reports.

Bolivians block roads to protest fuel hikes

Bus and truck drivers and citizens groups took to the streets of several Bolivian cities on Thursday to protest a fuel price increase in a challenge to leftist President Evo Morales. Full story

Colombia's record floods swamp roads, crops

Colombia is suffering its worst rains in 42 years of record-keeping — deluges that have left thousands of homes under water, damaged thousands of acres of crops and blocked numerous highways with landslides. Full story

Truck driver 'in a rage' hits 12 cars, school bus

A man who reportedly had gotten into a fight with his girlfriend drove a box truck through Stamford, Conn., police said, crashing into 12 cars and a school bus, and causing multiple injuries. Full story

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Policemen take away a truck driver and his wife holding their child, near a port in Shanghai April 21, 2011. Container truck drivers protested on Wednesday and Thursday in Shanghai over rising costs and surcharges, drivers and bystanders said. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST BUSINESS IM

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Truck drivers play cards in the shade of a truck jammed on an entrance ramp to the Beijing-Tibet Highway in Guoleizhuang township, in north China's Hebei province on Monday, August 23.