July 16, 2014
There is no excuse whatsoever for a driver striking a low bridge if the obstruction is accurately marked. That obviously wasn't the case with the Skagit River Bridge and there's only one doorstep on which to lay that blame.
Tags: NTSB, Skagit River Bridge, Mullen Trucking, Oversize Loads, Washington, safety
Author: Jim Park | Posted @ Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(1)
May 29, 2013
Trucks hit bridges every day. Why did the Skagit River Bridge fold up like a house of cards after a minor strike, and who's ultimately to blame? Jim Park wonders about the role of the pilot car driver in his "On the Road" blog.
Tags: Skagit River Bridge, Mullen Trucking, Aging infrastructure
Author: Jim Park | Posted @ Wednesday, May 29, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(4)
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