Accidents

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March 20, 2015

63 Tickets Issued in Massive Michigan Pile-up

Police have issued 63 tickets to drivers involved in a 193-vehicle pile-up in January on Interstate 94 in Michigan, according to a report on MLive.com, most for the same violation.

March 9, 2015

Passenger Train Collides with Truck in North Carolina

As many as 40 persons were injured when an AmTrak passenger train collided with a commercial truck that was on the tracks in North Carolina today, according to a report from ABC News.

February 4, 2015

NTSB: 'Slight' Drop in Highway Deaths

The drop in highway fatalities included fewer deaths assigned to NTSB’s medium-and-heavy trucks and light-trucks-and-vans as well as less passenger-car fatalities, but deaths attributed to buses rose sharply.

January 29, 2015

PDA Provides Quick Estimates Across the U.S.

Property Damage Appraisers are a national network of appraisers providing estimate services for trucks damaged through accidents.

January 21, 2015

Southbound I-75 in Cincinnati Reopens Following Bridge Collapse

A section of southbound Interstate 75 in Cincinnati has reopened following a bridge collapse late Monday evening resulting in its closure.

January 20, 2015

Section of I-75 in Cincinnati Closed Following Bridge Collapse

A section of an old overpass collapsed Monday evening along southbound Interstate 75 in Ohio, closing a part of the route for potentially several days.

January 11, 2015

193-Vehicle Pileup in Michigan Involved 76 Trucks, Killed One Trucker

Interstate 94 in western Michigan finally re-opened Sunday after a 193-vehicle pile-up on Friday morning that killed a truck driver closed the highway for almost two days.

January 9, 2015

150-Vehicle Pileup Blocks I-94 in Western Michigan

I-94 is closed between Battle Creek and Kalamazo, Michigan, after an estimated 150-vehicle pileup on the snowy interstate that has killed at least one person.

January 5, 2015

HDT's Top 5 Blog Posts of 2014

Heavy Duty Trucking's editors have a lot to say. Check out a few of the most popular musings from Deborah Lockridge, Jim Park and Tom Berg in 2014.

December 3, 2014

FMCSA Declares Florida Driver an Imminent Hazard

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ordered truck driver James H. Patterson not to operate any commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce, declaring him an imminent hazard to public safety. Patterson was involved in an accident in November that killed the driver of a passenger vehicle.

November 18, 2014

Washington State Patrol Faults Trucker for I-5 Bridge Collapse

Detectives from the Washington State Patrol on Monday released the findings of an investigation that determined that the truck that hit the I-5 Skagit River Bridge in May 2013, leading to its collapse, was 2 inches over-height.

November 12, 2014

It's Snowing, Folks. Slow Down!

Watch this video and see if you'd have driven into the situation differently.

October 17, 2014

Safety & Compliance: Preparing For a Crash

Drivers and others at your company need to know what to do in the aftermath of a serious accident.

October 1, 2014

Tracy Morgan Fires Back at Walmart

Comedian Tracy Morgan has responded to official statements made by Walmart in the lawsuit for the June 6th accident involving the comedian and a Walmart truck.

September 30, 2014

Highway Angel Helps Fellow Trucker Trapped In Cab

Truck driver William Hunt is being recognized as a Highway Angel for helping to save the life of a fellow trucker who was trapped in his overturned truck.

September 30, 2014

Walmart Blames Tracy Morgan for Failing to Wear Seat Belt

In a response to a lawsuit against Walmart related to an accident involving comedian Tracy Morgan and a Walmart tractor trailer, Walmart stated that Morgan and the other passengers involved in the crash disregarded their own safety by choosing not to wearing seat belts.

September 29, 2014

Truck-Bus Crash Kills 4, Driver Says He Was Distracted

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a tractor-trailer bus crash that happened Friday evening, killing four people and injuring more than a dozen others.

September 25, 2014

In-Cab Camera System Adds Audio, Infrared and 3G

MiX Telematics has upgraded the MiX Vision in-cab video system to incorporate audio, infrared recording and a 3G cellular connection to improve clarity on incidents.

September 3, 2014

Big Judgement Against Carrier Over Deadly 2011 Nevada Train Crash

A jury decided a civil case on Friday that pitted the nation’s passenger rail service against one trucking company, with the fleet having to pay more than $4.5 million in damages, according to Courthouse News Service.

August 25, 2014

Judge Rules Vicarious Liability Applies in Lawsuit Against Carrier

What one media outlet calls a “landmark decision” by a federal court pushes aside a nearly decade-long federal protection for vehicle leasing companies. It's expected to affect trucking companies whose owner-operators are involved in accidents when certain leasing arrangements are used.

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