March 10, 2016
Fleetmatics has released a report that includes an analysis of the driving behavior of fleets across the U.S. New Mexico and New Jersey were included in the list of top 10 states with the most severe driving incidents.
January 28, 2016
A Nevada trucking company has been refused a retrial stemming from a fatal 2011 accident in which an Amtrak train was struck by a truck along U.S. 95, causing the deaths of 6 people, including the trucker.
January 20, 2016
Truck driver Steve Elliot of Phenix City, Ala., has been named a Highway Angel by the TCA for helping a woman search for her missing baby after she crashed her car into a creek.
January 12, 2016
Roll-off truck drivers: Did you turn off the PTO? Trucks and trailers are sometimes incompatible with overpasses. Tom Berg has more in his Trailer Talk blog.
December 29, 2015
The truck driver who rear-ended comedian Tracy Morgan’s limousine, injuring him and killing another comedian, has been indicted for charges of manslaughter, vehicular homicide and aggravated assault.
December 28, 2015
A historic bridge collapsed in Paoli, Ind., when a truck driver drove across it despite the truck weighing nearly 24 tons more than the bridge's posted weight limit.
November 8, 2015
The Walmart truck driver involved in a fatal crash with a limousine carrying comedian Tracy Morgan was awake for more than 28 hours prior to the crash, according to an NTSB investigation.
May 28, 2015
Walmart and Tracy Morgan have announced a settlement agreement in a lawsuit against Walmart for an accident last year involving a Walmart Truck and Morgan’s limousine.
May 6, 2015
The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General has announced it will audit the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s investigative practices for high-risk motor carriers.
March 20, 2015
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
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
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
Property Damage Appraisers are a national network of appraisers providing estimate services for trucks damaged through accidents.
January 21, 2015
A section of southbound Interstate 75 in Cincinnati has reopened following a bridge collapse late Monday evening resulting in its closure.
January 20, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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