On Wednesday morning, Utah authorities lifted all truck travel restrictions put in place the day before due to extreme high winds.
On Tuesday morning, the Utah Department of Transportation issued a truck travel ban for Weber, Box Elder, and Davis Counties due to high winds.
Remember: The hwy & interstate restriction is still in place for high profile vehicles in Northern Utah. Right now in Davis County we are highly discouraging anyone from driving on roadways in that county for the remainder of the morning. pic.twitter.com/BwbrPQrOAU
— Utah Highway Patrol (@UTHighwayPatrol) September 8, 2020
In spite of the truck travel restrictions, authorities said that at least 45 trucks were blown over on Tuesday. The Utah Highway Patrol reported that 4 truck drivers were taken to the hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.
While the truck travel ban was lifted in Box Elder and Weber Counties later in the day on Tuesday, it wasn’t until Wednesday morning that the travel restrictions were lifted in Davis County.
One of the dozens of blow overs was caught on dash cam by a Utah Highway Patrol officer.
Semi truck blows over on I-15 in Utah's Davis County during hurricane-strength wind storm
INSANE VIDEO: This is one of 45 semis that blew over during hurricane-strength winds today. [Video: Utah Highway Patrol]Posted by WZTV FOX 17 News, Nashville on Tuesday, September 8, 2020
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