Tag: Brake Failure

One person is dead and another was injured following a train vs. semi truck collision in in Dundy County, Nebraska, on Tuesday.
The Truck Safety Coalition (TSC) told transportation officials that they are "dismayed, disappointed, and deeply disturbed" that rulemaking on heavy truck speed limiters and automatic emergency braking systems has been pushed back to 2025.

Two killed on the Grapevine when runaway ramp fails to stop truck

A truck driver and his passenger were killed near Bakersfield, California, yesterday when their truck crashed into a mountain at the top of a...

Truck’s brake failure blamed for “mass casualty” nine vehicle pileup

At least eleven people are injured after a tanker truck reportedly lost its brakes and crashed into several vehicles in Churchill, Pennsylvania, today. Tanker Truck...

VIDEO: Perilous Powder Mountain Descent

A truck driver with "fried brakes" keeps his cool as he descends Utah's Powder Mountain, finally coming in for a "hard landing." *Please note that...

VIDEO: Beer Truck Hits Last Runaway Truck Ramp On Wolf Creek Pass

Last week a Colorado motorist captured stunning video of a runaway beer truck using the last truck arrestor ramp on Wolf Creek Pass. Runaway Truck...

VIDEO: Dump Truck Loses Brakes, T-Bones Sedan

Watch as an out of control dump truck sails through an intersection, running a red light, slamming into a sedan, and winding up in...

VIDEO: Brake Failure Sends Semi Driver On Terrifying Downhill Journey

In this incredible video, a truck driver displays nerves of steel after his brakes fail on a highway.

PennDOT Will Ban Trucks From Route 93 On Broad Mountain

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has decided to move forward with a plan to ban trucks from Route 93 on Broad Mountain after three...

GPS Blamed For Surge of Runaway Semis Through Little Arkansas Town

Residents of the tiny town of Ponca say that truckers who rely on their GPS are speeding through their town with their brakes on...

VIDEO: Semi Goes Wrong Way, Causes Crash

When traffic suddenly slows, a semi can't stop in time and winds up driving through the median into oncoming traffic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMSd2SrWfK4 Video Credit: Dash Cam Owners Australia

VIDEO: Thirty-Two Ton Truck Uses Runaway Truck Ramp

A truck loses its brakes less than a mile from a tollbooth and the driver is luckily able to use a runaway truck ramp...

Driver Crashes Runaway Dump Truck Into Tree To Avoid Hitting Cars

A dump truck driver likely saved lives yesterday when he decided to crash into a tree when his brakes suddenly failed. The crash happened at...

VIDEO: Semi Brake Failure Contributes To 10 Car Pile Up In Binghamton

This incredible dash cam video captures not only the crash that happened last week when the brakes failed on an out-of-service truck on Route...

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