Tag: Fatal Crashes

Illinois State Police arrested a truck driver on drug trafficking charges after finding a large amount of suspected cocaine/fentanyl during a routine roadside CMV inspection.
A trucking company in Illinois used earpieces to help CDL test takers cheat in exchange for money, new court documents reveal.  Mykola Datkun, the owner of Maximum Services Inc. in Island Lake, Illinois appeared in a Chicago...

Truckers fire back after cops blame trucking for deadly crash

Following a massive deadly crash on Highway 400 outside of Ontario earlier this week, the OPP has declared war on distracted truck drivers, but...

Police: Inattentive truck drivers “on notice”, charges filed, after crashes kill six

This morning the Ontario Provincial Police held a news conference to announce that inattentive commercial truck drivers are "on notice" following a string of...

Southern California Public Radio Reports On “Big Rigs, Big Risks”

A new report on Southern California Public Radio says that big rig crashes are on the rise. According to the SCPR report "Big Rigs, Big...

Florida Troopers Cracking Down On Aggressive Drivers

From now through October 20, the Florida Highway Patrol is on the lookout for aggressive driving and will be focusing on semi truck drivers. The...

VIDEO: “We All Have Families”

In this video from the Be Prepared To Stop campaign, truckers, police officers, and traffic experts talk about fatal accidents involving trucks. According to...

NHTSA Asks For Stronger Underride Guards

The NHTSA announced that they recommend stronger underride guards on trucks to cut down on deaths when passenger vehicles rear end trucks. Around 400 people...

America’s Deadliest Highways

Data recently compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed that the deadliest highway in America is in Georgia. The study showed that I-285...

Georgia To Spend Extra $10 Million Patrolling Trucks

In response to two fatal accidents involving trucks, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal will hire an extra 60 highway safety officers to patrol trucks around the port and the "high crash corridors" on I-16 and I-95.

Truck Drivers Say Poor Working Conditions Led To Fatal Accidents

A group of Savannah truck drivers held a news conference yesterday (June 2) to answer critics after being blamed for 2 fatal accidents that recently...

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