Tag: Hazmat

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...

Texas cops have a message for the guy who walked past a hazmat crash with a lit cigarette

A few Texas cops came together to roast a pedestrian for being dumb enough to walk past a hazmat commercial vehicle crash with a...

Portion of NB I-25 closed due to semi rollover and hazmat spill

A semi truck rolled over on northbound I-25 in downtown Denver causing a fuel spill and multiple vehicle collisions. The highway closing was announced around...

Local news station confronts hazmat drivers for smoking on the job

Atlanta news station WSB-TV just released the results of a two month investigation into hazmat truck drivers smoking behind the wheel.

Crestwood Transportation raises driver pay by 14 cpm

Texas-based Crestwood Transportation is now starting tanker drivers in its central region at 60 cents per mile, a 14 cpm raise from the previous 46 cents. The pay raise went into effect on March 21.

Truck is leaking hazmat after colliding with bridge, promoting evacuations

Massachusetts State Police say that a truck is leaking hazardous materials after it hit and became stuck under a bridge in Worcester today. The bridge...

Runaway truck on Lookout Mountain kills motorist

Ochs Highway on Lookout Mountain near Chattanooga, Tennessee, was shut down Saturday morning after a descending 18-wheeler collided with three vehicles, resulting in one...

I-65 shut down for fiery three truck hazmat crash with “explosion risk”

Indiana transportation officials were forced to shut down I-65 in both directions after a multiple semi truck crash in Seymour. Hazmat Truck Crash Forces Interstate...

VIDEO: Car Topples Hazmat Truck By Doing U-Turn On Atlanta Interstate

Caught on camera -- a car does a U-turn on Atlanta's Downtown Connector, cutting off a semi and causing a Hazmat crash that shut down...

Trucker Dies in 30 Vehicle Pileup That Caused Toxic Chemical Spill

A truck driver was killed and 33 people were injured by a 30 vehicle pileup crash on Highway 401 in Ontario yesterday, prompting a...

Chicago’s I-55 Shut Down In Both Directions For Massive Truck Fire

Hazmat teams have responded to a huge two truck fire that has shut down Chicago's I-55 in both directions. On scene reports say that four...

FMCSA Calls For ‘Immediate Repair and Retesting of TYTAL Cargo Tanks’

"These cargo tanks are NOT in compliance with Federal Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMRs) and do NOT meet 49 CFR 178.346, DOT 406."

Women Forced To Strip After Wading Through Neurotoxin To Help Trucker Win Suit

Two young women who were forced to strip naked and hosed down on the side of the interstate after wading through a neurotoxin to...

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