Tag: Hazmat

Leaking Truck Causes Dangerous Hazmat Situation At Love’s Truck Stop

Hazmat crews were called in to clean up a potentially deadly chemical spill at a Love's Truck Stop in Jasper, Alabama, that was caused...

FMCSA Grants ATA’s Hazmat Exemption Request

The FMCSA this week announced its decision to grant the ATA's exemption request for motor carriers transporting security-sensitive hazardous materials.

Hazmat Crews Find Truck Driver Dead In Sleeper

A Hazmat team in Salem, New Hampshire, found a truck driver dead in his sleeper after police noticed smells of gasoline and chemicals coming from the cab of his parked truck yesterday.

VIDEO: Hazmat Tanker Cuts Off Trucker

Yikes! This crazy video of a hazmat tanker hopping a curb, and cutting off another trucker was shared with us by CDLLife reader, Tim Morris.

Maryland State Patrol, Homeland Security Conduct Hazmat Sting

Maryland State Police troopers conducted a 3-day sting to crack down on trucks hauling hazardous materials.

Quick-Thinking Truck Driver Being Praised For His Actions

A quick-thinking driver in Canada is being credited with avoiding potential disaster on Highway 1 in Tobiano, British Columbia.

DOT Issues Guidance On Transporting Ebola Contaminated Items From Hospitals

The Department of Transportation this week issued guidance for truck drivers transporting ebola contaminated items from hospitals. The DOT has classified ebola as a Category A Infections Substance.

I-40 Arkansas HazMat Accident Narrows Traffic To One Lane

Arkansas I-40 westbound - near mile marker 258 - will be reduced to one lane for the next week as a result of Saturday’s fiery accident.

11 People Sent to Hospital Following HazMat Incident

A simple mistake by a tanker truck driver in Meckleburg County, Virginia sent 11 people to the hospital and caused a hazardous material scare...

Michigan DOT Will Not Lift Hazmat Ban on Ambassador Bridge

MDOT says no to lifting hazmat ban on Ambassador Bridge.

Mae Muhlnickel: My Life As A Hazmat Driver In The Oil Fields

Mae Muhlnickel is a head turner. Not because she's a beautiful, fiery red-head powerhouse, but because she's a minority in the oilfield. She's proof positive that a woman can do a "man's job" and do it well.

MICHIGAN I-69: Explosive HAZMAT Accident Closes I-69

UPDATE 2:38PM: It's been confirmed that the driver made it out unharmed. The evacuation notice has been lifted for nearby businesses. Tanker truck driver is OK,...

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