Tag: out-of-service

This week, the Iowa 80 Group opened a large warehouse and distribution center for trucking parts and accessories.
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recently discovered a slew of violations after pulling over a truck-trailer combination in Redding.

Brake Safety Day results are in: Almost 14% of inspected trucks sidelined for violations

Today the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) released the results from this year's Brake Safety Day inspection campaign.

Trucker fatally injured in freak accident at Maryland weigh station

Maryland police are investigating after a truck driver lost his life at a weigh station after he was placed out of service for brake violations.

Trucker out of service after driving at least 38 of 45 hours before fatal crash

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has declared a New Mexico truck driver to be an imminent hazard to public safety in the wake of a head-on crash that claimed the life of another truck driver and his passenger. 

Nebraska troopers put 40% of trucks out of service during surprise inspection

The Nebraska State Patrol sprung surprise inspections on truckers in the Lincoln area this week -- placing dozens of trucks and several drivers out of service.

Trucking company owner, workers, indicted for allegedly illegal gas tanker repair that killed welder

A California trucking company owner and two employees have been indicted by a federal grand jury following a 2014 gasoline tanker explosion that killed one man and severely injured another.

Trucker collapses after inspection, is saved by the Iowa DOT officer who placed him out of service

An Iowa Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Inspector is being honored by the Red Cross for helping to save a truck driver who had a heart attack at a weigh station.

Trucker sentenced to 25 years for double fatality DUI crash

A Tennessee truck driver was sentenced to twenty-five years in prison for causing a 2016 crash that killed two people while he was intoxicated and driving with a revoked CDL.

Kentucky trucker out of service for numerous hours of service violations, drug paraphernalia, more

Federal authorities have declared a Kentucky-based truck driver an imminent hazard to public safety after he was found to be in serious violation of hours of service regulations during both of two traffic stops in three days.

Montana trucker out of service for spilling hazmat while under the influence of drugs

The FMCSA has announced that a Montana-based truck driver has been ordered out of service after he caused a serious hazardous materials spill and...

FMCSA orders driver, trucking company, off the road for HOS violations, substance abuse, and social media posts

The FMCSA announced that it has ordered a Washington-state based truck driver and his company to immediately cease all operations after a series of...

FMCSA puts the brakes on Georgia-based “Keep On Trucking” following fatal crash

Today the FMCSA announced that they have shut down a Georgia based trucking company following an investigation triggered by a fatal crash in August. FMCSA...

Trucker out of service after his trailer detached, killing fellow truck driver

Today the FMCSA announced that a Tennessee-based truck driver has been placed out of service following a fatal crash that claimed the life of...

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