Elk Grove Truck Crash Part of Wave of Accidents in California

An Elk Grove truck crash involving two semi trucks and two cars killed one person on March 1, 2017. Two of the vehicles involved were a truck hauling lumber and an Oldsmobile that wound up catching fire during the accident. The incident was just one of a number of recent [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|Truck News|

Critics Call for Action on Truck Underride Safety

Underride accidents are among the most catastrophic and horrific types of traffic accidents, killing hundreds of people every year and injuring many more. In recent years, critics have called for increased regulations regarding truck underride safety, hoping to prevent devastating truck accidents from occuring. Meanwhile, the Insurance Institute for Highway [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|Truck News|

Government Wants to Decrease Trucking Regulations While Fatalities Rise

Traffic deaths in the United States are reportedly on the rise, but that hasn't stopped the U.S. government from moving to decrease trucking regulations. The shift has been done to help trucking companies lower their operating costs in an attempt to stimulate the economy. But will the move to decrease [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Truck News|

Truck Debris Caused Crash in West Windsor

A fatal car accident occurred in West Windsor, New Jersey, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, when a 63-year-old-man went off the road and struck several trees. The accident was linked to a tractor-trailer that had travelled the area earlier. The West Windsor crash was one of four fatal vehicle accidents [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|Truck News|

Hanford Truck Accidents Involve Up to 50 Vehicles

Up to 50 vehicles were involved in a series of Hanford truck accidents and car collisions on January 31, 2017. Among the factors cited for causing the truck accidents were dense fog and people driving too fast for conditions. Traffic was backed up for more than four miles along westbound [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|Truck News|

Seymour Truck Crash May Have Been Intentional

A fatal semi-truck crash has shocked Missouri authorities and residents after charges that the truck driver involved purposely caused the accident and did so because he felt was being led by God to do it. Two people died in the tragic Seymour truck crash. Two Dead After Bizarre Missouri Truck [...]

By | January 28th, 2017|Truck News|

Kettleman City Truck Accident Injures Bus Passengers, Strands Others

A semi truck rear-ended a Greyhound bus, resulting in several injuries and passengers being left in the cold on the side of I-5. The Kettleman City truck accident followed two fatal truck crashes on California roads in a little over a week. Collision Between Big Rig and Greyhound Bus Injures [...]

By | December 29th, 2016|Truck News|

Jackson Truck Accident One of Multiple Tragic Michigan Accidents

A Jackson truck accident that took the lives of two motorists is just one of a few Michigan semi-truck crashes that have had tragic consequences in the past two months. While authorities continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the various accidents, at least one person involved in the Jackson truck [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|Truck News|

NY Senator Calls for Semi Truck Speed Limiting Devices

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has found another ally in its fight to add truck speed limiting devices to new tractor trailers. New York state senator Charles Schumer is joining forces with the administration and calling upon the U.S. Department of Transportation—as well as federal authorities—to move with [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Blog, Katherine Harvey-Lee, Truck News|