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11 Cars Involved in Truck Crash on Highway 249 | Harris County, TX

An 18-wheeler carrying a load of gasoline crashed through a retaining wall and into 11 vehicles, according to authorities in Harris County, Texas. Meanwhile, among the other truck accidents around Texas in a two-week period were a box truck that hit a pickup head-on; a truck carrying millions of bees [...]

By | 2018-06-18T16:04:44+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Truck News|

Man Charged with Murder in Allegedly Intentional Fillmore Truck Crash

Even more traffic is taking to California roads as summer approaches, and with the increase comes more dangerous and deadly incidents involving semi-trucks. One of those recent truck crashes had a darker element, with investigators saying that the accident was set off by the driver of a passenger vehicle who [...]

By | 2018-06-13T12:10:12+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Truck News, California Truck News|

Dump Truck Crash Report Reveals Inspection Was Skipped | Santa Rosa

Four months after the February 5, 2018, crash involving a dump truck and nine other vehicles in Santa Rosa, California, police in the area completed their investigation into the incident. Findings indicate the dump truck may have been overweight and that there was likely an issue with the brakes, but [...]

By | 2018-06-14T14:05:19+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Truck News, California Truck News|

Senators Sponsor Underride Legislation to Stop Fatal Truck Accidents

Underride crashes are among the deadliest and most horrific crashes on U.S. roads. They occur when a passenger vehicle collides with a big rig and slides underneath the larger vehicle, becoming wedged. Occupants in the passenger vehicle are at risk of catastrophic injuries and fatalities in such accidents are common. [...]

By | 2018-05-22T15:47:03+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Truck News|

Truck Driver Trapped in Cab After Redding Truck Crash

California is known for its busy roads and infuriating traffic, but people don't always realize that it's also one of the deadliest places to drive in America. Some of these injury- and fatality-causing accidents are crashes between passenger vehicles, but California is also home to frequent incidents involving semi-trucks. It's [...]

By | 2018-05-18T11:26:17+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Truck News, California Truck News|

Trucking Groups Push to Put 18-Year-old Truck Drivers on The Roads

A significant shortage is looming in the trucking industry, and it has been for some time. The American Trucking Association says there is currently a shortage of 51,000 truck drivers across the country, and they predict that figure to grow to over 100,000 by 2022. It's created a potential disaster [...]

By | 2018-05-18T09:16:51+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Truck News|

Family of Four Passing Through Colorado Killed in Sterling Truck Crash

Colorado is associated with dangerous roads. Drivers face mountainous terrain with hairpin turns and icy conditions. Compounding those dangers are the multitude of semi-trucks that travel around Colorado every day, sometimes with drivers who are sleep-deprived, under the influence of dangerous substances, or engage in risky driving behavior. In 2016—the [...]

By | 2018-05-10T14:42:48+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Truck News|

Passersby Save Man from Burning to Death in Sepulveda Pass Truck Crash

Due to the efforts of fellow drivers and passengers on the 405 Freeway, there were no fatalities in a semi-truck crash near Sepulveda Pass in California. The collision, which sent four people to the hospital, left fiery wreckage on the road and a Honda trapped underneath the big rig. Both [...]

By | 2018-05-17T12:01:42+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Truck News, California Truck News|

Two Dead After Union City Truck Crash Involving Tow Truck

California, a state with a reputation for dangerous and deadly truck crashes, experienced another stretch of accidents, culminating in an April 22, 2018, collision between a Mercedes and a tow truck. Both individuals inside the Mercedes were killed in the crash. Elsewhere in the Golden State, accidents involving commercial trucks [...]

By | 2018-05-07T07:49:38+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|Truck News, California Truck News|

Fresno Big Rig Crash with City Bus Injures Three

California is notorious for semi-truck accidents. That's not surprising given that it's the most populated state in the country, has a reputation for terrible traffic and dangerous roads, and is a frequent destination or thru-route for truckers. Each week headlines around the Golden State include mentions of truck crashes—some fatal, [...]

By | 2018-04-24T15:15:35+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Truck News, California Truck News|