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Familiarity Breeds Contempt

A deadly truck crash emphasizes the need for tractor trailer drivers to pull off highways to perform break checks. The horrible truth is that we’ve become so accustomed to hurling our 1.5 to 2 ton vehicles along highways at speeds in excess of 60 MPH, that we often forget the [...]

By |2018-07-31T10:43:44-07:00December 17th, 2014|Rons Rants, Truck News|

Schumer: Regulation Needed to Close Loopholes that Allow Unsafe Trucking Companies to Operate

A federal loophole allows truck companies to evade safety regulations and disguise their identity. Senator Charles Schumer demands stricter tracking of trucking companies to prevent these “chameleon carriers”. Senator Chuck Schumer has, commendably, addressed the serious issue of unsafe commercial trucks operating on our highways. These trucks, often cited for [...]

By |2018-07-31T10:31:27-07:00December 4th, 2014|Rons Rants, Truck News|

Truck Drivers Charged in North Carolina Truck Accidents

North Carolina has seen multiple accidents caused by truck drivers over the last week, one of which claimed the life of a much respected Union County Sheriff's deputy. An accident involving a dump truck and a minivan sent one person to an area hospital. The crash occurred just before noon [...]

By |2018-07-31T10:28:30-07:00December 1st, 2014|Truck News|

Family of Deceased Bus Driver Sues FedEx — State Judicial Officials Coordinate Lawsuits for Pretrial in Los Angeles Superior Court

The family of a 53-year-old bus driver killed in a crash with a FedEx tractor trailer, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the courier company. Talalelei Lealao-Taiao was driving a Silverado Stages tour bus on April 10, when a FedEx tractor trailer crossed over the grass median of Interstate [...]

By |2020-04-24T09:58:48-07:00October 30th, 2014|Truck News|

Serious Action Must Be Taken Against Truck Driver Fatigue

Truck driver fatigue is the cause of a great number of truck crashes across the nation, and it appears to be a factor in the Wal-Mart truck crash in New Jersey that seriously injured renowned comedian, Tracy Morgan, and killed his principal writer James and longtime friend "Jimmy Mack" McNair. Per [...]

By |2018-08-30T12:48:54-07:00June 10th, 2014|Truck News|

Parents of a FedEx Truck Crash Victim Create Foundation in Memory of Their Loving Daughter

Los Angeles, California, June 1, 2015 - - Mattison Haywood was a talented young woman of strong Christian faith whose life tragically ended far too early. Her parents, John Haywood Jr. and Carla Haywood, created The Mattison L. Haywood “LoveisKey” Foundation to honor her life, her principles and her belief that “love is [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:50:23-07:00June 1st, 2014|Truck News|

El Peligro de los Remolques de Doble Acoplado

Read this article in English Orland, CA -- El 10 de abril de 2014, un camión de FedEx que llevaba un remolque de doble acoplado cruzó una división de pasto en la Interestatal 5 cerca de Orland, California y chocó contra un ómnibus de turismo lleno de estudiantes que se [...]

By |2017-03-02T12:03:32-08:00April 18th, 2014|Truck News|