Trucking Attorneys Gather In Nashville For Annual Symposium

NASHVILLE, TN (TruckingNewsNow.com) — From analyzing telematics to learning the best techniques for deposing experts in a trucking crash case, nearly 300 attorneys from across the United States are meeting in Nashville this week for the annual Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA) symposium. Founded by nationally renowned Truck Accident Attorneys Joe Fried and Michael Leizerman, the ATAA promotes safety

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Driver Rear Ends Semi, Dies

BATON ROUGE, LA (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Louisiana State Police ) — Shortly before 2:00 am on September 19, 2018, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatality crash on Interstate 10 westbound west of LA 73 in Ascension Parish.  The crash took the life of 51-year-old Dean Critten of Marrero. The initial investigation by State Police

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Two Semis Collide, Drivers Injured, In Idaho

WILDER, IDAHO (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Idaho State Police) — On Thursday, September 13, 2018, at approximately 2:22 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury crash on US95 at Jacks Road, three miles north of Wilder in Canyon County. David Austin, 71, of Nampa, was northbound on US95 in a 2014 Volvo semi pulling a single trailer, preparing to make a left

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Driver Dies In Massive Semi Fire

WASCO COUNTY, OR (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Oregon State Police) — On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at approximately 1:50 AM. Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report a single vehicle commercial truck crash on I-84 near milepost 74. Preliminary investigation showed the commercial motor vehicle was east bound in the slow lane when it drifted off the roadway, impacted

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Idaho State Police Investigate Dump Truck Crash

IDAHO FALLS, ID (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Idaho State Police) — On Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at approximately 9:32 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury crash on US20 at milepost 383, in Island Park. Shad Swink, 44, of Moab, Utah, had turned onto US20 from a side road and was in the turn lane, attempting to merge into eastbound traffic.

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Logging Truck Driver Dies In Oregon Crash

  YAMHILL COUNTY, OR (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Oregon State Police) —  On September 7, 2018 at approximately 5:00 P.M.  Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to the report of a log truck that had run off the road on Hwy 22 W near mile post 20. Investigation reveals that a 1992 Peterbilt truck, operated by Ronald Lee TAYLOR (81) of La Grande,

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