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Teen On School Bus Killed In Crash With Truck

school bus hit by truck

MARSHALL COUNTY, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) — A crash on US 31 between an Eastern Pulaski Community School bus and a straight truck has claimed the life of a teenage boy. At approximately 9:06 a.m., on December 5, 2018, Indiana State Troopers and Marshall County Deputies responded to calls of a crash between a school bus and a truck on northbound US 31, just

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Semi Part Of Three Vehicle Crash On Interstate 80

GARY, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) — Preliminary investigation by Trooper Connor Davidson revealed that shortly after midnight on December 5, 2018 a 2005 Ford F150, being driven by Merrillville resident Milton Harvey(39) struck a red Ford Focus, being driven by Winamac resident, Wyatt Spence(22). The impact from the crash pushed the Ford Focus into the back of a tractor

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FMCSA Seeks Public Comment On SmartDrive Exemption For ADAS Camera

WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requests public comment on an application for exemption from SmartDrive Systems, Inc. (SmartDrive) to allow an Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) camera to be mounted lower in the windshield than is currently permitted. Mounting the camera in this location does not meet the driver’s field of view requirements for windshields.

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Werner Trucking Honored By EPA

OMAHA, NE (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Werner) Werner Trucking, a premier transportation and logistics company, is honored to be named a 2018 SmartWay High Performer by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its efforts to produce more efficient and sustainable supply chain transportation solutions. “Receiving this honor is the ultimate validation that our sustainability initiatives are making a difference in

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FMCSA Waives TOAR Fee Provisions In California For Fire Relief Effort

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TruckingNewsNow.com) (FMCSA) — This is a Notice that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has exercised agency discretion and determined not to enforce the Temporary Operating Authority Registration fee provisions of 49 C.F.R. 360.3T(d)(2) and (f)(6) against those motor carriers requesting Temporary Operating Authority Registration in order to provide direct assistance to emergency relief efforts pursuant to the Regional Declaration

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