Category Archives: Fatal Truck Crash

Arizona Truck Crash Leads To Driver Sanction

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WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: USDOT Verbatim Advisory) — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared California-licensed commercial driver Daniel Tobon, a/k/a Daniel Moran, a/k/a Daniel Tabon, to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.  Tobon was served the federal order on

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Fuel Truck Crash Leaves one Dead In Maryland

Frederick County, MD — (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Maryland State Police Verbatim) — State Police are investigating a diesel fuel truck crash that killed one person Tuesday in Frederick County. At about 3 p.m. troopers from the Maryland State Police Frederick Barrack responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash on westbound I-70 near Exit 68 in Mount Airy. According to a preliminary

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Safety Advocates, Victims, Attorneys Call On Trucking Industry To Set Underride Guard Standard

Underride Meeting

RALEIGH, NC (TruckingNewsNow.com) — The trucking industry must adopt new standards for side underrides, according to the families of victims needlessly killed in preventable truck crashes.  In a town hall-style meeting held Friday, U.S. Senator Kirstin Gillbrand (D-NY), who introduced underride legislation in 2017, said she understands that side underride guards can keep motorists alive. “We know that adding side underride guards

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Commercial truck driver falls asleep, causes major wreck, ntsb slams

NTSB major truck crash

NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD MAKES POINT: TRUCKING COMPANIES NEED TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY ATAA SUPPORTS NTSB CALL FOR SAFETY MEASURES WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: USDOT/NTSB) — A fatal seven-vehicle crash on an Illinois highway involved three of the 10 issues on the National Transportation Safety Board’s Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements, the NTSB detailed in a report issued Tuesday. The

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NTSB: Tesla Crashing Into Semi Used Autopilot

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TruckingNewsNow.com) — The fatal Florida Tesla crash in March involved a Tesla Model 3 using Autopilot, according to a preliminary report just released by the NTSB. The Tesla drove under a Semi on U.S. 441 in Delray Beach. The Tesla driver died — the roof of the car was cut off by the Semi. From the National Transportation

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South Florida Man Killed In Semi Wreck

DEERFIELD BEACH, FL (TruckingNewsNow.com) — Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating the fatal crash between a car and a tractor-trailer which occurred May 5 in Deerfield.  Just before 1:30 a.m., Joseph S. Dipersio was traveling southbound in a 2001 Honda Civic in the right lane on Powerline Road approaching the intersection of Southwest 10th Street.  Trava Monroe was

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