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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

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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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Indiana State Police Arrest Truck Driver On Multiple Charges

SEYMOUR, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: ISP Verbatim Advisory) — Today, February 14, 2021, a truck driver was arrested on numerous charges after leaving the scene of a crash on I-65 in Jackson County, Indiana. At approximately 10:30 am, Trooper Tia Hunt responded to a semi tractor trailer parked on the shoulder of I-65 Northbound near the 53 mile marker, just north

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Matthew wright, former insurance defense attorney, joins leading truck safety law firm

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FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE (TruckingNewsNow.com) — Matthew Wright knows just how difficult itcan be to take on a trucking company following a catastrophic crash. As a former insurancecompany defense attorney, it was Wright’s job to protect the truck drivers and others whenthey killed or maimed motorists. Wright says, “Many of the insurance companies cared little about the people making claims.”Deciding it was

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Arizona Truck Driver Declared Imminent Hazard

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: USDOT) — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Arizona-licensed commercial driver Jordan A. Barson to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.  Barson was served the federal order on December 23, 2020. On December 10,

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