Category Archives: Trucking Industry

FMCSA Reiterates That Emergency Declarations Apply To All States

WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is reminding all states that emergency declarations apply not just to the states receiving aid or assistance from motor carrier drivers, but any state in which that motor carrier passes through on its way to render aid. From the FMCSA: Relief from Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations is limited

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Truck Falls 80 Feet From South Florida Overpass, Driver Dies

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A 2006 Kenworth Truck pulling a 53-foot trailer failed to negotiate the curve from from Florida’s Turnpike on to I-595, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The truck collided with the concrete barrier wall and fell off the of the elevated ramp. Investigators say the truck and trailer landed in a grassy area, on its roof,

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Andrew Colton Named ATAA Communications Director

TOLEDO, OH (TruckingNewsNow.com) — The Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, a 500-member non-profit safety organization comprised of attorneys specializing in trucking safety and crash litigation, has named Andrew Colton its Director of Communications. Colton, principal of Colton Legal Media, is retained nationally as the premiere producer of Day In The Life Legal Video, Legal Settlement Documentary and his trademarked Life

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NY Limo Crash Leads To Warning From National Transportation Safety Organization

TOLEDO, OH (TruckingNewsNow.com) — The limousine driver who died Sunday when he crashed into an SUV in New York, leaving 20 dead, shouldn’t have been behind the wheel. The Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, a national transportation safety organization, says the fact that driver Scott Lisnicchia didn’t have a Commercial Drivers License means that he was risking his life —

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Semi Driver Falls Asleep While Driving, Crashes Into Center Barrier

WALLACE, IDAHO (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Idaho State Police) — On October 6th, 2018, at 06:21 am, the Idaho State Police responded to a semi truck crash on I90 at milepost 62, near Wallace, Idaho. Terry Rinkes, 56, of John Day, Oregon, was traveling eastbound in a 2017 International Tractor, pulling a utility trailer when he fell asleep behind the wheel and

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J.B. Hunt Named Military Friendly Employer

LOWELL, AR (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: JB HUNT) — J.B. Hunt Transport Services has been named a 2019 Military Friendly® Employer by VIQTORY, marking the 12th consecutive year the company has received the distinction. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® Employer designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 200 companies participated in the Military

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