Category Archives: Trucking Industry

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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SUCCESS: Hundreds Of Attorneys, Paralegals Discuss Trucking Litigation In Nashville

ATAA Nashville truck accident

NASHVILLE, TN (TruckingNewsNow.com) — Hundreds of attorneys and paralegals, specializing in Truck Accident law, spent three days listening to and learning from experts during the ATAA’s annual symposium. The ATAA — or Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys — is a national safety organization comprised of attorneys and experts dedicated to keeping the roads safe through effective policymaking and litigation. Founded

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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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Heartland Express Wins Fedex Service Awards

NORTH LIBERTY, IA (TruckingNewsNow.com) — Heartland Express, Inc. is the recipient of two service awards from FedEx Express for fiscal year 2018 (period June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018). Heartland Express has been awarded both the FedEx Express “Platinum Award for 99.96% On-Time Service” and “Core Carrier of the Year” award. Heartland Express has received the distinguished “Carrier of

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