Major Baltimore Roadway Closing Due To Disabled Tractor Trailer

BALTIMORE, MD (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: MD State Police) — Maryland State Police are working with Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) officials to inform motorists of a significant road closure on I-695 that will begin tonight (Saturday, August 4th, 2018). Beginning at 10:00 p.m. tonight, the recovery efforts of a disabled tractor trailer carrying large equipment will close a portion

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Landstar Honors Seven Women For Outstanding Safety Records

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JACKSONVILLE, FL (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Landstar) — Landstar System, Inc. honored seven female owner-operators among Landstar’s best and safest during the 7th Annual Landstar BCO All-Star Celebration held earlier this month. These women were among the select group of inductees honored during a three-day event held in Savannah, Georgia, recognizing their outstanding safety records and professionalism behind the wheel. Each of

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FMCSA Seeks To Revise Medical Qualification Requirement ICR

WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: FMCSA) — In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The FMCSA requests to revise and renew an ICR titled, “Medical Qualification Requirements,” due to updated information for several of

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POLICE: Truck Driver Loses Control, Passing Car Blamed

CLAY COUNTY, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) — Saturday morning, July 28 at approximately 3:03, Indiana State Police responded to the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 near the 24 mile marker for a truck crash. Preliminary investigation revealed an unknown passenger car allegedly veered erratically into the driving lane, forcing the driver of a Budget Rental Truck to travel off

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Safety Advocates React To Deadly Nevada Semi Crash

LAS VEGAS, NV (TruckingNewsNow.com) — Trucking safety advocates are calling on truck drivers and trucking companies to ensure that sleepy drivers are not behind the wheel following a deadly crash near Las Vegas. Two men were killed in a Toyota Corolla when the car was struck by a semi-truck driver who police say admitted to “drowsy driving.” Michael Leizerman, a

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