Two Semis Crash In Indiana, Police Investigate

CHARLESTON, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) — A two semi crash east bound on the Indiana Toll Road, at the 28.4 mile marker (this is approximately 2 ½ miles west of the Chesterton exit), this evening has traffic down to one lane for clean-up. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Amjad Umrani revealed at approximately 4:45 p.m., this Monday, April 22,

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FMCSA Renews Medical Exemptions For 12 Drivers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: FMCSA) — FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions for 12 individuals from the requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) that interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers have “no established medical history or clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition which is likely to cause loss of consciousness or any loss of

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Exemption Denied To Fiat-Chrysler, Must Use ELD’s

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: DOT) — FMCSA announces its decision to deny the application of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) for an exemption from the requirement that its drivers use electronic logging devices (ELDs) to record their hours of service (HOS). FCA requested the exemption for all its operators of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) including engineers, technicians, and other drivers who

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FMCSA Grants Exemption To SmartDrive Systems

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: DOT) — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announces its decision to grant SmartDrive System, Inc.’s (SmartDrive) application for a limited 5-year exemption from 49 CFR 393.60(e)(1) to allow an Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) camera to be mounted lower in the windshield than is currently permitted. The Agency has determined that the placement of

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POLICE: Reckless Semi Driver Crashes

COEUR D’ALENE, ID (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Idaho State Police) — On April 10, 2019 at approximately 12:22 p.m. an injury semi-truck crash occurred on I90 near milepost 26 on 4th of JulyPass. A red 2017 Volvo Tractor pulling a 2019 Wabash trailer driven by Feliks Giterman, 43, of Brooklyn, NY was travelling westbound on the west side of 4th of July Pass at a high rate

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Man Dies In Indiana Semi Crash

SPENCER COUNTY, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) Indiana State Troopers are investigating a a fatal accident on I-64 west of Ferdinand near the 60 mile-marker. Multiple Indiana State Police Accident Reconstructionists were on scene for over five hours piecing together the events that lead up to this tragedy.  Preliminary investigation efforts reveled an eastbound vehicle drove off the north

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