Four people were killed and nearly 24 people were injured in a bus accident in Merced County on Tuesday, Aug. 2. The charter bus was heading to Sacramento when it crashed into a freeway sign pole on Highway 99.
According to California Highway Patrol… Read More
In an effort to decrease severe injuries and fatalities related to truck underride collisions, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently proposed a new safety rule which would require all semi-trailer trucks to have stronger… Read More
On any given day, there are over two million semi-trailer trucks travelling on U.S. roads and highways. Semi-trucks play an integral role in local, national, and international commerce. As the economy continues to improve, freight traffic increases, causing… Read More
Commercial trucks may one day routinely travel on autopilot, with drivers taking over only in situations like bad weather and on city streets. The worlds first road-ready, self-driving truck, the Freightliner Inspiration, was unveiled just outside of… Read More
A commuter train bound for Los Angeles hit a tractor trailer stopped on the tracks during rush hour on Tuesday morning.
The accident injured more than 50 persons. The tractor trailer driver who was stopped on the tracks, got out of his vehicle and fled… Read More
The majority of causes in big truck accidents go back to the drivers themselves. Big truck drivers who happen to be on the road for long stretches of time are fatigued and more likely to make mistakes.Drivers who are sleepy are far more likely to become… Read More
Are you okay? I ask as Clay Arnold walks briskly past my desk towards his office. I notice immediately that his usual energetic demeanor has an intensity that could be anger, yet there is a sadness in his eyes I had not yet experienced.No, I am not, he… Read More