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Kentucky Driver Ordered Not to Drive

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Kentucky-licensed truck driver Benjamin Scott Brewer to be an imminent hazard to public safety. As a result, Brewer has been ordered him to not operate any commercial … Continue reading

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Feds Shut Down Bus Company For Alleged Unsafe Vehicles

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently ordered a Utah-based bus company to cease all operations after repeatedly operating unsafe vehicles and for failing to comply with a 2014 federal consent order, FMCSA officials stated. … Continue reading

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Trooper Lucky To Be Alive After Semi Hits Patrol Car

Iowa State Trooper Tracy Bohlen is counting his lucky stars these days. Recently, a semi-truck carrying batteries caught on fire after crashing into a ditch. According to WHO-TV, a man and a woman were inside the 18-wheeler and were able … Continue reading

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FBI: Truck-Driving School Targeting Russian Speakers Busted For Illegal Licensing

According to FBI officials, federal and state authorities recently charged three Florida residents with operating a fraudulent business for commercial driver’s licenses. Ellariy Medvednik, 48, Natalia Dontsova, 49, Adrian Salari, 44, and Clarence Davis 76, have all been officially charged … Continue reading

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Samsung Looks To Make The Roadways Safer With Its “Invisible Truck”

Every year there are hundreds of accidents involving big rigs. In 2013, there were more than 327,000 large truck crashes on U.S. roads. Of that number more than 3,500 of them involved one or more fatalities and more than 69,000 resulted in injuries. … Continue reading

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FMCSA Shuts Down Trucking Companies in Illinois, Georgia; Considers Them Imminent Hazards to Public Safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered Payson, Illinois-based Rhino Displays and Hampton, Georgia-based Prudential Carriers, Inc., to immediately shut down following two separate federal investigations that revealed numerous widespread violations of critical safety regulations. … Continue reading

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Five Nursing Students Killed, Three Others Injured After 18-Wheeler Fails To Reportedly Slow Down

According to the Georgia State Patrol, five people were killed and three others injured last week after a semi caused a chain-reaction crash along I-16 near Savannah. Authorities stated that the deadly accident occurred after an 18-wheeler failed to slow … Continue reading

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Ryder Logisitics Sued After 18-Wheeler Crash Claims 5 Lives, Injures 12 Others

The fiancé of a man killed in a fiery crash involving an 18-wheeler is suing the commercial trucking company and driver of the truck. The lawsuit, filed several days ago, names Ryder Integrated Logistics and driver Dustin Pool as the … Continue reading

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FMCSA Publicly Calls Out Big Rig Driver For Drugged Driving

There is a growing body of scientific evidence which demonstrates drugged driving to be a leading cause of traffic crashes, injuries, and fatalities. It’s no secret that the effects of prescription or illegal drugs on the body can impact motor skills, … Continue reading

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FMCSA Begins Annual Motor Carriers’ Drug and Alcohol Testing Survey

Alcohol and drugs make for a deadly combination—especially when behind the wheel. Every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. This amounts to one death every 51 minutes. In … Continue reading

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