Category Archives: Kansas

The OP-1 and MCS-150 forms in truck accident cases

OP-1 is a form motor carriers use to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for operating authority. MCS- 150 is form to register for a USDOT number. Many companies will have filled out both forms. If you … Continue reading

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Oklahoma to Launch Nine New Ports of Entry Stations

The Oklahoma House passed legislation recently to fund nine Port of Entry weigh and inspection stations on state highways. TruckingInfo.com reported that the first station, located on Interstate 35 near the state border with Kansas, opened in late April, and … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Slams Motor Home at Rest Stop in Salina, KS

A 67-year-old man was killed when a tractor trailer plowed into his motor home at a rest stop off Interstate 70 in Salina, Kan., on Thursday, April 26. According to KSN.com, the tractor trailer exited the freeway at the Solomon … Continue reading

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Semi Crash Injures Two in Jefferson County, KS

A pickup truck collided with a tractor trailer near Lawrence, Kan., on Friday, April 6, leaving two people with life-threatening injuries. According to LJWorld.com, a man driving the pickup truck attempted to make a U-turn on westbound Highway 24 when … Continue reading

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Two Semi Trucks Collide Head-On in Stafford County, KS

The driver of a semi tractor was killed when his rig collided head-on with another semi on U.S. 281 near St. John, Kan., on Friday, March 16. According to the Great Bend Tribune, a southbound semi crossed the center line … Continue reading

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Car, Tractor Trailer Collide Head-On in Wichita

The driver of a passenger car was hospitalized in critical condition after his vehicle crashed head-on with a semi tractor trailer in Wichita, Kan., on Tuesday, March 13. A report by KWCH.com states that the two vehicles collided on South … Continue reading

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Five Injured in Tractor Trailer Crash in Merriam, Kan.

Five people riding in an SUV were hospitalized, including one man who was listed in critical condition, after their vehicle was involved in a crash with a tractor trailer in Merriam, Kan., on Sunday, March 11. According to Fox4KC.com, Interstate … Continue reading

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Person Injured in Crash with Semi Truck in Topeka

A passenger car and a semi tractor trailer collided near downtown Topeka, Kan., on Friday, March 2, leaving the driver of the car with life-threatening injuries. According to CJonline.com, the accident occurred in the early morning hours when the two … Continue reading

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Kansas Police Searching for Truck Driver Involved in Accident

Kansas Highway Patrol is searching for the driver of a tractor-trailer who was involved in a collision that seriously injured the passenger of another vehicle on Wednesday, Feb. 8, according to KCCI.com. The report states that the woman, who was … Continue reading

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Rankin is head of Kansas DOT

Republican Governor Sam Brownback has named Barb Rankin as Kansas’ acting secretary of the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT). Rankin’s move is a promotion from her position as general counsel for the agency. She will replace Deb Miller, a holdover … Continue reading

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