Category Archives: Nebraska

Trucker Found Guilty Of Fatigued Driving, Faces Up To Three Years In Prison

When truckers do not get enough sleep, the results can be deadly. In fact, fatigued driving is considered one of the top ten causes of truck accidents in the United States with 65 percent of them occurring on long-haul trips. Believe it … Continue reading

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Man Killed in Truck Accident in Hastings, NE

The Nebraska State Police are investigating an accident that occurred at a railroad crossing in Hastings, Neb., that claimed the life of a 52-year-old man on Tuesday, April 24. According to KCAUTV.com, the man had stopped his truck at a … Continue reading

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SUV Crashes with Semi Hauling Oversized Load in Gage County, NE

A woman driving an SUV was injured when her vehicle collided with a tractor trailer hauling an oversized load in southeast Nebraska on Monday, April 9. According to WOWT.com, both vehicles were traveling on Highway 77 when the accident occurred. … Continue reading

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2 Injured When Tractor Trailer Crashes Into Pickup in Nebraska

A tractor trailer rear-ended a pickup in rural Nebraska on the morning of Tuesday, Feb. 14, injuring both drivers and sending a load of shingles across Highway 20 in Chadron. According to Chadrad.com, a semi truck pulling a flatbed trailer … Continue reading

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Tractor-Trailer Collides with Train in Rural Nebraska

A train conductor was injured when his train collided with a semi-truck in Broken Bow, Nebraska, on the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 15. According to SandhillsExpress.com, the driver of the tractor-trailer, which was hauling a forklift, was crossing railroad tracks … Continue reading

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SUV, Semi-Truck Involved in Fatal Accident in Nebraska

According to the North Platte Bulletin, a man was killed near Cozad, Nebraska, on Friday, Feb. 10, when the SUV in which he was riding was struck by a semi-truck on Interstate 80. Nebraska State Patrol report the SUV stopped … Continue reading

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NTSB: Ban All Cell Phone Use While Driving

Truck drivers who’ve felt singled out by talk of cell phone bans can take heart: It’s not just about trucks anymore. Thanks to a strong correlation between fatality crashes and cell phone usage while driving, on Tuesday the five-person National … Continue reading

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Werner Adds Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) Across Fleet

Advances in trucking technology continue to make the roads safer and the jobs easier. Werner Enterprises is adding the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) to all of its nearly 24,000 trailers. So far, just under 4,000 of Werner’s Wabash National … Continue reading

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