Category Archives: Rhode Island

Horse trailer legislation

For the third year in a row, the U.S. Senate is considering legislation to make double-decker transport of horses illegal. The Horse Transportation Safety Act of 2013 bans transportation of horses in trailers with two or more levels, according to … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Slams into Bicyclist in Dartmouth, RI

An 18-wheel tractor trailer hit a woman riding her bicycle in the New Bedford Business Park in Dartmouth on Wednesday, March 21. According to, details were not available of the accident that sent the woman to a Rhode Island … Continue reading

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Bus Driver Injured in Crash with Semi in Seekonk, MA

An accident involving a tractor trailer and a school bus in Seekonk, Mass., left a bus driver with non-life-threatening injuries on Monday, March 12. According to the Providence Journal, no children were on the bus at the time of the … 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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