accidents

Comets, celebrity butts and crashes

| November 17, 2014

Do they have anything whatsoever to do with each other? Maybe not, but Wendy weighs in with an experiment intended to get information abut trucking to the general public.

Don’t eat me, bro

| November 12, 2014

The connection between rubberneckers and those who will watch the "earth-shattering event" promised Dec. 7 by a certain cable network and a man who plans to feed himself to an anaconda.

Move Over Laws in spotlight through November

| November 08, 2014

The folks at Allstate insurance have teamed up with the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum in Chattanooga, Tenn., on a "Provider Safety Advocacy" campaign to raise awareness of Move Over laws.

Don’t mess with Texas: Focusing on the truck and not the trucker to roll back crashes

| November 06, 2014

Only two of the states with the biggest truck-involved fatality-crash problems show a percentage of maintenance violations above the 2013 national average of 72.6 percent – Virginia and Texas.

Where and when deer strikes are most likely

| October 20, 2014

If there is a season for deer strikes out on the highway, State Farm reminds us in a recent analysis of customer data, we're in it -- with the worst of it yet to come. ...

Jose Nuñez pulls survivor from van after roll-over

| October 10, 2014

Jose Nuñez of Homosassa, Fla., was honored by TCA in its Highway Angel program after his assistance to a motorist trapped and injured after a rollover crash.

Ctrl + Alt + Del won’t erase stupidity

| October 03, 2014

A word on safety after another truck-school bus accident: "Maybe all the regulations have muddled the original idea, but the basic concept is pretty dang simple: 'eyes on the road, mind on the load.'"

‘Tired truckers’ scare continues

| September 22, 2014

Here we go again: Following CNBC "Collision Course" series on truck accidents, 20/20 follows with "Road to Ruin" -- more from the public crash/fatigue discussion here.

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