accidents

NTSB blames fatal car-truck crash on tired motorist

NTSB’s report states that a 2013 Hyundai Elantra, occupied by an 18-year-old driver and three passengers ranging in age from 17 to 19, lost control of the vehicle, crossed the median on U.S. Highway 77 and collided with a 2009 Freightliner.

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I-83 open in Pa. following 50-vehicle pileup

A 50-car pileup on I-83 involving at least 10 tractor-trailers shutdown lanes in all directions on I-83 late Monday. The lanes have been reopened, the state has reported.

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Truckers accounted for most workplace fatalities of any occupation in 2015

The Department of Labor says 745 truck drivers died from fatal work injuries during the year.

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WATCH: Trucker skirts around four-wheeler, hits school bus

In an attempt to maneuver around a stopped car, this trucker failed to yield on a left turn and veered into a schoolbus.

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New app helps drivers through accident reporting process

After the driver alerts authorities of an accident, the app gives the driver instructions on how to secure the accident scene, cooperate with police, take photographs of the accident and gather other data. Once all of this is complete, Accident Plan compiles the information into an accident report.

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Driver crashes truck while driving drunk, changing pants

The VSP report on the crash says Johnson’s truck was traveling 63 mph when “… he stood up from his driver’s seat and was attempting to change his pants in the front cab. Johnson was standing up vertically between the two front cab seats while his truck was in motion."

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High profile California truck crash under federal investigation

Based on tire conditions NTSB said the bus was out-of-compliance with Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance inspection standards.

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Trucker gets squeezed into crash in downtown delivery: Preventable or not?

Trucker John Doe tried to merge back into traffic after making a delivery in downtown rush-hour traffic. But an impatient cab driver mashed the gas to try to maneuver around Doe’s rig, causing the two vehicles to collide. Could Doe have prevented this accident?

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Video: Train smashes into tractor-trailer stuck on the train tracks

A violent train-truck collision out of Locust Grove, Georgia.

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Video: Impatient trucker has rig knocked on its side by crossing train

This trucker couldn't wait quite long enough to cross the train tracks -- and it cost him.

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