accidents

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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Fender bender: Log truck, four-wheeler feud over same space

Neither driver yields.

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I-65 South closed to one lane south of Birmingham

An overturned 18-wheeler has one southbound lane of I-65 blocked, just south of Birmingham, Ala., as of Thursday afternoon at 12:30 p.m. Central time.

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Truck Driver Guy narrates gnarly crash scene

‘Oh, my goodness. We’ve got some really, really bad accident going on. Wow, guys. Please drive safely out there. Oh, my goodness …'

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Trailer flips in gusty wind: Preventable or not?

A 70-mph gust broadsided trucker John Doe’s container, flipping it violently on its side. Could trucker John Doe have prevented the accident?

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Trucker struck by object thrown through windshield in Mobile, Ala.

Jones told the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office he saw a suspicious red pickup truck before the object came through his windshield, the report says. The MCSO told Fox 10 that other truckers have reported objects being thrown at their trucks and also seeing a red pickup.

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Truck brings down Oklahoma City bridge

There were no reported injuries and the driver said that he had cleared the May Avenue Bridge while traveling east bound on Oklahoma Highway 3 earlier that day, but had struck it later while driving west bound.

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