accidents

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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Video: Preventable or not — Trucker struck by railroad crossing guard

From Overdrive sister publication CCJ: Could trucker John Doe have prevented this accident?

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Video: 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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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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Video: Truck loaded with pigs crashes on I-45

The NBC affiliate TV station in Dallas is reporting that a tractor-trailer hauling pigs crashed on I-45 in Wilmer, Texas Thursday. Pigs escaped the trailer, closing down the highway for several hours. The cause of the accident and condition of the driver are unknown.

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