accidents

Investigators reveal timeline of deadly FedEx truck crash

Federal officials have released more timeline information on the California crash between a FedEx truck and a bus of high school students that left 10 dead.

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Feds investigating bus, truck crash that left 10 dead, dozens injured

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a collision in California between a FedEx truck and a charter bus of high school students that left 10 dead and at least 30 injured.

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Operator tops hill, slams jackknifed flatbedder — Could he have prevented it?

Truck driver John Doe topped a hill in the middle of a snow storm then crashed into a jackknifed rig in the middle of the road. Could he have prevented the accident?

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Driver slams tree in the road in heavy snow — Could trucker have prevented it?

Truck driver John Doe was caught in a bad blizzard on a dark road in the middle of South Dakota when he suddenly came up on a fallen tree in the road. He couldn't stop in time to miss it. Could he have prevented the accident?

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Operator avoids accident but loses one of his doubles — Could he have prevented it?

Truck driver John Doe successfully evaded an out of control Mercedes but lost one of his doubles. His carrier said he could have prevented it, to which he contested. Could he have prevented it?

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Intermodal hauler’s rig flipped by wind — Could trucker have prevented it?

Truck driver John Doe's intermodal container was hit by a 70 mph wind gust and knocked on its side. Could Doe have prevented the accident?

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Big rig hits snow bank avoiding dump truck — Could trucker have prevented it?

Truck driver John Doe swerved to the right and into a snow bank to avoid a dump truck who had dipped into his lane and was coming right at him. Could he have prevented the accident?

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Hit at the dock — truck driver’s fault or not?

Truck driver John Doe was making a delivery to Fiesta Fresh restaurant when a pink Mustang slammed into him in the loading area. Was this accident his fault?

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Mustang tears out of high-fenced complex, hits truck — Could trucker have prevented it?

While truck driver John Doe was running the speed limit down a two-lane highway, a crazed Mustang driver shot out of a high-fenced apartment complex into Doe's front bumper. Could he have prevented this accident?

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Truck occupant deaths rise in 2012, along with overall highway fatalities, NHTSA says

The number of highway deaths rose in 2012 from 2011 by 1,082 to 33,561. The number of large truck occupant fatalities also rose, seeing an increase for three consecutive years. However, ATA disputes the terminology used in the report.

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