Have You Ever Seen a Truck Crash?

JASON BINGDMAN
Dallas
J.B. Hunt
“I saw a rollover in a median on I-81 in West Virginia.”

MATT KAUENHOWEN
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Platt Trucking
“In heavy traffic I’ve seen big trucks get cut off.”

KENNETH PERKINS
Glen Allen, Ala.
SE Logistics
“A car pulled into the middle lane and couldn’t stop and hit a truck in the rear.”

CHARLIE HOWE
Greeneville, Tenn.
Total Logistics Control
“I saw cars weaving in and out of traffic. One hit a guard rail and rolled into the median.”

ROBERT BYRD
Mobile, Ala.
Quality Carriers
“A tanker blew up in Birmingham [Ala]. I was right behind it. I saw the fireball. It was loud.”

MARK KOENIG
Clovis, N.M.
Prime
“I had a student driver make a bad lane change, clip a four-wheeler and turn the car sideways. No one was hurt. It was a miracle.”

STEVE CHANDLER
Jacksonville, Fla.
Landstar Ranger
“I’ve seen cars cut in front of trucks and crash them.”

DON MYERS
Crocketts Bluff, Ark.
Larry Fletcher Trucking
“A truck was coming down an icy hill and spun in the middle of the road and got hit.”

RAY DUNN
Thomaston, Ga.
Grayson Mitchell Trucking
“I rolled the truck over when my load shifted. There was minimal damage, and no one was hurt.”

LEE HOCKETT
Dallas
Flying H Express
“A big rig driver fell asleep and ran off into the median. His truck stayed upright.”

KIRK MORVANT
Thibodaux, La.
Double B Trucking
“People on cell phones and truckers not paying attention cause wrecks.”

RICHARD HIRST
Melbourne Beach, Fla.
Dana Transport
“A driver fell asleep and ran off the road onto the shoulder. The truck jackknifed into some trees.”

JAMES BUTLER
Baton Rouge, La.
L and P
“A truck crossed the median, rolled over and went into a ditch on the other side of the road. The driver was asleep.”

MEL TAYLOR
Canton, Miss.
Schneider TruckingNational
“I once saw a truck turned sideways and hanging over the guard rail.”

WARD UNGER
MCO Transport
Charleston, S.C.
“It’ll increase tension in the trucking industry.”

MARK ROGERS
Illinois
AG Trucking
“I only have a cell phone and a CB. I prefer the cell.”

NATHANIEL MACK
Orangeburg, S.C.
Fleetmovers
“The CB. Next would be a laptop to find directions

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