Through its initiative to upgrade trucking standards and improve underride protections, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the rear-underride crash protection of single-unit trucks.
The… Read More
Lawmakers are considering allowing drivers as young as 18 to drive big rigs across the nation. Supporters say with proper oversight, teen truckers exhibit the same safety threshold as older truck drivers. However, critics say the move is a disaster waiting… Read More
What if you could see through a large semi-truck to know what is coming down the road ahead before passing?
Samsung, one of the worlds leading technology companies, has developed a prototype that can do just that. Through the use of large screens on… Read More
We've heard of self-driving cars, but what about self-driving trucks? Meet America's first licensed self-driving commercial truck.
It is being billed as the first licensed autonomous commercial truck to operate on an open public highway in the United… Read More
Speeding. This may be the most common cause of truck accidents. It appears that many truckers and drivers view speed limits as options instead of as legal guidelines that must be followed.
Speeding in a regularly-sized car is dangerous, but speeding… Read More
The American Trucking Association (ATA) is renewing its call for reduced truck speeds.
The association is asking the Department of Transportation to establish a rule requiring speed limiters, also known as Electronic Control Modules (ECM) on all large… Read More
What started out as a minor car accident takes a deadly turn. Authorities confirm Good Samaritans were among five people killed and 12 others injured in a fiery wreck on a Fort Worth freeway, early Sunday morning.
Investigators say the accident in the… Read More
One person was killed and several were injured Thursday, when a bridge currently under construction collapsed onto Interstate-35 in Salado, Texas.
Investigators say 32-year-old Brandon Davis of Arlington, Texas died in the collapse. At least three other… Read More
A Fort Worth police car may have saved the lives of three firefighters who were working at the scene of a previous wreck when a pickup truck collided with the squad car.
The accident, which sent three Fort Worth firefighters to the hospital, occurred… Read More
Three North Texas teens were injured, and another is on the run following two fights and a wreck Wednesday night, according to The Colony Police Department. Three teens were injured in the crash, two critically.
Authorities say it all began with a fight… Read More
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