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One dead and Two in Critical Conditions after a Truck Crash in Wildwood, FL

On April 16, 2016, at approximately 5:40 a.m., a man, identified as Clayton Tripp, 84, was driving a Chevy Malibu westbound on freeway SR44 when he collided with a semi-truck trailer truck and his car was wedged under the truck. …

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Two People Critically Injured Due to Truck Crash in Licking County, Ohio

On April 12, 2016 at approximately 8:40 a.m., State Trooper Rodney A. Hart, 45, was parked in the right lane of I-70 east of Buckeye Lake helping Shanice J. Parker, 23, with a disabled car when they were both hit …

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One Man Dead after a Truck Wreck in Wells County, IN.

On April 18, 2016, at approximately 3:15 p.m., Richard Crull, 64, was riding a farm tractor westbound on Indiana State Road 218 in the Poneto area when he was rear-ended by a semi-truck. Mr. Crull was pronounced dead at the …

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Statement of Daphne Izer in Response to Senate Appropriations Committee Passing Industry-Written Provision to Rewrite Laws Affecting Truck Drivers’ Hours of Service

Statement of Daphne Izer, Founder of Parents Against Tired Truckers (PATT) In Response to Senate Appropriations Committee Passing Industry-Written Provision to Rewrite Laws Affecting Truck Drivers’ Hours of Service April 21, 2016 For a third year now, the Senate Appropriations …

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Senate Prepares To Make Truck Safety Even Worse, Advocates Warn

The industry has given lawmakers language that will set 73-hour maximum work weeks for drivers. 04/19/2016 Michael McAuliff Senior Congressional Reporter, The Huffington Post WASHINGTON — Safety advocates are crying foul over yet another change to trucking safety rules that …

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Two People Critically Injured Due to Truck Crash in Licking County, Ohio

April 14, 2016 On April 12, 2016 at approximately 8:40 a.m., State Trooper Rodney A. Hart, 45, was parked in the right lane of I-70 east of Buckeye Lake helping Shanice J. Parker, 23, with a disabled car when they …

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Two Dead after Truck Crash in Henry County, KY

April 14, 2016 On April 12, 2016, at approximately 4:00 a.m., the driver, identified as Jordan Mefford, 23, and his girlfriend, Jacqueline Hayes, 26, were driving southbound on I-71 in Henry County when a tractor-trailer traveling north crossed the median …

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Maine Voices: In the long haul, tired truck drivers result in hazardous highways

By Daphne Izer Special to the Press Herald LISBON — As many of my fellow Mainers know, after my son Jeff was killed by a tired trucker in 1993, I founded Parents Against Tired Truckers and began advocating to make …

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Trucks Are Getting More Dangerous And Drivers Are Falling Asleep At The Wheel. Thank Congress.

WASHINGTON — Illinois State Trooper Douglas Balder sat in his squad car, its red and blue lights strobing into the frozen night of Jan. 27, 2014. He was about to be set on fire. Balder had stopped to assist a …

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From the Truck Safety Coalition… Semi Crashes in Kansas Work Zone

A highway worker was providing traffic control with an arrow board in the back of a pick-up truck when he was struck by the truck. The semi sideswiped the truck and then rolled onto its side. Fortunately, no one was …

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