Last fall, a truck from Todd Burleson Trucking was carrying a load of large rocks when one of them fell out and crashed into the windshield of an oncoming car, killing the driver. Not only was the driver of the truck indicted for his part in the accident, but the owner of the trucking company, Patrick Todd Burleson, was charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle. [click to continue…]

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    A trucker from Idaho has been stabbed multiple times after a crazed motorist used a stolen vehicle to ram into the truck before climbing in to the cab and stabbing the driver. [click to continue…]

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    csalogoA total of 10 industry groups have signed their names to a letter addressed to Department of Tranportation Secretary Anthony Foxx requesting that CSA scores should no longer be publicly accessible until the program can be fixed. [click to continue…]

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    A New York Federal Appeals Court judge has issued a landmark ruling that may open large carriers up to new liabilities and could be good news for owner operators. Judge Richard Arcara ruled that, in certain circumstances, a leasing company can be held liable for the actions of the driver, even though The Graves Amendment was thought to forbid it. [click to continue…]

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    Immediately following a wreck that turned a vehicle into a ball of flame, team drivers David Fredericksen and Walter Letterman rushed to the aid of a baby girl and her grandmother who were trapped inside. The whole incident from the crash through the rescue was captured on the dash cam of the truck they were driving in. [click to continue…]

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    Every year the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance organizes the Roadcheck inspection blitz, one of the largest safety initiatives focused on truckers in the country. This year’s was from June 3rd through June 5th. By the end of the 72 hour event, 72,415 inspections had taken place. [click to continue…]

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