Month: May 2014

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  • May
    29 2014

    Two Texas Rollover Accidents Lead to Injuries

    A pair of major Texas rollover accidents over the past week led to a fatality and three injuries that required hospitalization. A rollover accident in Corpus Christi involved a milk truck and a stalled car, sending three people to a local hospital. In San Antonio, a driver died after being ejected from the dump truck […]

  • May
    21 2014

    Two Texas Rollover Accidents Injure Drivers

    A pair of Texas rollover accidents yesterday injured drivers, caused traffic jams and spurred police investigations. A rollover accident in the East Texas town of Waxahachie sent two people to the hospital and shut down a northbound lane of Interstate 35. A similar incident two hours later occurred in the Rio Grande Valley town of […]

  • May
    20 2014

    Trucking Industry Calls for Expansion of Drug Testing Database

    Various trucking industry groups are proposing an enlargement of the database that stores the drug and alcohol test results of truck and bus drivers. The proposal involves expanding the Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse (CDLDAC) by adding both employer accounts and employee’s self-admissions of misusing drugs or alcohol. The current database only includes […]

  • May
    19 2014

    Texas Supreme Court: Midland Train Wreck Trial Stays in Midland

    The Texas Supreme Court ruled that a Midland train wreck trial that involved a tractor-trailer truck carrying veterans in a parade should stay in Midland. The state’s highest court upheld a ruling from the Texas Court of Appeals that the trial should stay in the area, but did not issue a final decision on the […]

  • May
    15 2014

    Texas 18 Wheeler Wreck Kills Two Wisconsin Women

    A Texas 18 wheeler wreck near Lufkin took the lives of a mother and daughter from Wisconsin on May 13. Katrina Holloway, a 19-year-old college student, and her mother, Susan, collided with an 18 wheeler on U.S Highway 59. A Lufkin Police Department spokesman said that the mother and daughter were killed instantly when their […]