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  • December
    31 2018

    Truck Driver Workplace Fatalities Skyrocket

    Truck Driver Workplace Fatalities Skyrocket More than 3 in every 4 motor vehicle operators who were killed on the job in 2017 were commercial truck drivers. This is according to the latest findings from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), which has also reported that, in 2017: • 840 truckers suffered fatal occupational injuries • […]

  • March
    28 2016

    18 Wheeler Fire Shuts Down Freeway

    A massive 18 wheeler fire involving a FedEx truck closed down a section of Interstate 35 early Thursday morning. The truck was hauling a double set of trailers when it struck several concrete barriers in a busy freeway construction zone. Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety closed down the freeway for nearly eight […]

  • March
    21 2016

    Fatal 18 Wheeler Accident Claims 3 Houston Teens

    The victims of a fatal 18 wheeler accident near Corpus Christi included three teenage girls from the Houston suburb of Bellaire. The driver, a fourth teenage girl and friend of the other victims, was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. The truck driver in the fatal 18 wheeler accident reportedly did not suffer […]

  • March
    14 2016

    I-35 Truck Accidents Cause Injuries, Traffic Delays

    A series of I-35 truck accidents last week caused numerous injuries and several traffic delays on the busy freeway. The accidents included an incident in Dallas involving two 18 wheelers and a major fuel spill. Another I-35 truck accident in Waco involved a tractor trailer and two other vehicles on a rain-slicked highway. A FedEx […]

  • March
    07 2016

    Brake Failure Blamed For Austin Truck Accident

    Austin police have cited brake failure as one of the reasons behind a truck accident involving a gravel hauler that struck several vehicles and rolled off a bridge. Local and state authorities are still investigating the accident to determine if any other factors were involved. A witness recorded the truck accident on her dash cam, […]