ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Shawn Hubbard, a professional truck driver for Ruan Transport Corporation of Des Moines, Iowa, has been named a Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Highway Angel for saving the life of a young man who was trapped inside a burning car.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. — Kamy Mayott has been told that texting while driving is dangerous. But the 15-year-old didn't know just how dangerous until she navigated a golf cart through an obstacle course while texting and took out a whole row of orange cones.
WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board today issued an interim report on the fatal accident involving a big rig and a van filled with Mennonites traveling to a wedding in Ohio that said the trucker was 447 miles into a 690-mile trip from Lansing, Mich., to Cullman, Ala., when the accident occurred at 5:17 a.m. March 26 on Interstate 65 near Munfordville, Ky.
The Mid-West Truckers Association is preparing a number of opportunities for members to become educated about their company’s safety rating for CSA 2010. This summer, MTA will sponsor at least 4 sessions around the state to educate members on how CSA 2010 differs from the current SAFESTAT safety rating system.
BOONE, Iowa — Authorities in Boone County say a patient in the back of an ambulance and the nurse who was treating him both died when ambulance collided with a semitrailer truck.