Monday, January 22, 2018
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Ruan driver named Highway Angel

Ruan driver named Highway Angel

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.

Too many questions to pass Missouri text-messaging ban

Too many questions to pass Missouri text-messaging ban

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Texting while driving on Missouri roads will remain legal for most adults.

Teens learn dangers of texting while driving

Teens learn dangers of texting while driving

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.

NTSB says trucker involved in crash that killed 11 was 447 miles into trip

NTSB says trucker involved in crash that killed 11 was 447 miles into trip

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.

MTA offers video about CSA 2010

MTA offers video about CSA 2010

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.

Nurse, patient die as semi, ambulance collide in Iowa

Nurse, patient die as semi, ambulance collide in Iowa

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.

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