Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Trucker crashes into, topples 180-foot Indiana tower, had been drinking beer

Trucker crashes into, topples 180-foot Indiana tower, had been drinking beer

GARY, Ind. — Indiana State Police say a Chicago man lost control of his semitrailer and crashed into a 180-foot communications tower, toppling it onto an Interstate 65 ramp.

Crete Carrier unveils new online store

Crete Carrier unveils new online store

LINCOLN, Neb. — Crete Carrier Corp. recently announced the launch of its new online company store CreteCarrierStore.com created by Proforma Identity Marketing Group, which specializes in promotional products, printing services, business documents, and electronic commerce solutions. The new site features Crete Carrier, Shaffer Trucking, and Hunt Transportation apparel, accessories, and gifts.

Trucker who rescued two young girls trapped in burning SUV recognized again

Trucker who rescued two young girls trapped in burning SUV recognized again

STERLING, Colo. — When people recognize Jorge Orozco-Sanchez, they often want to salute him.

72-hour Roadcheck begins June 8; runs through June 10

72-hour Roadcheck begins June 8; runs through June 10

WASHINGTON — The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is helping to mobilize thousands of roadside inspectors who patrol North America’s highways June 8-10 to send a strong message to commercial truck and bus motor carriers and their employees.

I-77 bridges to close as S.C. fixes cracked girders

I-77 bridges to close as S.C. fixes cracked girders

RICHBURG, S.C. — Traffic on Interstate 77 in South Carolina will have to slow down for the next several months as crews repair a bridge with cracked steel girders in Chester County.

FMCSA issues new supporting docs policy for EOBRs tracking HOS

FMCSA issues new supporting docs policy for EOBRs tracking HOS

WASHINGTON — Motor carriers who want to take advantage of the less burdensome supporting documents retention requirements offered in a new policy issued June 4 may do so, but then are precluded in HOS enforcement proceedings from challenging the accuracy of their own electronic mobile communication/tracking records.

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