A prison transport officer died in a truck accident in Palm Bay on the early morning of December 20, according to WTSP.com. Reports indicate the 47-year-old male, Officer Jeffrey Farless, died after the van he was driving rear-ended a semi-truck [...]
The US Department of Transportation ruled that commercial truck drivers may no longer use cell phones or handheld devices of any kind, according to sources. Violators can face up to $2,750 fines for each instance, and repeat offenders risk [...]
Another Central Florida crash on Interstate 4 was reported this morning in the Orlando Sentinel, this time as a result of a tired trucker. The sentinel reports that a “sleepy driver” was behind the wheel of a semi truck pulling [...]
Federal regulators say that trucker fatigue is causing fatal accidents, even as the number of fatal truck crashes has dropped in recent years after a major overhaul of rules that took effect in 2004. A lawsuit in federal court is accusing trucker [...]
Authorities have arrested the driver of the station wagon that was abandoned in the middle of I-95 yesterday that caused a massive explosion. A tanker filled with thousands of gallons of gasoline struck the vehicle and the tanker burst into [...]
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has proposed new safety recommendations for the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).
The NTSB reviewed two separate accidents in which a truck towing a trailer full of [...]
There has been a deadly school bus vs. semi crash in Marion County. According to the reports, the bus had stopped to unload students when a semi truck failed to stop and crashed into the bus. The bus was pushed 200 feet forward and then burst [...]