In a recent review of highway safety in 2020, NHTSA reported the greatest number of fatalities due to traffic accidents since 2007, despite the fact that the number of miles traveled by vehicles declined by 13% from 2019. Understanding the underlying cause of these accidents and instituting preventative measures to reduce their numbers is essential to the greater safety of all who travel the nation's highways.August 9, 2021
Boeing Co. said it settled 90% of the wrongful death claims filed in a U.S. court over the 2018 crash of a 737 Max jet operated by Lion Air.
A new study says that while autonomous vehicle technology has great promise to reduce crashes, it may not be able to prevent all mishaps caused by human error.
The sixth member of a New Orleans-area ring that has staged accidents with unsuspecting tractor-trailers has pleaded guilty for his role as a “spotter,” or untruthful witness.
Five individuals accused of participating in a two-year conspiracy to stage accidents with tractor-trailers in the New Orleans area have pleaded guilty to federal wire fraud charges.
Department of Transportation officials centered on an optimistic but guarded message Oct. 3: Roadway fatalities were down 2% year-over-year in 2017, but that did not necessarily indicate an across-the-board trend.
Joy Wiebe, a Dalton Highway veteran said to be the only woman driving fuel tankers to Alaska’s Prudhoe Bay oil fields, died in a rollover crash early on Aug. 24.
Warranty programs provider TruNorth launched an app designed to help truckers get back on the road faster after a breakdown.November 6, 2017