Frankye Helbig’s husband, Dorian, is a truck driver, and she thought she, too, could take a liking to that life. Perhaps they could get a long-distance route together, maybe even one day get their own truck and see America.
Old River Truck Sales acquired three locations along the Interstate 10 corridor in southern Louisiana selling Mack and Volvo brand trucks, bringing its total to six in the region.November 22, 2016
The following may sound like an exaggeration: "We're washing blood off our highways every day," said Cpl. Jess Thornton of the Alabama State Troopers.
U.S. highway fatalities in 2015 jumped 7.2% to 35,092, an increase of 2,348 deaths from 2014, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported Aug. 29.
After years of tougher drunken-driving laws and a massive awareness campaign, the public's attitude about intoxicated motoring shifted and traffic fatalities decreased.
The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Office of Criminal Justice Services and Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities have joined to develop procedures that allow the deaf and hearing impaired to qualify for a waiver that allows them to train and test for a commercial driver license.
After dropping by 25% from 2005 to 2014, traffic fatalities in the United States rose 7.7% last year, according to preliminary data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Fatal crashes involving large trucks were up 4%.July 5, 2016
U.S. traffic fatalities over the Independence Day weekend will probably climb this year to the most since 2008 as an improved economy and lower gas prices encourage more people to get behind the wheel, a safety group said.
Traffic fatalities increased in 2015 by an amount not seen in 50 years, alarming road safety advocates. The trend in Texas, which has the deadliest highways in the country, remained largely unchanged.