Tracy Morgan Video: Wal-Mart Has 'Stepped Up'

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In his first extensive interview in almost a year, actor-comedian Tracy Morgan told host Matt Lauer and NBC's "TODAY" show audience June 1 that Wal-Mart has "stepped up to the plate in a tremendous way" in apologizing for causing the accident on the New Jersey Turnpike last June that killed one of Morgan's colleagues and left Morgan in a coma.

Transport Topics
June 1, 2015

Tracy Morgan, Wal-Mart Settle Lawsuit Over Jersey Crash

Bloomberg News

Tracy Morgan and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. settled the actor-comedian’s lawsuit over a New Jersey Turnpike crash that had left him in a coma for days and killed another comedian.

Bloomberg News
May 28, 2015
Business, Technology

Carriers, Retailers Struggle to Absorb Costs From Free Shipping for Online Purchases

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The surge in electronic commerce from customers who are seeking free delivery is taxing delivery companies and retailers alike, forcing them to figure out how to absorb the expense.

February 16, 2015

Wal-Mart Extends Trailer-Tracking Contract

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

I.D. Systems Inc. has extended a contract with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to provide trailer tracking for the retailer’s fleet of cargo trailers.

Transport Topics
November 19, 2014

Wal-Mart: Tracy Morgan, Other Van Occupants in Crash Weren’t Belted

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. claimed in a court document that the occupants of a van involved in the June crash that killed a colleague of comedian Tracy Morgan were not wearing seat belts at the time of the accident.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
September 29, 2014

Accused of Negligence, Wal-Mart Responds to Tracy Morgan Lawsuit

Wal-Mart Stores

In responding to a lawsuit filed by actor/comedian Tracy Morgan, Wal-Mart says it is sorry one of its trucks was involved in the New Jersey accident that killed one and injured Morgan and two other comedians, and is "committed to doing the right thing for all involved."

Transport Topics
July 14, 2014

NTSB Report: Wal-Mart Driver Was Within HOS Limits

The Wal-Mart Stores Inc. driver whose truck crashed into a limousine carrying actor Tracy Morgan was in the 14th hour of a work shift that began the day before, which is just within allowable limits, according to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board. But the driver also appears to have been speeding.

Jeff Plungis | Bloomberg News
June 19, 2014

Wal-Mart Truck Driver Pleads Not Guilty in Turnpike Tragedy

A Wal-Mart truck driver pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of death by auto and assault in the New Jersey Turnpike crash that killed one man and injured three others, including comedian and actor Tracy Morgan.

Transport Topics
June 11, 2014

Turnpike Crash Cited by Opponents of Relaxed HOS Rules

The deadly New Jersey Turnpike crash that seriously injured comedian Tracy Morgan is emboldening opposition to efforts in Congress to loosen limits on how many hours truckers can be on the road.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
June 10, 2014

Police Say Wal-Mart Truck Driver Went 24 Hours Without Sleep Before Morgan Crash

A Wal-Mart Stores Inc. truck driver went at least 24 hours without sleep before his tractor-trailer crashed into a limousine, critically injuring actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and killing another entertainer, according to a police complaint.

Bloomberg News
June 9, 2014