Trucking industry debates 11-hour rule
Is it any less safe for a truck driver to be on the road for 11 hours than 10 hours?
The debate over the one-hour difference in “hours of service” has raged since 2003, and it doesn’t look to subside anytime soon.
Federal regulators two weeks ago reiterated a rule originally issued in 2003 that allows over-the-road [...]
Amarillo man dies in massive Texas Panhandle pileup
A 62-year-old man was identified as the person killed in a massive chain-reaction wreck in the Texas Panhandle that left more than a dozen people injured and temporarily shut down Interstate 40.
The man, whose name was not being released pending family notification, was an Amarillo resident, police Sgt. Greg Fisher said Sunday. The man was [...]
Fatal pileup began with Parr’s skid
John Parr was driving through a near whiteout when he skidded on an icy Wyoming highway, triggering a string of collisions that left Parr, his wife and daughter dead.
Conditions on Interstate 80 near Rawlins were so bad that shortly after a tractor-trailer slammed into Parr’s Subaru station wagon on Saturday, another seven vehicles piled [...]
Merry Christmas Too All
I know it has been a while since I have posted anything on this blog, but I have been busy. Work was really hectic for the last few months.But now has slowed down a bit, I now have some breathing room finally.
Anyway I just wanted to post a Very Merry Christmas to all the [...]