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NTSB makes Update on Crash in Kentucky that Killed 11

In its continuing investigation of the highway accident that killed 11 people near Munfordville, Kentucky, in March, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has developed the following factual information: On Friday March 26, 2010, at approximately 5:17 a.m. CDT, a … Continue reading

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Who or What to believe in Trucking

Wow, this sure is going to be a long article as there is a lot to discuss. Who or what to believe when it comes to the trucking industry. First off I want to explain myself a little here, you … Continue reading

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Truckers Image Needs to Change

Obama was right about one thing especially in trucking – it’s time for a change. The image that trucking has left upon the general public reflects how truck drivers are to be taken. If the general public – and by … Continue reading

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An End to a Truckers’ Career

A young man had a dream after a year of being married and trying to support his new family, it turned out that his job as an EMT was no longer sufficiently supporting his new family. So he set out … Continue reading

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Trains vs Trucks – Which is Safer

Theoretically speaking trains should be safer to transport freight than trucks, just because of the numbers – there are more trucks on the road meaning there will be more accidents. But, when you look at the volume of material being … Continue reading

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Rail System vs. Highway Infrastructure – Follow the Money

With the highway infrastructure deteriorating the way it is and with all the congestion around every major city. Why does the government seem to just “turn their heads” the other way from trucking? Or at least it seems that way. … Continue reading

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NTSB Dispatches Investigating Team to I-65 Accident

The National Transportation Safety Board is dispatching a “Go Team” to investigate this morning’s fatal crash involving a tractor-trailer and a van in Kentucky. © 2010, Truck Drivers News Blog. All rights reserved. Related Posts:NTSB makes Update on Crash in … Continue reading

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Thursday, March 18 Roadwork begins on I-64 in Boyd County, KY.

Contractors will begin lane closures on Interstate 64 in Boyd County this week, setting up an eight-mile work zone for the next stage in a $20 million improvement of the major northeast Kentucky corridor. Beginning Thursday, March 18, the inside … Continue reading

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Kentucky Highway District 9 again preparing for Wintry Weather

Crews in Kentucky Department of Highways District 9 are preparing for another round of wintry weather expected overnight and Tuesday across northeast Kentucky. National Weather Service forecasts vary, but between One inch and Six inches of snow could fall across … Continue reading

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Trucking ‘Old School’ Style part one

I received my latest issue of Land Line Magazine the other day February edition and in it was one article that caught my attention rather quickly. It’s on page 102 if you get the magazine, but it was called ‘Old … Continue reading

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