Tag Archives: Ohio

Trucker arrested in fatal crash

A Virginia man died Monday in a crash along the Ohio Turnpike in Williams County, and a Minnesota man faces a vehicular homicide charge. The crash was reported just after midnight Monday near Montpelier. A Ford Focus driven by Ryan … Continue reading

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Oregon trucker faces execution in 1991 Ohio murder

A Bible taken from an Ohio victim who was shot and robbed during a multistate killing spree helped tie an Oregon trucker to the crime and send him back to a death penalty state. Joseph Daron Jr. had the Bible … Continue reading

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New Laws become effective today in Ohio

It is finally here the day thousands of Truck Drivers have been waiting for, 65 MPH in Ohio. I just wonder how many tickets will be written today? I bet there will be a few handed out. There are a … Continue reading

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Truck drivers can go 65 mph on Ohio interstates starting Wednesday

But not in Cuyahoga County Truck drivers eagerly awaiting Wednesday’s increase in the interstate speed limit from 55 mph to 65 will have to put the brakes on their enthusiasm. Because that’s what they will be doing when they enter … Continue reading

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Tractor-Trailer Hijacked In South Nashville

“The men forced the sleeping driver out of the cab at about 3:15 a.m. on Grandview Avenue”, said police. The tractor-trailer driver was waiting for the nearby Electronic Express store to open Thursday morning to deliver a variety of products. … Continue reading

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Statewide Sweep Finds Big Rigs With Serious Safety Violations

CLEVELAND — Ohio is conducting a statewide safety sweep on highways, looking for potentially fatal safety violations in big rigs. When a fully loaded tractor-trailer hits 65 mph, it’ll take 525 feet to stop, unless it has no brakes. That’s … Continue reading

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Church to host program on human trafficking

April Vanover’s regular job is part-time supervisor for the Fremont UPS office, but the Tiffin resident devotes her free time to help adult victims of human trafficking. According to www.notforsalecampaign.org, 27 million people are enslaved in the United States. A … Continue reading

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Ohio trying to be a split speed limit state again?

Well, I thought with the Gov. of Ohio signing the bill to put the speed limit in Ohio up to 65 for all vehicles was to good to be true. COLUMBUS, Ohio — Despite warnings from safety advocates, a group … Continue reading

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TravelCenters opens first bulk DEF pump in Michigan

WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America believes it has launched the first operating retail bulk dispenser of diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) in the U.S. Unveiled this week at TA’s location in Ann Arbor, Mich., the 275-gallon dispenser from Colonial Chemical … Continue reading

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Why do I even care anymore

You know, I have asked this question to myself I bet a million or so times over the last five years. Trucking has done nothing but shit on me since 04, why do I even care? I have had some … Continue reading

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