Wednesday, December 15, 2010

    Truck driver spills load of paint

    May 28, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

    A truck driver dropped thousands of gallons of paint on I-80 Thursday.
    The man was near the Quad Cities when he lost control of his truck and spilled the fast-drying paint- which was supposed to be used to paint stripes along Illinois roadways. The paint coated the grass near the accident scene.

    The paint is water-based so [...]


    Triple fatal accident backs up NJ Turnpike

    April 25, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

    A triple fatal accident on the New Jersey Turnpike is causing a huge backup this afternoon in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.
    NJ State Police are on the scene of a 10-vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer that has claimed the life of three people and has sent at least three others to area hospitals.
    It happened at [...]


    AA Highway KY – Dangerous Highway

    March 27, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · 4 Comments 

    Have you ever traveled the AA Highway through Kentucky from Cincinnati,OH. to Grayson,KY.? It is called the AA Highway, because it is named for where it begins to where it was supposed to end. The Highway begins in Alexandria,KY. and was supposed to end in Ashland,KY.
    It actually runs from I-275 loop around Cincinnati,OH. to [...]


    ALERT: VDOT to detour Rt. 501 traffic Tomorrow

    March 5, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

    A section of Route 501 in Bedford County will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, March 5, so crews can clean up a tractor-trailer accident that occurred on Tuesday, March 3. The accident location is about three miles south of Coleman Falls.
    Vehicles other than tractor-trailers will be detoured off Route 501 near Eagle Eyrie Baptist Conference [...]


    I 70 accident Truck Driver dead in Putnam Co.

    February 18, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

    PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind.- An accident in Putnam County left one person dead on Wednesday.
    The accident happened a quarter of a mile east of the Cloverdale exit on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70.
    Police said a fully loaded dump truck hit a guardrail and ended up in the median, on a railroad track. The driver, 35-year-old [...]


    19-year-old pleads guilty pays $470.00 in bridge fatality

    February 18, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

    The driver who fell asleep while crossing the Bay Bridge last summer, causing a fatal wreck that sent a tractor-trailer plunging into the water more than 30 feet below, has pleaded guilty to three traffic charges.
    Candy Lynn Baldwin, 19, of the small Eastern Shore town of Millington in Kent County, was not required to appear [...]


    Tractor-Trailer Head-On Crash Kills Driver

    February 18, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · 3 Comments 

    The driver of a tractor-trailer careened across a median on northbound Interstate 77 just before noon Tuesday and crashed head-on into a tractor-trailer traveling south, killing the driver.
    Hillsville Volunteer Fire Department spokesman David Young said the driver of the truck traveling south, 54-year-old, Sabato Lettieri, was pronounced dead at the scene.
    The driver of the [...]


    Tractor trailer driver killed in I-16 accident

    February 16, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · 5 Comments 

    A tractor trailer driver from Jacksonville, Fla. was killed early Sunday on Interstate 16 in Laurens County.
    John Loren Hudnall, 49, was driving eastbound when he drifted off the road and hit a guardrail at Ga. 338 at about 6:45 a.m. Sunday, said a Georgia State Patrol spokesman.
    The truck went down an embankment and was on [...]


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