Driver Inattention & Poorly Maintained Brakes Caused Commercial Truck-Amtrak Crash

December 17th, 2012 | Truck accident

On December 11, 2012, the National Transportation Safety Board (“NTSB”) issued a press release stating that “Driver Inattention and Poorly Maintained Brakes” were the cause of the John Davis Trucking Company’s semi-truck crash with the Amtrak passenger train.  This crash ignited a fire that encompassed the truck and three passenger railcars injuring sixteen people, killing… Read More

Truck Drivers Compete for National Title in Safety and Driving Skills Competition

August 20th, 2012 | Truck accident

Truck Drivers from each of the fifty (50) states, U.S. Territories, Canada, and Mexico converged last week in Minneapolis, Minnesota to compete in the National Truck Driving Championship. To qualify and compete, drivers must showcase their knowledge and skills by placing first in their home-State or Regional competition.  More importantly, competitors are required to be… Read More