AAA Report: Truck Safety Technology Could Avoid 63K Truck Accidents Each Year

A recent report issued by the American Automobile Association (AAA) says that at least 63,000 truck accidents could be avoided each year if vehicles were equipped with the right truck safety technology. The report, Leveraging Large Truck Technology and Engineering to Realize Safety Gains, used data from the more than 400,000 truck crashes that occurred…

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Chemical Spill in Charlotte Highlights Danger of Hazardous Materials on Tractor-Trailers

Recently, a semi-truck on Interstate I-85 just south of Little Rock broke apart and spilled 55 gallons of sodium bisulfide across the highway. Because the chemical is extremely corrosive, state police shut down all traffic on the interstate until the accident could be cleaned up. The Charlotte Fire Department was on-hand to contain the spill, and…

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