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60 commute resumes a day after a flaming big rig shuts down freeway

HACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif. (AP) – A truck hauling hydrogen caught fire on a Southern California freeway that had to be shut down in both directions while firefighters sprayed the big-rig continuously for several hours. Authorities […]

11/15/2013

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NTSB faults parade plans in fatal train collision

WASHINGTON (AP) — The lack of safety planning by parade organizers and the city of Midland, Texas, was faulted by federal investigators Tuesday in an accident last year in which a freight train rammed a […]

11/05/2013

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9 hurt as big-rig hits work crew on the 60 freeway

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a big-rig truck has smashed into California Department of Transportation vehicles and a crew picking up litter on a Southern California freeway, injuring nine people. Spokeswoman Maria Raptis […]

09/18/2013

Big rig hits bridge being built on I-215

  PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — The California Department of Transportation says southbound lanes of Interstate 215 are closed in Riverside County after a big rig hit an overpass construction project in Perris. Caltrans says the […]

07/09/2013

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Court overturns part of port’s trucking plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has overturned part of the anti-smog program at the Port of Los Angeles. The port tried to restrict the types of trucks that can haul goods in and out […]

06/13/2013

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1 lane of I-5 north of LA closed after wildfire

CASTAIC, Calif. (AP) — Crews continue to build containment lines around a 50-acre wildfire started by a burning tractor-trailer north of Los Angeles that forced the closure of one lane of Interstate 5. Forest Service […]

05/14/2013

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Soda spills, freezes on Pa. road when rigs crash

READING, Pa. (AP) — Everyone knows soda can be bad for your teeth. Sometimes, it can apparently threaten the morning commute, too.

01/22/2013

West Texas rail crossing had 10 previous accidents

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal records show there were 10 previous collisions at the same West Texas railroad crossing where a train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans and their families. Records reviewed by […]

11/16/2012

Big-rigs collide in I-5 truck tunnel

LOS ANGELES (AP) – It took hours to pry a driver from his demolished big-rig after nine trucks collided in chain-reaction crashes in an Interstate 5 bypass tunnel where three people died in a fiery […]

10/23/2012

2 big rig wrecks snarl traffic in the Newhall Pass

NEWHALL (CNS) – Nine big rigs collided Tuesday morning in two separate crashes on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway truck route connector from the southbound Antelope Valley (14) Freeway in the Newhall Pass, and […]

10/23/2012

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