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Truckers protest outside Port of Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of truck drivers and their supporters are picketing outside the Port of Oakland over an impending deadline to upgrade their trucks and what they say are long wait times at […]


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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 […]


LA jury awards $150M in wrongful death case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has determined a trucking company and one of its drivers should pay $150 million in damages to a 13-year-old girl who watched her family burn to death in a […]


Pickup truck that went airborne spurs fatal wreck

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Police say an eight-vehicle crash that killed one person and injured several others in Southern California began when a speeding pickup truck swerved to avoid oncoming traffic and went airborne. Fullerton […]


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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 […]


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NTSB says Wash. bridge collapse is wake-up call

SEATTLE (AP) — The collapse of an interstate highway bridge in northern Washington state should be a wake-up call that prompts an expansive safety review, according to the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. […]


Truck driver jobs hard to fill even in bad economy

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – Trucking companies across America are scrambling to hire new drivers, who have been tough to find even during the recession. Now a supply chain expert says the U.S. faces a critical […]


Train and truck collide in southeast Italy, 1 dead

ROME (AP) – A high-speed Italian train slammed into a truck at a railroad crossing Monday in southeast Italy, killing the train’s engineer and injuring 25 passengers, railway officials said. The truck got stuck on […]



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