Tractor Trailer Rear Ends Car in Wright County Missouri, Injures Two

A Wright County Missouri truck accident occurred when a tractor trailer rear ended a Buick on August 16, 2011 at 2:55am. The early morning Missouri rear end trucking accident on U.S. Highway 60 resulted in two injured people. The accident occurred as both vehicles were… read more

Tractor Trailer Rear Ends Preston Man in Hickory County

A Missouri rear end truck accident sent a man from Preston, Missouri to a local hospital. The Missouri truck accident occurred on April 25, 2011 at 9:45am. Guy W. Snyder, age 69, of Preston, Missouri drove on northbound US-65 on Monday morning, just one and… read more

Tractor Trailer’s Unsafe Lane Change Causes Truck Accident In Missouri

A Nebraska truck driver caused a St. Charles Missouri truck accident when he slammed into a car while changing lanes. Truck driver Rand S. Peterson of Niobrara, Nebraska drove a 1997 International Tractor Trailer southbound on highway 61 early Friday morning. The St. Charles Missouri… read more

Tractor-Trailer Carrying Blueberries Crashes And Injures 6

A Missouri tractor-trailer crash on I-44 injured six people, four seriously, and snarled traffic for hours as crews had to clean up 40,000 pounds of blueberries that were being transported by the big rig. According to local media reports, the crash occurred just east of… read more

Truck Crash Releases Thousands Of Pounds Of Acid In Kansas City, MO

A tractor trailer hauling more than 4,000 pounds of hydrochloric acid crashed on I-35 in Kansas City on Monday, sending the corrosive liquid spraying out onto the roadway. The Missouri tractor trailer crash and chemical spill happened just before the morning rush and hospitalized 11… read more

Truck Driver Fatigue

One point of emphasis when the motor carrier regulations were crafted was limiting the number of fatigued drivers on the road. Mental or physical exhaustion can greatly affect your ability to operate a vehicle safely and is a big contributor to tractor trailer injury accidents…. read more

Trucker Causes Truck Accident Merging Lanes

Tammy J. Moody, 40, of Joplin, Missouri suffered moderate injuries in a Missouri trucking accident on December 19, 2011 at 6:30am. The early morning Jasper County Missouri truck accident was caused by a truck driver who failed to properly change lanes. Truck driver John S…. read more

Trucker Left Turn Causes Jefferson County Missouri Truck Accident

A man from Desoto, Missouri was injured in a Jefferson County Missouri trucking accident on December 17, 2011 at 2:51pm. The Jefferson County Missouri truck accident occurred when a 2005 International truck attempted a left turn from Montauk Drive onto southbound Highway 67. The International… read more

U.S. Department Of Transportation And FMCSA Shuts Down BM&L Trucking, LLC

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently ordered Alabama-based BM&L Trucking, LLC to cease all of its transportation operations. FMCSA based the order on the fact that BM&L’s transportation operation contained safety violations which posed an imminent hazard to the public safety of multiple… read more

Weekend Trucking Accident Kills Local Resident

A tragic weekend truck crash in Missouri left a Springfield man dead after his vehicle hit a Freightliner head-on. In what is noted to be the first fatality of 2011, Joseph W. Russell, 31, was driving in the westbound lane of I-44, about half a… read more