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  • Injuries reported following crash on Interstate 75

    A fatal accident involving multiple vehicles took place on Interstate 75 near State Route 113 in Barstow County, Monday. Cartersville patrol officers were dispatched to Interstate 75 after receiving reports of a collision at approximately 2:30 p.m. According to the report, the crash involved at least two cars and a truck. The impact of the […]

  • Truck drivers seen by Dr. Lefteris required to be re-examined

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that more than 6,600 truck drivers will need to be re-evaluated following the arrest of Dr. Anthony Lefteris over falsifying truck drivers’ certifications. Earlier this month, Lefteris was arrested for allegedly issuing medical certification to truck drivers without performing full body examination. He is arrested for fake certification […]

  • Medical examiner certifying truck drivers arrested

    A medical examiner based in Atlanta, Georgia was arrested for failure to practice proper examination procedures on truck drivers. The medical examiner, who has been operating in an Atlanta-area Petro truck stop, was issuing medical certifications without performing thorough evaluations on truck drivers. He was identified as Dr. Anthony Lefteris. According to reports, Lefteris may have […]

  • Studies address safety concerns over unmanned vehicles

    People are growing concerned over the recent trend of delivery trucks traveling without a driver. Assistant Professor Evangelos Theodorou, a robotics specialist at the School of Aerospace Engineering, is currently doing a research on self-driving vehicles in thousands of possible scenarios. Theodorou believes that the world is now interconnected and aerospace engineering research plays a vital part […]

  • Data of Truck Accidents in the U.S.

    Accidents involving trucks can cause a range of damage, and while the low end of that range is relatively minor, trucks often cause severe and often fatal amounts of damage due to their large size. A group effort from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), the National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA), and the […]

  • Teen flees scene after hitting a car and fire truck

    Police arrested a teenager after his involvement in a hit and run incident with a Gwinnett County fire truck. Seventeen-year-old David Newman was behind the wheel of an RV when he rear-ended a car on Five Forks Trickum Road. Newman left the scene and nearly immediately hit a fire truck in the next lane. He left […]

  • I-20 tractor-trailer collision kills two

    Two people were killed and another person was airlifted with severe injuries following an accident between four semi-trucks and one pickup truck that occurred on Wednesday evening, August 31 on Interstate 20 in Georgia. The accident started just after 6 p.m. on the eastbound side of the road known by locals as Temple Carrollton Road. […]