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I-75 Accident Showcases the Dangers of Everyday Truck Traffic

The driver leaned to reach a bottle of water. That’s it. His tractor-trailer veered left, he over-corrected to the right, and seconds later $6 million worth of pyrotechnics equipment was scattered alongside Interstate 75 near Lima, Ohio. That accident, which delayed by one day a Kiss and Motley Crue concert in Michigan earlier this month, …

Summer Heat Takes a Toll on Tractor-Trailer Tires

Having endured one of the hottest summers on record, people throughout the United States don’t need to look far to see the impact the high temperatures have had. Yellow front lawns. Hefty AC bills. Low water levels in lakes and rivers. And here’s another frequent reminder. Straps of worn rubber strewn across the roadways. Even …

SUV Crashes into Parked Tractor Trailer in Edinburg, OH

Five people including a pregnant woman were injured when their SUV slammed into a parked tractor trailer at a rest area on Interstate 76 in Edinburg, OH, on Wednesday, May 2. According to RecordPub.com, the SUV failed to slow as it exited the freeway. The driver reported to police that he fell asleep while driving. …

Man Killed in Tractor Trailer Crash in Coralville, IA

A tractor trailed collided with a passenger vehicle at the Interstate 80 and Interstate 380 junction on Sunday, April 29, killing the woman driving the car. According to WCFCourier.com, the woman was exiting I-380, lost control of her vehicle and slid in front of a tractor trailer traveling eastbound I-80. The truck smashed into the …

Cement Truck Crashes with School Bus in Barberton, OH

Investigators are examining why a truck’s brakes failed and whether excessive speed played a factor in a crash involving a cement truck and a school bus on Clark Mill Road in Barberton, OH, on Friday, April 27. According to Fox8.com, the driver of the cement truck and the school bus driver both played heroic roles …

Man Killed in Tractor Trailer Crash in Dayton, OH

A man was killed when his car smashed into a tractor trailer that police say was parked illegally on a roadside in Dayton, Ohio, on Saturday, April 7. According to WDTN.com, the driver of the car may have suffered from a medical condition that caused him to swerve onto the shoulder of Kitridge Road and …

Tractor Trailer Crash Injures Two in Perrysburg, OH

One woman was seriously injured when her car was rear-ended by a tractor trailer on Interstate 75 in Perrysburg, OH, on Tuesday, April 3. According to WTOL.com, the tractor trailer slammed into the back of the slow-moving car, pushing that vehicle into a second one and injuring both drivers. The woman driving the first car …

Pickup Truck, Tanker Truck Collide in Florence Twp., OH

A woman was seriously injured when her pickup truck crashed into a tanker truck in Florence Twp., Ohio, on Tuesday, March 27. According to The Chronicle-Telegram, the accident occurred at the intersection of Mason and Joppa roads. The pickup truck was traveling north when it reportedly failed to yield at a stop sign and crashed …

Four Injured in Car, Truck Collision in Clark County, OH

Four people riding in a passenger car were hospitalized when their vehicle collided with a tractor trailer in Clark County, Ohio, on Sunday, March 18. According to WHIO.com, both vehicles were traveling eastbound on Interstate 70 when the car merged into the right lane and struck the truck. The car flipped several times, and three …

Tractor Trailer Crash Injures One in Margaretta Twp., OH

The driver of a tractor trailer was cited for failure to yield during a left turn after a passenger car smashed into his rig in Margaretta Twp., OH on Friday, March 16. According to The Morning Journal, the passenger car was traveling southwest on State Route 101 when the truck driver turned in front of …

Truck Driver Cited after Rollover Crash near Tuscarawas, OH

The driver of a tractor trailer was cited for failure to control his vehicle after it overturned on Route 416 SE south of Tuscarawas, OH, on Tuesday, March 13. According to the Times Reporter, the truck rolled over an embankment next to the highway and dumped thousands of dollars’ worth of soybeans after the driver …

Tractor Trailer Crash Shuts Down I-80 in Hubbard, Ohio

The driver of a tractor trailer lost control of his vehicle and veered off Interstate 80 in Hubbard, Ohio, on Monday, March 5, spilling more than 200 gallons of diesel fuel across the freeway. According to WYTV.com, the truck went off the road in the early-morning hours and smashed into a guardrail. No other vehicles …

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