Blog Posts in June, 2014

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  • Wind gust flips trailer on Highway 62 near Lawton, Oklahoma
    Wind gust flips trailer on Highway 62 near Lawton, Oklahoma

    Police say wind caused an accident involving a truck and trailer in Lawton, Oklahoma west of 82nd street on Highway 62. A pickup truck pulling a travel trailer rolled onto its side, apparently, due to ...

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  • Truck Driver in Tracy Morgan Crash was Speeding and Fatigued
    Truck Driver in Tracy Morgan Crash was Speeding and Fatigued

    The Walmart truck driver involved in a fatal crash that also injured comedian Tracy Morgan was speeding more than 20 miles over the speed limit at the time of the collision, according to the National ...

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  • $302B GROW AMERICA Act Supports U.S. Surface Transportation
    $302B GROW AMERICA Act Supports U.S. Surface Transportation

    The US Department of Transportation is promoting the GROW AMERICA Act (Generating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility, Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities ...

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  • Logging Truck Wreck Kills Two and Injures 19 in Arkansas
    Logging Truck Wreck Kills Two and Injures 19 in Arkansas

    Two people were killed and 19 more were hurt Monday, June 2, when the tire on a logging truck blew, causing the truck to lose its load near a crew of road workers in Arkansas. The wreck happened near ...

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  • Oklahoma Bridges and Highways Inspected After Earth Quakes
    Oklahoma Bridges and Highways Inspected After Earth Quakes

    Earthquakes in Oklahoma have prompted the state to inspect bridges for possible damage from the tremors. State officials with the Department of Transportation said they examine each bridge in a five ...

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  • Republicans Try to Block Raising Liability Limits for Trucks
    Republicans Try to Block Raising Liability Limits for Trucks

    An effort by the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration to raise mandatory minimum insurance rates for the first time since 1985 came under attack this week in a vote in the U.S. House of ...

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