Truck Accident

Alcohol plus Caffeine equals Trouble

After a night of drinking, a cup of coffee used to be considered the perfect preparation to help the drinker wake up before going home. Recently, high-powered caffeine drinks became popular mixers–a drink called “Raging Bull” calls for vodka, tequila, lime juice and high-caffeine Red Bull energy drink. Now, as reported in ScienceDaily, research suggests …

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Truck driver dies in North Carolina truck accident

April 24, 2008 A North Carolina truck accident killed a truck driver on Tuesday as she was trying to come around the corner of the highway, according to The Fayetteville Observer. The overturned truck spilled around 1,000 gallons of methanol, but no evacuations were necessary. Firefighters used foam to cover the methanol and to prevent …

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Steep fines designed to deter North Carolina auto accidents rankles trucking companies

January 15, 2008 In an effort to protect highways from damages and deter North Carolina truck accidents, the highway patrol has stepped up its enforcement of restrictions for overweight truck drivers, according to The News & Observer. Six lawsuits have been filed against the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety by trucking …

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Two dead, one injured in North Carolina auto accident

November 13, 2007 The Fayetteville Observer reported that two people died and one was injured in a North Carolina auto accident Saturday. The accident happened about 3:15 p.m. Saturday when a driver in a pickup truck ran off the road, over-corrected, and crossed the center line. A passenger vehicle slammed into the side of the …

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Troopers aim to reduce North Carolina truck accidents in weight enforcement crackdown

November 6, 2007 The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that the N.C. Highway Patrol will be cracking down on weight enforcement from Tuesday to Thursday in specific counties in an attempt to reduce the number of North Carolina truck accidents involving tractor-trailers and other large vehicles. Troopers will target commercial vehicles that exceed weight regulations and have …

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