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BRIEF: He failed to yield to a Mack truck, causing fatal collision in Lexington County, coroner says [The State (Columbia, S.C.)]

April 24–LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. — One person is dead after a Monday morning collision in Lexington County. It was a two-vehicle collision, involving a Mack truck and Dodge pickup truck, according to Lance Cpl. Judd Jones of the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Paul Matthew Becker, 81, was pronounced dead at an area hospital a short

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CHP: Dump truck in Santa Rosa crash was overweight, in need of brake repairs [The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Calif.]

April 21–A runaway dump truck hauling fire debris that injured seven in a fiery crash in Fountaingrove last February was overweight and only five of its eight brakes worked properly, CHP investigators revealed this week. The lead contractor on the Fountaingrove cleanup disputed the findings Friday. The truck recently had its brakes serviced and was

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Southern Indiana trucking companies battling ‘catastrophic’ driver shortage [The Evening News and the Tribune, Jeffersonville, Ind.]

April 21–SOUTHERN INDIANA — It’s just a paved lot now, but soon, one 16 acre property in River Ridge will be the home of a comprehensive over-the-road truck driving school for Mister “P” Express, Inc. At the school, students will learn how to maneuver Mister “P”‘s signature red and yellow semis by sitting in the

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