The Deadly Indiana Toll Road Minivan-Semi Accident Of October 27

Details continue to emerge concerning the Thursday evening Indiana Toll Road accident that killed 7 people.  The accident occurred around 7:00 p.m. Chicago time as a minivan carrying 10 people was traveling east on the Indiana Toll Road in Bristol, Indiana.  The van first hit a deer, then was rear-ended by a semi. Excerpts from …

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Lawsuit Filed In Death Of Construction Worker Struck By Semi In Elmhurst Illinois

On September 12, a construction worker was hit and killed while working on a road construction project in Elmhurst, Illinois.  Now, his wife has filed a lawsuit again Adan’s Trucking, Inc. and the driver that hit her husband. The construction worker was Daniel Green, 38, of Fontana, Wisconsin.  The accident occurred while he was working …

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Trucker Cellphone Use – NTSB Recommendation

The NTSB has recommended that truckers not be allowed to use either handheld or hands-free cellular telephones while driving during commercial operations, except in emergencies. This recommendation is seen in an accident report of a fatal collision that occurred in Kentucky on March 26, 2010. As seen in the “Highway Accident Report: Truck-trailer Semitrailer Median …

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Work Injuries Related To Motor Vehicle Safety

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published research regarding Motor Vehicle Safety as it relates to Work-Related Fatalities. As seen in the CDC research: Motor vehicle-related incidents are consistently the leading cause of work-related fatalities in the United States. Of approximately 5,700 fatalities annually reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 35% …

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