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K. Lindsay Rakers

New Federal Regulations Aim To Make Sure Truck Drivers Aren't Sleep Deprived

Drowsy driving is a serious highway safety issue in the United States. Unlike other risky driving behaviors (distracted driving) —like drinking and driving or texting while…

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Truck Accident Closes Lanes on 57

A tractor-trailer rollover on I-57 in Illinois closed the northbound passing lane for most of Thursday morning last week. The accident occurred just after midnight, and the driver escaped serious injury. Crews were forced to close all northbound lanes of 57 for about 15 minutes later in the day while workers removed the overturned semi. Officials were still investigating the cause of the…