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Safety Advocates: Tired Truckers May Be Hauling Fireworks

Tired truckers may be hauling fireworks to your local 4th of July celebration, thanks to an exemption in federal law.

WBBM Newsradio–06/30/2011

Firefighters look at the wreckage of an Amtrak passenger car Friday June 24, 2011 near US 95 north of Fallon, Nev. The west-bound train was struck by a semi-truck and burst into flames. The driver and a passenger of the truck were killed. Injured train passengers were taken to local hospitals but officials must let the wreck cool off before they continue their search. (AP Photo/Liz Margerum)

Truck Company In Deadly Train Wreck Had Citations

A Nevada trucking company under scrutiny for a fatal crash with an Amtrak train has been cited repeatedly by state authorities for crashes, unsafe driving and operating a truck with tires so bald the vehicle had to be taken off the road.

06/26/2011

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Chicago Wasting $18 Million Annually On Truck Drivers

Chicago taxpayers are wasting $18 million a year on 200 motor truck drivers who shuttle city crews to work sites.

03/30/2011