Some Express Concern About Prospect Of 18-Year-Old Drivers Being Allowed To Drive Semi-Trailer Trucks Across State LinesConcerns are mounting over the idea of 18-year-olds getting behind the wheel and driving semi-trailer trucks across state lines – in what is all a part of a new federal program aimed at easing a national driver shortage.
Trucks Keep Getting Stuck Under Lake Street Green Line Tracks On West Side, As Calls Mount For Warning Signs And A FixFor some truck drivers, all they can do is guess and hope they are able to make it under the Chicago Transit Authority Green Line viaduct over Lake Street on the city’s West Side. But some drivers end up getting stuck, and blocking traffic for hours.
City Workers Install Speed Bumps After Hegewisch Residents Tell CBS 2 That Semi-Trailer Trucks Are 'Terrorizing' Their LivesCBS 2 is getting results for some Chicagoans who say their street is packed with semi-trailer trucks - and they're worried about their own safety.
Elwood Warns Of Dangers From Heavy Truck TrafficOfficials in southwest suburban Elwood have released police dashboard camera video of a semi-trailer truck going through a railroad crossing gate, to illustrate the village’s point that trucks are creating dangerous conditions as it fights a lawsuit by an intermodal facility.
Child Among Five Injured In Crash On Inbound SkywayA child was critically injured and four other people were also hurt in a multi-vehicle crash on the Chicago Skyway late Wednesday afternoon.
Eastbound I-80/94 Reopens After 3-Semi Crash In IndianaTwo lanes have been reopened on Interstate 80/94 in northwest Indiana after three semi trucks and one car were involved in a crash Wednesday morning, closing all eastbound lanes to traffic just in time for the morning commute.
Trucker Killed When 2 Semis Collide On I-80 Near JolietA semi was traveling on the ramp from Houbolt Road to westbound I-80 when, for unknown reasons, it was struck by a semi traveling west on I-80.
4 Semi-Trailer Trucks Crash On Borman Expressway, Cause Major BackupThe westbound Borman Expressway in Northwest Indiana was down to one lane Wednesday morning, after four semi-trailer trucks were involved in a crash.
Semi-Truck Crash Shuts Down Eastbound Borman ExpresswaySome lanes were still closed as late as the midday hours, following an overnight crash that left a truck driver with life-threatening injuries, and shut down the eastbound Borman Expressway in Northwest Indiana.
Icy Roadway Makes For Treacherous Commute On I-80/94Ice on the roadway made for a treacherous commute Monday morning on the Borman Expressway in Northwest Indiana.
2 Dead In 6-Vehicle Crash On Dan RyanThe winter storm turned deadly overnight, as a six-vehicle accident killed two people on the Dan Ryan Expressway.