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Survivor and Body Found on Burning Ferry Off Greek Island

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek emergency workers rescued a Belarussian truck driver Sunday from a burning ferry off the island of Corfu and found the body of a Greek truck driver as they combed the wreckage for missing passengers. The …

Sentence Reduced For Truck Driver in Triple-Fatal Crash

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge has reduced the sentence of a Mississippi truck driver convicted in an alcohol-related crash on a Pennsylvania interstate three years ago that killed three people, including a toddler. A Dauphin County judge originally sentenced …

Court Rejects Truck Driver’s Appeal in Crash That Killed 7

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an appeal for a bail hearing for a truck driver who’s been in jail since he was charged with causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in 2019. Volodymyr …

Trump Administration Revising Rules on Truck Driving Time

The Trump administration took a key step last week toward relaxing federal rules that govern the length of time truck drivers can spend behind the wheel, a move long sought by the trucking industry but opposed by safety advocates who …

Truck Driver Who Triggered Deadly Colorado Crash Charged with Homicide

Police have charged a truck driver with vehicular homicide after he triggered a fiery multi-vehicle crash that killed a still unknown number of motorists, some of whom remain in the wreckage on an interstate near Denver, authorities said on Friday. …

Ohio Truck Driver Ordered to Pay $60,000 for Workers’ Comp Fraud

An Ohio man was sentenced for working as a truck driver while receiving Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) funds for a prior workplace injury. Ricky Davis was ordered to repay more than $57,000 he improperly collected from the BWC. …

Ohio Truck Driver Sentenced for Workers’ Comp Fraud

An Ohio man was sentenced for continuing to work as a truck driver while receiving workers’ compensation benefits for a prior workplace injury. James Lee was sentenced in the Summit County Court of Common Pleas and must repay close to …

Police: Driver Inattention Caused Deadly New York Crash

A truck driver wasn’t paying attention when he plowed into a line of cars stopping for a paving project on a rural road in upstate New York last month, triggering a fiery crash that killed six people, state police said …