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  • Daimler debuts self-driving semi-truck

    05/07/2015 2:03:40 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 9 replies
    Japan Times ^ | May 6, 2015 | Japan Times
    Daimler debuts self-driving semi-truck Its name is “Inspiration,” and Daimler Trucks says it is the first ever self-driving semi-truck licensed to drive on public roads — in this case Nevada’s highways — not only for testing, but business, too. Daimler Trucks North America LLC debuted the self-driving big rig Tuesday night with a drive — and a driver steering — atop the Hoover Dam on the Nevada-Arizona border. Taking a line from astronaut Neil Armstrong, Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard of Daimler Trucks and Buses told the crowd bused to the site from Las Vegas for the news conference that they were...
  • Whiteford Fatal Victim Linked to Homicide

    11/19/2013 10:03:12 AM PST · by madison10 · 4 replies
    Monroe Evening News ^ | 11/19/2013 | Ray Kisonas
    A man killed in a car accident on US-223 in Whiteford Township has been linked to a homicide involving his girlfriend whose body was found in the couple’s home outside of Howell the same day. The Monroe and Livingston County sheriff’s offices have been working together on the case that developed Monday afternoon. According to Livingston authorities, the 51-year-old woman was found deceased due to blunt force trauma inside her home in Oceola Township. During the same time frame, her live-in boyfriend, 49, was driving through Monroe County on US-223 east of Memorial Hwy. when his car swerved into the...
  • Truck Hits Sacramento-Bound Amtrak Train; 2 Dead

    06/25/2011 12:02:28 AM PDT · by red flanker · 78 replies
    KCRA ^ | June 24, 2011
    CHURCHILL COUNTY, Nev. -- At least two people were killed and about 20 others were injured in a fiery collision between a Sacramento-bound Amtrak train and a semitrailer on a rural northern Nevada highway. Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Dan Lopez said the truck driver and one person on the train were killed in the 11:25 a.m. Friday accident about 70 miles east of Reno. He says an unknown number of other people on the train were injured and are being taken by ambulances to the hospital.
  • FBI Seeking possible terrorists driving 'Real Transport' 18-wheeler Quebec Canada License RS7-116

    02/15/2003 10:55:48 PM PST · by disclaimer · 98 replies · 448+ views
    FBI alert triggered by 'Mideast' truckers Pair reportedly tried to put unleaded gasinto 18-wheeler at Colorado gas station Two men described as 'Middle Eastern' seen driving a semi-truck that made a stop at a Colorado gas station are the focus of a nationwide alert issued by the FBI, according to a report by KUSA-TV in Denver. The men driving the 18-wheeler reportedly stopped at a Hess station Thursday afternoon in the town of Byers, about forty miles east of Denver. The FBI’s Joint Terrorist Task Force got involved when an attendant saw the men apparently trying to put unleaded gasoline...