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  • Truckers to get overnight toll discount during NYC construction

    06/21/2017 7:44:20 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 3 replies
    Fleet Owner ^ | June 13, 2017 | Neil Abt
    Truckers entering New York City by bridges and tunnels operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will receive a 50 percent discount on tolls during overnight hours this summer. From July 10 and Sept. 1, trucks will receive the discount between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. at the Henry Hudson Bridge, Whitestone Bridge, Throgs Neck Bridge, RFK Triborough Bridge, Queens Midtown Tunnel, Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge and Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge. The move is part of an effort to alleviate “the near-term summer crisis,” MTA said in...
  • Plane clips truck, crashes at airport; no injuries reported

    05/12/2017 7:25:25 AM PDT · by bigbob · 18 replies
    Cleveland 19 ^ | 5-10-17 | Cleveland 19 Digital Team
    FREMONT, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio truck driver who heard a strange thud while driving down a state highway says he pulled over to find landing gear sticking out his trailer after it was clipped by a small plane making a low approach. No one was injured in the collision near the Fremont airport Tuesday. The pilot of the plane landed the aircraft on its belly. Truck driver Russ Street pulled over at the airport, thinking he might have blown a tire, and saw a small tire sticking out of the top of his trailer. State police say it's unclear...
  • VIDEO: Truck driver won’t be cited after plowing through NC protesters, police say

    05/03/2017 3:43:09 AM PDT · by Libloather · 36 replies
    WBTW ^ | 5/02/17
    DURHAM, N.C. — The driver of a large pickup truck who ignored protesters in a Durham street on Monday afternoon and drove through the crowd will not be cited, police confirmed. No one was hurt, but several protesters outside the Durham County Jail tried to stop the truck from driving through their rally. The protesters said they did not have a permit to close the road.
  • Andreea Cristea, Who Fell Into Thames During U.K. Attack, Dies

    04/08/2017 1:53:11 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 15 replies
    NY Times ^ | 4/7/17 | Dan Bilefsky
    Andreea Cristea, Who Fell Into Thames During U.K. Attack, Dies By DAN BILEFSKYAPRIL 7, 2017 Continue reading the main story Share This PageContinue reading the main story LONDON — A 31-year-old Romanian architect who plunged into the River Thames when a terrorist plowed a vehicle into pedestrians in London became the fifth victim to die as a result of the attack last month, the police said on Friday.PhotoAndreea Cristea Credit London Metropolitan Police, via European Pressphoto Agency
  • Vehicle driven into people in Stockholm

    04/07/2017 6:21:23 AM PDT · by UKrepublican · 80 replies
    A vehicle has been driven into people in the Swedish capital Stockholm, injuring several people - police
  • New Ford Ranger prototype hits the road

    02/18/2017 7:31:18 AM PST · by Leaning Right · 45 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 16, 2017 | Gary Gastelu
    The Ford Ranger has returned. Just a few weeks after the automaker confirmed it’s bringing back the small pickup model in 2019, a prototype has been spotted undergoing testing on public roads in Michigan. The body of the camouflaged truck appears to be identical to the one on the Ranger that Ford currently builds and sells in other countries, which Ford is basing the new Michigan-made Ranger on.
  • Watch pickup truck crash into, get stuck in Centro in Syracuse

    01/27/2017 12:27:24 PM PST · by delchiante · 7 replies
    Syracuse.com- The Post Standard ^ | 1/27/17 | Samantha House
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A pickup truck struck a Centro bus in Syracuse just over a week ago, lodging itself in the bus and injuring multiple people. Videos from cameras on the bus show the truck crashing through the side of the bus and throwing a passenger forward. Centro released the surveillance footage after Syracuse.com | The Post-Standard filed a Freedom of Information Law request. Neil Brownell, the driver of the pickup, was driving off Interstate 81 north at Park Street around 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19 when the accident happened, said the Syracuse Police Department. Brownell swerved into the...
  • Berlin market attack suspect killed in shootout in northern Italy

    12/23/2016 3:45:40 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 48 replies
    MSN ^ | 12/23/2016 | Reuters
    MILAN, Dec 23 (Reuters) - The suspect in the Berlin Christmas market truck attack was killed in a pre-dawn shoot-out with police in a suburb of the northern Italian city of Milan on Friday, Italy's interior minister said. "The man killed was without a shadow of doubt Anis Amri," Marco Minniti said, referring to the 24-year-old Tunisian who is suspected of driving the truck that smashed through a Berlin market on Monday killing 12 people. Minniti told reporters that Amri was stopped by two policemen at around 3 a.m. (0200 GMT) in front of the Sesto San Giovanni train station,...
  • First picture of Berlin massacre suspect: Police hunt Tunisian, 21, after his ID is found (Tr. Ed.)

    12/21/2016 3:47:15 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 169 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12-21-2016 | Martin Robinson
    This is the Tunisian asylum seeker who has become Europe's most wanted terrorist after his ID was found under the seat in the lorry used to massacre 12 people at a Berlin Christmas market. Police today revealed they are hunting Anis Amri, 21, a refugee who came to Germany earlier this year. His paperwork was found in truck's footwell. He is probably armed, 'highly dangerous' and a member of a 'large' Islamic organisation and has weapons training abroad, security sources say. Despite an unfolding international manhunt the first pictures of him released in Germany
  • Nigel Farage Was Right - Merkel Should Take Responsibility - Failed EU Asylum Policy

    12/21/2016 12:53:27 PM PST · by Fitzy_888 · 6 replies
    UKIP Debate via YouTube ^ | 12/21/16 | UKIP
    Video at link. 3 minutes 51 seconds.
  • Berlin Police Says It Arrested "The Wrong Man": Truck Attacker Is "Armed, Still At Large"

    12/20/2016 5:34:14 AM PST · by Zakeet · 61 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | December 20,2016
    In the latest gaffe for German authorities, one which could further impact Merkel adversely if confirmed - something the Euro confirmed when it just tumbled to fresh 13 years lows - moments ago Die Welt reported that according to German police, the man from Pakistan who was arrested as a suspect in the attack on a Berlin Christmas market that killed 12 people on Monday was not the actual perpetrator. "We have the wrong man," said a senior police chief. "And therefore a new situation. The true perpetrator is still armed, at large and can cause fresh damage," the paper...
  • France arrests 11 people in Bastille Day truck attack in Nice

    12/17/2016 2:10:04 PM PST · by Lorianne · 11 replies
    <p>French police on Monday arrested 11 people suspected of helping to arm the Tunisian who killed 86 people by driving his truck into a crowd in Nice, sources close to the investigation said.</p> <p>Ten suspects, including one or more Albanians, were arrested in various parts of Nice and another was detained in the western city of Nantes, the sources said.</p>
  • Two Dead, 11 Hurt In Icy, 40-Vehicle Crash on I-95 (Baltimore)

    12/17/2016 9:29:31 AM PST · by foxfield · 41 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | CBS Baltimore
    A crash involving dozens of vehicles and a tractor-trailer shut down Interstate 95 in South Baltimore Saturday morning. At least two people were killed and 15 were injured in the icy pileup, three of those seriously. Emergency crews at the scene said at least 55 vehicles and one tanker were involved in the crash near the exit for Washington Boulevard on I-95 south just before 5 a.m.
  • LIVE: Big Rig Police Chase (California)

    09/13/2016 1:07:19 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 56 replies
    FOX 10/YouTube ^ | 09/13/2016 | Staff
    Stolen Big Rig in Riverside, California carrying hazardous waste.
  • Sky News coverage: Truck rams crowd in Nice, France

    07/14/2016 3:48:49 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 44 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | July 14, 2016 | Foxnews.Com
    Video of terror attack in Nice, France.
  • Panic in Nice as lorry hits crowd

    07/14/2016 2:51:43 PM PDT · by traumer · 63 replies
    A lorry has struck a crowd during Bastille Day celebrations in the southern French city of Nice, media reports and witnesses say. The incident took place on the Promenade des Anglais during a firework display, the reports said. One image on Twitter showed about a dozen people lying on the street, some being tended to. The local prefecture has urged people in the area to remain indoors, calling the incident "an attack". Some reports spoke of shots being exchanged between police and the occupants of the lorry but these have not been confirmed. Social media video showed people running through...
  • BREAKING: Truck Drives Into Crowd During Bastille Day In Nice, France; Casualties Reported

    07/14/2016 2:40:50 PM PDT · by Enchante · 108 replies
    Breaking911.com ^ | July 14, 2016 | Staff
    According to initial reports, multiple injuries have been reported at the scene. Unconfirmed reports state that 10 have been pronounced dead at arrival. A reporter at the scene said: “There are people in blood everywhere” BREAKING: Truck Drives Into Crowd During Bastille Day In Nice, France.
  • Truck crashes into Bastille Day crowd in Nice, France

    07/14/2016 2:15:46 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 437 replies
    Washington Times ^ | July 14, 2016 | Victor Morton
    France’s national holiday turned ugly for revelers Thursday night in the southern city of Nice, as a truck reportedly crashed into a crowd of Bastille Day revelers and fears of terrorism spread.
  • “World’s Meanest Mom” Sells Daughter’s Dream Truck on Craigslist

    04/21/2016 12:04:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 42 replies
    KFOR ^ | APRIL 20, 2016 | NADIA JUDITH ENCHASSI
    she calls herself the “World’s Meanest Mom,” but a Minnesota mother said she has a reason for selling her daughter’s dream truck on Craigslist. Amy Adams said her daughter “decided that her grades don’t matter, that she can disrespect myself and her siblings on a daily basis and that she has the right to skip school and run away from home.” Adams added her daughter, who was just about to get her driver’s license, “was on her ‘one more chance and the truck was getting sold.’ And, she blew that ‘one more chance’ on Monday when she decided to skip...
  • "It's Probably Nothing": Truck Orders Plunge 37% As Unsold Inventories Soar Most Since 2007

    04/07/2016 10:02:43 PM PDT · by Nachum · 40 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 4/7/16 | tyler durden
      When we last looked at order of heavy, or Class 8, truck one quarter ago - that all-important, forward looking barometer of domestic trade - we said that even with 2015 in the history books, and as we start 2016 where the base effect was supposed to make the annual comps far more palatable, the latest, January data, as abysmal: "the drop continues to be one of Great Recession proportions, manifesting in yet another massive 48% collapse in truck orders in the first month of the year as demand appears to have gone in a state of deep hibernation."Fast...