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EDITORIAL: Devote more energy to truck safety

Indiana State Police and federal inspections of heavy trucks in Lake and Porter counties have resulted in more than a quarter of those trucks being taken out of service for serious safety violations. Yet there are few inspectors on the job.

January 15, 2012 12:00 am
8,043 heavy truck crashes claim 218 lives on region roads over nine years

8,043 heavy truck crashes claim 218 lives on region roads over nine years

A Crown Point man, likely distracted by commotion on the highway, slams his SUV into the back of a semitrailer more than 13 times heavier than his vehicle.

November 27, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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VIDEO: Truck drivers battle fatigue

VIDEO: Truck drivers battle fatigue

Master Motor Carrier Inspector Scott Fleming with the Indiana State Police explains how fatigue plays a factor in semi-truck related accidents.

November 27, 2011 12:00 am
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