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Linda Chalat

Dangers of Driving Behind Tractor-trailer

On Tuesday afternoon this week, a steel beam went into the windshield of an SUV during a three-vehicle accident that closed the northbound lanes of Interstate 25 at Alameda Avenue for almost four…

Linda Chalat

Crackdown by Colorado State Patrol

A crackdown on motorists who drive unsafely around trucks on interstate highways leading into Denver was announced last week by the Colorado State Patrol.
The CPS launched a new educational and…

Linda Chalat

New Colorado Law to Speed Up Truckers

Colorado Senate Bill 196 takes effect today, requiring truckers driving on Interstate 70 to start moving over for faster traffic. The law also requires trucks in left lanes going up hills with…

Linda Chalat

Truck Ramps Save Lives

The last runaway truck ramp on westbound Interstate 70 before Silverthorne was used four times in the past month. That probably means four terrible wrecks were avoided. In the 1970s, trucks would…

Chrissie Cole

Semi Collides With Van And Catches Fire

A tractor-trailer fire closed down Westbound Interstate 70 near Floyd Hill for at least two hours as authorities worked to clean up the accident.

According to Colorado State Patrol, a van hit…

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Fatigue a Factor in Another Semi-Truck Accident

Troopers say 54-year-old James Strauss of Oklahoma City, Okla., was driving east in a fully-loaded semi-truck on I-70, when his vehicle went off the right side of the highway, between an embankment and a guardrail. The semi-truck then rolled onto its right side and slid down an embankment where it struck the concrete support pillar under I-70, leaving it entangled within the remaining support…

Chrissie Cole

Semi-Truck Nearly Breaks Apart in Collision

In a trucking accident, Thursday, a semi-truck crashed with such extreme force that it nearly broke apart and sent wreckage flying over a half mile radius of the accident location."This is one of the worst accidents involving vehicular damage I have witnessed in over 27 years of response to Interstate accidents," Lake Dillon Fire-Rescue Deputy Chief said.The accident happened at approximately…