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Driver crashes tandem dump truck NW of Tucson

Driver crashes tandem dump truck NW of Tucson

The driver of a tandem dump truck lost control of the vehicle and drove off the roadway, causing the rear bed to become lodged atop the front bed, authorities said. 

June 09, 2014 10:04 am Video Photos

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DPS to crack down on texting drivers

Arizona Department of Public Safety officers will crack down on distracted drivers, beginning in January.

November 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Trucker on Facebook at time of deadly crash, records show

Trucker on Facebook at time of deadly crash, records show

PHOENIX — A truck driver was using his cellphone to look at photos of women on Facebook when he crashed into three police cars and two fire trucks on Interstate 8, killing a DPS officer, records obtained by the Star show.

November 01, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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U.S. sues Tucson-area trucking firm, alleging discrimination

A Southwest regional trucking company based in Rillito, which fired two employees after they took medical leave, is facing a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. government.

October 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson's North Oracle Road, south of West Grant Road closed

A dump truck hauling dirt at a construction site near West Grant and North Oracle roads knocked down two power poles Thursday morning, authorities said.

March 14, 2013 5:05 pm

Around-the-world bike trip ends in tragedy

LONDON (AP) — A British couple’s round-the-world cycling odyssey ended in tragedy when both of them were killed in a road accident in Thailand.

February 18, 2013 9:23 amLoading…

Trucker killed in rollover near Willcox

A semi-truck driver was killed in a rollover Monday afternoon on Interstate 10 near Willcox, authorities said.

October 29, 2012 8:09 pm

Repo man gets earful from angry granny

A tow truck driver had to tangle with a feisty nana when he tried to repossess a truck belonging to the woman’s grandson.

October 25, 2012 8:00 amLoading…
Utah man crashes $380K Lamborghini hours after winning it

Utah man crashes $380K Lamborghini hours after winning it

SANTAQUIN, Utah — A truck driver who won a $380,000 Lamborghini in a convenience store contest crashed the sports car six hours after he got it, and now plans to sell the 640-horsepower convertible because he cannot afford the insurance or taxes.

December 21, 2011 3:00 pmLoading…

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