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Chrysler Recalls 651,000 SUVs For Mirror Lights

The automaker says it knows of three injuries related to this problem…

07/11/2014

Trucks at a rest stop on I-91 northbound in Middletown. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

CT Senators Seek To Maintain Trucker Driving Limits

Saying it is an issue of safety, Connecticut’s two Democratic senators today called for the preservation of current rules limiting how many hours truckers can driver.

06/20/2014

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Truck Safety Inspections Take 66 Drivers, 146 Vehicles Off The Road

More drivers and more vehicles were taken off the road this year in the annual truck safety inspection “Roadcheck.”

06/10/2013

on November 3, 2012 in New York, United States.

New York Driver Stopped With Dozens Of Plastic Buckets Filled With Gasoline

A New Yorker frustrated by the city’s gas shortage caused by Superstorm Sandy is accused of improperly transporting gasoline from Connecticut.

11/05/2012

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Man Found Dead In Exploded Truck In Litchfield

State Police are investigating after a man was found dead in a truck in the parking lot of an explosives business in Litchfield Wednesday afternoon.

09/29/2011

Route 71, New Britain Avenue (Courtesy Jenneen Lee)

Interstate 84 Closes; Truck Down Embankment

Interstate 84 eastbound closed between exits 39-A and 40 late Friday morning after a fatal accident involving a truck over the embankment to New Britain Avenue, Route 71.

08/19/2011

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Manslaughter Arrest In Fatal I-95 Accident

State police say a Bridgeport man is charged with manslaughter and motor vehicle charges after a year-long investigation into a fatal accident which closed Interstate 95 southbound for hours near the Moses Wheeler Bridge.

03/30/2011

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Oversize Truck Hits Overpass

An oversized truck struck a highway overpass on Interstate 84 in East Hartford Thursday morning, closing the highway eastbound.

02/24/2011

Man Charged with Dragging Dog behind Truck

Branford Police  say a Branford man is charged with cruelty to animals after driving his truck with a family member’s dog tied to the vehicle. Police say a volunteer firefighter alerted police to the incident.  […]

01/05/2011

Tractor Trailer Fire on I-95

The right lanes  of Interstate 95 in Greenwich were  closed  northbound from midday Friday well into the Friday afternoon commute , the result of a tractor trailer truck fire. Southbound traffic backed up for miles […]

12/10/2010

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