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  • Truck driver behind Nice attack that killed 84 identified

    July 15, 2016 10:53 AM

    NICE, France - The Mayor of Nice has identified the driver in Thursday’s attack as 31-year-old Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel. NBC News reported the identity card of the French citizen of Tunisian descent was found in the truck used in the attack that killed at 84 people. France president,... more »
  • FOLLOW UP: Trucker has bizarre explanation for parking big rig on I-12 Play Video

    March 16, 2016 11:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A truck driver is charged with blocking traffic on the interstate Tuesday night. Wesley Caldwell, 55, parked his rig in the right lane of the interstate heading east on I12. He continued to back up traffic in Livingston parish late Tuesday night, and early Wednesday morning. When... more »
  • WATCH: Trucker records near catastrophe on I-12 Play Video

    February 17, 2015 9:42 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Shocking video surfaced on the Internet of dash-cam video showing a near catastrophe on I-12 recently. John Miller, a trucker and novelist, captured the close call on February 8th. The video shows a chain of cars slowing for a Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputy, stopped on the... more »
  • Truck driver describes terrifying seconds in strong storm Play Video

    June 13, 2014 9:44 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A truck driver says he is lucky to be alive after he and his truck was caught up in a bad storm. Shane Cooke was driving though Addis around 10:30 a.m. Friday when the skies opened up and he thought it was the end. "It was... more »
  • Zachary truck driver wins safety competition

    May 8, 2014 10:51 AM

    ZACHARY - Local truck driver Leroy Williams placed first in his division at the 2014 Louisiana State Truck Driving Championships last week. The annual contest is designed to test safety practices on the road for truck drivers across the state. Williams was the best this year in the straight-truck... more »
  • Wal-Mart driver honored for 4 million accident-free miles

    September 21, 2013 4:26 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A long-distance truck driver for Wal-Mart has been recognized for traveling 4 million miles without an accident. Warren Greeno of Loveland, Colorado, reached the milestone this year. Today, Wal-Mart executives in Arkansas presented him with a new rig painted red. The 59-year-old rolled up the... more »
  • Struck truck driver dies after crash

    July 13, 2013 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 55-year-old man died from injuries sustained after he was hit by a car on Perkins Road, according to BRPD Cpl. L'Jean McKneely. McKneely says Jianlin He, 4026 Tuscan Shores Dr, Missouri City, TX was killed last night in a traffic crash that occurred in the... more »
  • Truck driver's body recovered from Lake Pontchartrain

    February 8, 2013 2:01 PM

    METAIRIE -The body of a truck driver has been recovered, after his truck fell off the Causeway and into Lake Pontchartrain. The driver has been identified as 39-year-old Christopher Sergeant of New Orleans. His body was found by searchers from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office near the site where... more »

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