A FedEx truck with hazardous cargo rolled over on I-75 near the Georgia-Tennessee border earlier this week. The truck accident resulted in a chemical spill of formaldehyde when the truck's cargo of small bottles of sanitizing liquid broke open in the crash. The interstate roadway was closed for a period of time while crews cleaned up the spill.
February 2012 Archives
As of January 3, 2012, commercial drivers in Georgia and across the country can no longer legally use a hand-held cell phone while behind the wheel. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) created the cell phone ban to curb distracted driving and improve safety on all roadways across the United States by eliminating a common cause of truck accidents.