May 26

Boise Downtown Crash

Friday afternoon, traffic was backed up in downtown Boise due to a two-car crash. According to KTVB n, the incident happened at State and 11th Streets. A northbound Jaguar on 11th Street reportedly collided with an eastbound Kia on State Street. Very few details about this wreck have been released, but we do know that …

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May 25

Safe Riding: May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

In addition to being Bicycle Safety Month in Idaho, May is also National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is again engaged in their annual safety campaign aimed at improving safety for motorcycle riders across the nation. This month, the NHTSA is reminding motorists to Share the Road with motorcycles. …

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May 18

Collision Interstate 84

On Tuesday morning, a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 184 had traffic backed up in Boise. According to the Idaho Statesman, the incident happened in the westbound lanes, near the Curtis Road exit. A Dodge Neon reportedly struck an Idaho Transportation Sterling truck that was stopped for road work. Thankfully, both drivers were wearing seatbelts at …

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May 15

Bike Safety Month and Idaho Road Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently publicizing their annual bicycle safety campaign. May is Bicycle Safety Month, and officials with the NHTSA are calling on motorists and bicycle riders to be “Roll Models” for cyclists, drivers and other roadway users. They’re reminding drivers and riders to always remain focused on the road. …

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May 05

Another Highway 95 Big Rig Crash

Monday morning, an 18 wheeler crashed on Highway 95 near Council. According to local news reports, the truck was hauling 23,000 pounds of smokeless gunpowder at the time of the wreck. Tthe crash happened at about 8:50 a.m., between Fruitvale Glendale Road and East Fork Road.  That is about seven miles north of Council. Reportedly, …

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May 04

Electronic Time Logs for Commercial Truck Drivers Might Make the Roads Safer

Drivers log

This past December, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the adoption of the final rule that will require electronic logging devices (ELD) for the commercial truck and bus industries. The ELD final rule will employ technology to strengthen truck and bus drivers’ compliance with hours-of-service regulations. These rules exist to prevent fatigued, tired, …

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Apr 28

Fatality In A Truck Wreck in Ada County

Last week saw a fatal tractor-trailer crash occurred just east of Boise. According to local news reports, the wreck happened early Thursday morning on I-84. For initially unknown reasons, the eastbound semi truck went off the left shoulder of the road. The large truck overturned and came to rest in the median. There were two …

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Apr 26

Bike Safety Rules Become Part of Idaho Driver’s Test

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is getting ready to add new questions to the state driver’s test. In efforts to promote safety and awareness about cyclists and pedestrians, the new questions will be focused on the rules of the road and sidewalks for bicycle riders and pedestrians. Cyclists and pedestrians are two of the more …

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