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Eyes on the Road

The Facts
"The best stories, the best investigations I think are the ones where we learn so much about it we create new realities."
--Maud Beelman, Assistant Managing Editor, Investigations, The Dallas Morning News


In 2004, an 18-wheeler crossed the median on a highway north of Dallas and collided with two vehicles, killing ten people, including three children - a tragedy that represented but a fraction of the roughly 5,000 Americans who die each year in accidents involving big trucks. However, it was this particular accident that set an investigative team from The Dallas Morning News on a 14 month-long exploration that revealed - among other things - unqualified drivers, dangerous working conditions, lack of safety inspections, and very little oversight of an industry that affects every city in the country.

Read stories from the "Road Hazards" series published by The Dallas Morning News and explore multimedia features related to the reporting on the site.


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