Tag Archives: Diesel

Diesel Truck Drivers May Soon Face Fines

Governor John Hickenlooper is ready to sign a bill that would penalize diesel truck drivers who inundate other cars or pedestrians with exhaust from their vehicles. If Hickenlooper signs the bill, anyone with modifications to their diesel truck who is caught pumping out massive plumes of black Continue reading

Accident North Of Meeker Slows Down Traffic For Hours

highway-13-smallA tractor-trailer slid off Highway 13 just north of Meeker shortly after Midnight Friday and rolled onto its side. The accident caused the semi’s saddle tank to rupture spilling about 150 gallons of diesel fuel. Crews worked until almost 1 Friday afternoon to clean up the majority of the fuel. During the clean-up, passage through the area was down to one lane Continue reading

Semi Accident On Highway 40

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001A semi truck carrying diesel fuel rolled over Thursday morning on the east side of Rabbit Ears pass on Highway 40 in Grand County. The driver of the truck lost control sending the truck down an embankment and into a ditch. There were two passengers at the time of the accident, both received minor injuries and were Continue reading