- Sep 17, 2007
Operation TACT targets speeders
News14 article continuesCABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. -- We've all seen it, or perhaps even done it -- speeding past a big-rig on the highway. The excessive speed, combined with a number of different factors, makes a deadly combination.
There are more than 5,000 deaths related to car versus truck accidents on the nation's highways every year. But starting Monday, state troopers are putting a stop to aggressive drivers on the road.
Truckers everywhere will tell you it’s not easy to slow down when they’re driving at speeds in excess of 60 mph and carrying 80,000 pounds.