November 27, 2020


PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — A pedestrian who was struck and killed by a driver on Tuesday night in Philadelphia has been identified as a longtime mummer.

Police say 57-year-old Jim Trinacria was crossing the 11000 block of Knight’s Road in the city’s Torresdale section when he was hit by a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Woodland String Band says Trinacria was a member for more than 40 years and they are devastated by the news of his death.

“We are shocked and devastated to learn of the sudden passing of Jim “Tricky” Trinacria. Jimmy was in string bands for over 40 years in the Uptown, Woodland, Greater Kensington, and Ferko String Bands and is in the WSB Hall of Fame,” the string band wrote on Facebook. “The officers and members of the Woodland String Band extend our sincerest condolences to his wife Joanne, his two daughters, family, friends, and any mummer that has marched with him. May he rest in peace.”

The driver who hit Trinacria did stay at the scene.

Further details surrounding the crash have not yet been revealed.

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Section § 396.11: Driver vehicle inspection report(s).

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Question 1: Does §396.11 require the DVIR to be turned in each day by a driver dispatched on a trip of more than one day’s duration?

Guidance: A driver must prepare a DVIR at the completion of each day’s work and shall submit those reports to the motor carrier upon his/her return to the home terminal. This does not relieve the motor carrier from the responsibility of effecting repairs and certification of any items listed on the DVIR, prepared at the end of each day’s work, that would be likely to affect the safety of the operation of the motor vehicle.

Question 2: Does §396.11 require that the power unit and the trailer be inspected?

Guidance: Yes. A driver must be satisfied that both the power unit and the trailer are in safe operating condition before operating the combination.

Question 3: May more than one power unit be included on the DVIR if two or more power units were used by a driver during one day’s work?

Guidance: No. A separate DVIR must be prepared for each power unit operated during the day’s work.

Question 4: Does §396.11 require a motor carrier to use a specific type of DVIR?

Guidance: A motor carrier may use any type of DVIR as long as the report contains the information and signatures required.

Question 5: Does §396.11 require a separate DVIR for each vehicle and a combination of vehicles or is one report adequate to cover the entire combination?

Guidance: One vehicle inspection report may be used for any combination, provided the defects or deficiencies, if any, are identified for each vehicle and the driver signs the report.

Question 6: Does §396.11(c) require a motor carrier to effect repairs of all items listed on a DVIR prepared by a driver before the vehicle is subsequently driven?

Guidance: The motor carrier must effect repairs of defective or missing parts and accessories listed in Appendix G to the FMCSRs before allowing the vehicle to be driven.

Question 7: What constitutes a “certification” as required by §396.11(c)(1) and (2)?

Guidance: A motor carrier or its agent must state, in writing, that certain defects or deficiencies have been corrected or that correction was unnecessary. The declaration must be immediately followed by the signature of the person making it.

Question 8: Who must certify under §396.11(c) that repairs have been made when a motor vehicle is repaired en route by the driver or a commercial