Headline about semi-truck roll needs specificity

Thursday , March 06, 2014 - 9:13 AM

Contributed, Michael Sanchez


Great photo of the semitrailer in the Weber River. One suggestion: take a bit more care in choosing banner headlines (Dec. 7, ”Driver nods, rolls semi into river”)

“Driver nods...” gives readers the impression the truck driver lowered his head (as if he was “nodding” to someone); as opposed to “dozes” (as in, asleep at the wheel).

Michael Sanchez

New York, N.Y.

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