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Americans Disagree with Truckers’ Proposals

In spite of recent increases in truck accidents due to fatigue, the United States Congress has been pressured to loosen the regulations on trucking companies, which would exacerbate this problem even further. About Trucking Accidents Trucking accidents kill thousands of people in the United States every year. In 2013 alone, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety […]

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Federal Grants To Improve States’ Real-Time Safety Infrastructure Technologies

2015 brought a renewed commitment to improving the safety of our nation’s transportation infrastructure. The Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is now making 30 million dollars in grants available to states for improved technological systems to enhance transportation infrastructure safety. Specifically, the grants are intended to improve commercial vehicle safety protocols […]

Safe Driving Tips To Avoid Truck Accidents

Driving commercially is a special skill set, so many drivers of passenger cars have little knowledge of the performance capabilities of large trucks. It is not uncommon for a large truck and a passenger car to become entangled in an accident that has resulted because of driver error. Due to the large volume of commercial […]