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Will truck-stopping technologies work

California legislators are debating a bill that would which would mandate the use of remote-stopping devices for vehicles transporting hazardous materials, but there are glitches. More »


Smartphones, bluetooth, wifi and the dash...

With research showing that distraction-related deaths accounted for 16% of all traffic fatalities in 2009, this issue is once again high on the agenda of the US Transportation Department. 'U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has declared war on driver distraction, with much of the focus on weaning Americans off texting and other cell-phone use while behind the wheel.' More »


Trucker's leading with their toes

Safety boots aren't the most relaxing footwear on a long drive, or when popping into a roadside caf´┐Ż. Now there's an alternative for truckers who might run afoul of OSHA foot risk regulations More »


Sharing the road with trucks

Truckers are often negatively stereotyped, but the reality is that many car drivers still don't treat the big rigs with enough respect on the road. A new video: "Sharing the Road Safely with Commercial Vehicles" asks: Do you know how to drive along with trucks? More »


72-hour crackdown on truckers

As part of a nationwide safety drive, the North Carolina Highway Patrol and the U.S. DOT are conducting a check blitz of truckers and their trucks at inspection stations along state highways. More »


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French commercial firm sells onboard computer recording systems and fuel monitoring systems for commercial and fleet vehicles.


Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways is a non-profit group that lobbies for safer roads, particularly for restricting the size of trucks and the hours that drivers work.


A non-profit organization that is dedicated to educating the nation on highway safety and provides free safety programs at community events, public schools, and truck shows. Website includes coloring book pages, storybook links, safety tips, posters, and news.


A non-profit organization that is dedicated to educating the nation on highway safety and provides free safety programs at community events, public schools, and truck shows. Website includes coloring book pages, storybook links, safety tips, posters, and news.


This book, titled "Sweatshops on Wheels: Winners and Losers in Trucking Deregulation," exposes the bad side of government deregulation in interstate trucking, and asks whether low pay in the trucking industry is making roads unsafe.


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