Category Archives: Safety device

Truck Driver Fatigue More Dangerous than Drunk Drivers

Everyone knows the dangers of drunk driving. Impaired judgment, slower reaction times, and higher accidents rates are expected, but for commercial truck drivers, fatigue poses a far greater threat than alcohol. According to current estimates, truck driver fatigue is a … Continue Reading

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Motorists Endangered by Truckers Parking on Freeway Shoulders

As more and more long haul truck drivers use highway and freeway shoulders to catch up on sleep, the danger to motorists is growing. Parking their trucks in emergency areas, the big trucks are preventing broken down motorists from safely … Continue Reading

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Trucking Groups Call on NHTSA to Examine Truck Crashworthiness Standards

American Trucking Associations and the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association together called on the federal government to begin researching standards for crashworthiness for heavy trucks. “NHTSA has continuously developed crashworthiness standards for automobiles and light trucks, but to date has … Continue Reading

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