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Industry holds solutions to trucking safety

Nov
17,
2014
5

Regardless of consistent evidence that continually shows that the highest percentage of auto-truck crashes are caused by the driver of the auto, the debate between the trucking industry and regulators rages on as implementing additional regulations upon the industry is … Continue reading

The Absolute Cure for Driver Fatigue

Jul
8,
2014
13

With the most recent FMCSA mandated 30-minute break requirement for Class A CDL drivers, the continual attempt to control truck driver fatigue is ongoing. Although one fatal crash is too many, studies by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has … Continue reading

Mistaking Treadle Valve Corrosion for Truck Driver Fatigue

Jan
22,
2013
0

An important aspect of professional truck driving is the pre-trip inspection. Regulated by federal law, truck drivers are required under FMCSA Regulation §383.113 (2) (ii) to be able to “determine the motor vehicle’s brake system condition for proper adjustments and … Continue reading

Sleep Apnea Testing Could Be Next Big Wave To Hit Truck Drivers

Dec
29,
2010
2

By: Allen Smith So all the complaining, blogging and voicing of opinions did not stop CSA from happening.  The same is true for the current hours of service change, recently proposed by the FMCSA.  For a time, everyone can share … Continue reading

Sleep Apnea Testing Coming Soon for Truck Drivers

May
13,
2010
22

By Allen Smith In a meeting yesterday, May 12th, 2010, the FMCSA began discussions on the concerns of fatigue on truck drivers.  Citing that fatigue is a major problem among truckers, it was also noted that the medical condition, sleep … Continue reading

Truck Driver Health Issues

Jul
23,
2008
9

A recent study listed the truck driver occupation as one of the top ten most dangerous jobs in America. Due to the endless driving of our nation’s truckers, being “out there” on the highways and interstates, the obvious danger is … Continue reading

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