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Significant increase in truck crashes post July 1, 2013 HOS rule change

Apr
29,
2015
1

Recent study results from ATRI has confirmed what many professional drivers have been adamantly saying, ” 2013 HOS restart provisions have compromised truck safety” Although there are many issues that drivers and carriers may not agree upon, the Hours-of-Service (HOS) … Continue reading

2013 HOS restart rule projects increase in total truck crash stats

Jan
13,
2015
2

As the Hours of Service (HOS) rule was published in the Federal Register on December 27, 2011, the trucking industry wasted no time in fighting back against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) enforcement. With an effective date¬†of¬†February 27, … Continue reading

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

Driving Habits Major Cause of Car-Truck Crashes

Sep
20,
2012
2

By: Allen Smith Personal injury attorneys and safety groups work to heavily promote the dangers that the big 18-wheeler trucks create on our highways and interstates. Major news outlets do their part in this promotion as well. Safety organizations calling … Continue reading

Commercial Truck Drivers are Safest on the Road

Jan
25,
2012
1

Safety advocate groups continue to argue that commercial motor vehicle drivers contribute a major danger to road safety. Organizations and political leaders tend to bow to their suggestions in relationship to their own agendas. The bashing of our professional truck … Continue reading

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