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Distracted Driving and Driver, Roadway, Environmental Factors

Drivers often perform non-driving activities that divert their attention from the primary task of driving. - More...

FMCSA rule to increase liability insurance sent to OMB

A rule proposal from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to increase the minimum amount of liability insurance carriers must have has been sent to the White House’s Office of Management and Budget — the final stop before the rule is published as a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. - More...

ATA Welcomes Electronic Logging Device Proposal

Arlington, Va. – Today, American Trucking Associations officials said they welcomed the proposal by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to mandate the use of electronic logging devices in commercial trucks as a potential improvement for highway safety. - More...

Truckers in Connecticut Now Required to Clear Snow, Ice

With the northeast expected to receive up to a foot of snow today and tomorrow, the state of Connecticut has a new law on its books of which truckers must be aware. Connecticut’s law went into effect on Jan. 1, so today’s storm will be the first time police will be allowed to ticket motorists. - More...

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Deep dive into correlation of CSA scores and crash risk

Problems with the data and methodology deployed by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safet...

5 Things Drivers Never Should Do at the Scene of an Accident

The time to plan how you’re going to respond at the scene of an accident is before you are involved in an accident. Ho...

Trucks Involved in Fatal Crashes Rise 3% in 2011

The yearly number of large trucks involved in fatal crashes is on the rise again after nearly a decade of declining, acc...

Thieves pose as truckers

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - To steal huge shipments of valuable cargo, thieves are turning to a deceptively simple tactic: They...

I-65 / I-70 South Split

The Indiana Department of Transportation is launching an accelerated project that will close Interstate 65 and Interstat...