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Waste Management of Orange County Receives Cal/OSHA’s Safety Certification

ORANGE, CA – Waste Management of Orange County has achieved Cal/OSHA’s esteemed “SHARP,” or Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program, designation at its four sites in Orange County.

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Kenworth Offers Online Body Builders Manual for Class 5-7 T-Series Models

KIRKLAND, WA – The 124-page Kenworth Medium-Duty Body Builders Manual is available as a .pdf file in the Products section of Kenworth's homepage.

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Road Safe America Says DOT Secretary Should Reconsider Her Opposition to Speed Governor Activation on Big Trucks

ATLANTA – In order to save lives on America’s highways and get in step with the rest of the world, the head of the U.S. Department of Transportation should reconsider her opposition to activation of speed governing devices at 68 mph on tractor trailer trucks, Road Safe America has said.

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NPTC Truck Safety Conference Set for Sept. in Virginia

HERNDON, VA - The National Private Truck Council National Safety Conference is set for Sept. 11-12 in Herndon, Va.

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Ford Launches Industry-First Side Mirror Design on 2009 Edge Minimizing Blind Spot Risk

DEARBORN, MI – Ford is moving quickly to address driver demands for increased visibility with the Blind Spot Mirror, pulling ahead the feature’s introduction by one year to launch this fall as standard equipment on the 2009 Ford Edge.

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Freightliner Trucks and Meritor WABCO Offer Collision Safety System

PORTLAND, OR - Freightliner Trucks, in conjunction with Meritor WABCO, has announced the availability of the OnGuard Collision Safety System for select Cascadia and Century Class S/T fleets.

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WorkSafe USA, Inc. Presents the Dump-Lok

SPRINGFIELD, IL - WorkSafe USA, Inc. now has available the Dump-Lok dump truck and dump trailer safety support device.

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USR’s GRAB-300 Vehicle Barriers Successfully Crash-Tested to ASTM M50 Standard

FRANKLIN, TN – Universal Safety Response, Inc. (USR) has successfully crash-tested minimum and maximum-width configurations for its GRAB-300 active vehicle barrier system in accordance with the newest ASTM standards.

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Ford Explorer Praised for Affordability, Safety

DEARBORN, MI – The 2008 Ford Explorer is more resistant to damage and less likely to cause damage to other vehicles in low-speed crashes than other mid-size SUVs.

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Have Traffic Violations Disqualified Your CDL Driver(s)?

A CDL holder may be disqualified, if convicted of certain violations, while operating any vehicle. It is important to remember that violations that occur in a driver’s personal vehicle could also result in the loss of a CDL.

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Why Advanced Performance, Driver Safety Training?

A recent survey of graduates showed crash reduction rates up to 50% or more. Understand the significant financial benefits obtained by incorporating advanced performance, driver training.


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