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NHTSA & GHSA to Help States Effectively Enforce Texting Bans

WASHINGTON - In addition to supporting an NHTSA enforcement demonstration project showcasing how states can effectively enforce a cell phone ban, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) also urges employers ban all cell phone/texting use during working hours.

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Study: Texting Raises Crash Risk 23.2 Times

BLACKSBURG, VA - Truck and heavy-vehicle drivers who text-message while driving are 23.2 times more likely to be involved in a crash or near-crash as non-distracted motorists, according to new research conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.

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NHTSA Issues New Braking Rules for Large Trucks

WASHINGTON - The new standard requires that a tractor-trailer traveling at 60 miles per hour comes to a complete stop in 250 feet instead of the previous 355 feet listed in the old standard.

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Mack Recalls 10,300 Heavy Trucks

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Mack Trucks Inc. is recalling 10,300 MY 2004-2005 heavy trucks equipped with axle beams manufactured by Bharat Forge.

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Continental Expands Application Coverage for VDO Replacement TPMS Parts

ALLENTOWN, PA - Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket, the aftermarket supplier of VDO OE-engineered replacements parts, has substantially expanded its aftermarket Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) replacement parts program.

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Penske Truck Leasing & International Foodservice Distributors Association Promote Truck Driver Safety

READING, PA - Penske Truck Leasing and the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) announced they've teamed up to promote driver safety.

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RoadSafe Traffic Systems Implements Fleet Management Solutions Technology

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA - RoadSafe Traffic has enhanced their commitment to safety by implementing mobile resource management technologies from Fleet Management Solutions, Inc. (FMS) across their fleet of 700 vehicles.

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Company's Negligent Driver Check Contributes to Death

YORK, PA - Despite a background check revealing several vehicle citations, one of which reportedly led to previous job termination, York Services still hired the driver responsible for the death of a local businessman, according to York County local newspapers.

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Precision Fleet Brakes Increases Cryogenic Processing Capabilities

AUSTIN, TEXAS - Precision Fleet Brakes opened a new full service, state-of-the-art cryogenic production center in Gardena, Calif. Precision has expanded its processing capabilities to produce four times more rotors than before.

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How to Prepare for a DOT Audit

The DOT has just informed you that your transportation operation will be audited. Are you prepared? Do you know what records will be reviewed? Do you comply with the regulations?

Targeted news and advice on the Safety and Risk-related issues critical to fleet management. Extensive coverage of safety news, product reviews, cost calculators, accident management, driver training and comprehensive archives.

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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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