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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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Accident Management Costs Trend Upward

On average, 20 percent of fleet vehicles are involved in accidents each year. Although this percentage has remained steady from 2005-2007, the cost of repairing these vehicles is rising.

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Seat Belt Usage Among Commercial Vehicle Drivers Low

SAN DIEGO --- DriveCam Inc., a driver risk management company, announced that seat belt usage statistics remain low despite tougher seat belt laws and stringent corporate policies.

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BP Asphalt Launches New Truck Safety Program

CHICAGO – BP Asphalt's new truck safety program, TruckSafe, is intented to reduce injuries and incidents related to the handling and transporting of hot liquid asphalt via truck.

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Midwest Trucking Company Earns Back-to-Back Fleet Safety Awards

BENSENVILLE, IL – Central States Trucking, one of the fastest growing trucking companies in the Midwest, has earned back-to back fleet safety awards from Acuity Insurance and A.N. Ansay & Associates (broker).

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Fleet Safety Program Sends Driving Concerns to E-mail, Cell Phone

SANTA BARBARA, CA – Mission Linen Supply has recently contracted with National Driver Accountability Program (NDAP) to use the latest technology to monitor employees’ driving habits.

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Kinedyne Offers Road Safety Advice

TORONTO – Dodging potholes, debris, and loose cargo from truck beds and trailers can cause major accidents. Steadymate by Kinedyne gives advice on how to use tie-down and cargo equipment the right way.

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How to Ace a DOT Safety Review

Federal regulators are pushing stricter enforcement of complex vehicle safety regulations. Staying up-to-date with the mandates help commercial fleets avoid heavy fines or shut-downs for noncompliance.

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TRALA Supports Federal Standard Over N.J. Speed Limiter Bill

WASHINGTON – TRALA is opposing the consideration of New Jersey legislation that would mandate speed limiting devices on any commercial truck operating in the state until a decision is made on a federal rule.

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New Rearsight Back-Up Camera System Available for Nissan Titan, Ford F-150

LAURINBURG, NC – Rostra Precision Controls Inc. has introduced a RearSight back-up camera system for the 2008 Nissan Titan and 2008 Ford F-150.

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