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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.

2008 Ford Explorer - Dark Cherry

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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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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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