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ERoad Sponsors Truckers Against Trafficking

Truckers Against Trafficking is a non-profit organization that works with law enforcement agencies and trucking companies to train drivers to recognize and report signs of human trafficking.

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Ford Recalls Super Duty Trucks for Fire Risk

The recall covers more than 7,000 2017-model year trucks in the U.S.

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Holiday Fatalities Expected to Cap Deadly Year

The National Safety Council releases estimates for holiday period road fatalities and offers tips on how to make the roads safer.

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Safety Tip: Preventing Drunk Driving

What can you personally do to prevent drunk driving this holiday season? Here are some tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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The Repercussions of One Bad Decision

It's the holiday season, a time filled with decisions: What gifts to buy, what parties to attend, whether to travel out of state to visit family. Unfortunately, one decision made too often this time of year is to drive after drinking. This virtual-reality video depicts how such a decision can have a tragic impact on so many lives. Video courtesy of DRINKiQ and DiageoFor the full safety tip, click here.

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Drivers View Alcohol as Bigger Safety Threat Than Marijuana

A survey from IIHS finds, however, that motorists living in marijuana-legal states are more likely to perceive the drug as a road safety problem than motorists in other states.

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Reckless Driving Death Rate Highest in Montana

Analysis of federal crash data also shows that the rate of road fatalities tied to careless and reckless driving is lowest in the states of Virginia and New York.

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State, Local Violations Top List of Citations in Safe Driver Week

State and local moving violations were the most common citations given to commercial vehicle drivers during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Operation Safe Driver Week.

The Bendix Wingman Advanced system is now available for order as an option for the Kenworth T370 medium duty truck in certain vocational applications such as aggregate hauling. Photo: Kenworth

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Bendix Wingman Advanced Available to Order on Kenworth T270, T370

The Bendix Wingman Advanced system is now available for order as an option on Kenworth T270 and T370 medium-duty trucks.

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U.S. Proposes V2V Mandate to Reduce Crashes

Separately, the U.S. DOT's Federal Highway Administration will soon issue guidelines for vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications.

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Fleet Cargo Security Benchmarking Research Results

See how your fleet cargo security and asset management strategies measure up with fleet managers across the nation.


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