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Senate Confirms Martinez as FMCSA Administrator

Raymond Martinez’s appointment as Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was confirmed by a Senate voice vote late on Feb. 13.

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Video Safety Tip: Correct Steering Techniques

Several experts say hand-over-hand steering isn't the safest steering method for two main reasons.

Photo via Jusmar/Wikimedia.

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These 6 States Adopted Essential Traffic Safety Laws

The "2018 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws" grades states on the adoption of 16 fundamental traffic safety laws.

Offering training in multiple languages (the company also has courses in French and Punjabi) is not only of benefit to drivers but can also be an effective way to new drivers. (Image: CarriersEdge)

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CarriersEdge Now Offers Vehicle Inspection Courses in Spanish

CarriersEdge, a provider of online driver training for the trucking industry, is now offering Vehicle Inspection training courses in Spanish.

Uber stated in a blog post that it expects self-driving trucks to help the industry deal with higher demand. Photo via Uber

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Uber: Self-Driving Trucks Could Help Alleviate Driver Shortage

Mixed fleets with self-driving long-haul trucks and traditional human-driven regional routes could help the trucking industry address the problem of an aging driver workforce, said Uber in a recent company blog post.

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Video Safety Tip: Driving Amid Lightning

Drivers who find themselves in the midst of lightning strikes should pull over to a safe place, turn on their hazard lights, close all the windows, and avoid touching metal.

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How to Drive in a Lightning Storm

Ford Motor Co. offers advice on what steps drivers should take to protect themselves against a lightning strike. Video courtesy of Ford. Read the full safety tip here.

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Jasper Facility Earns Safety Certification

The Jasper Engines & Transmissions Drivetrain Remanufacturing facility in Jasper, Ind., has achieved STAR Certification in the Indiana Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).

Image courtesy of NHTSA.

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Altec Recalls Cranes for Load Control

Set to begin Feb. 15, the recall covers 122 Altec AC40-152S cranes in the 2014 to 2017 model years.

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Safety Tip: Move Over for Emergency Vehicles

Drivers need to remember to slow down and move over — if safe — whenever they see an emergency vehicle stopped ahead on a multi-lane roadway.

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This 14 page whitepaper examines the deadly practice of driving while using a mobile device and the impact such behavior can have on a fleet’s liability. It also addresses innovative solutions that are being developed in response to the growing problem.


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