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Trucker Declared Imminent Hazard for Alcohol-Related Crash

The FMCSA declared a Tennessee-licensed driver to be an imminent hazard to public safety after reckless driving behavior, related to alcohol consumption, led to two deaths.

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FMCSA Garners Assist in Court Fight over ELD Rule

The courtroom battle over the validity of the electronic logging device mandate has heated up. An amicus brief filed by two safety advocacy groups backs up FMCSA's defense of its ELD rule against a lawsuit brought by OOIDA that contends the rulemaking is seriously flawed.

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Rand McNally Launches Line of Dash Cameras

Rand McNally has launched a line of stand-alone dash cams that pairs safety features with HD video and extra-wide-angle lenses.

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J.J. Keller Offers Mobile Video Training Book

J.J. Keller & Associates has introduced a new video-based training device called the Video Training Book, allowing employees to study and work on training in the field.

This year's winner Julian Kaczor makes a few remarks after accepting his award. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

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Goodyear Seeks Highway Hero Nominees

Goodyear is accepting nominations for its 34th Highway Hero Award, honoring drivers who risked their own lives to help others while on the job.

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Daimler Unveils Pedestrian, Cyclist Avoidance in Mercedes-Benz Trucks

Daimler Trucks says it’s making pedestrian detection in trucks available for the first time, with new Sideboard Assist and Active Brake Assist 4 in Mercedes-Benz Trucks.

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NY-NJ Ports Pushed to Reinstate Older-Truck Ban

Key New Jersey politicians along with activist groups, including the Teamsters union, on June 16 pushed for launching a more aggressive program to replace older trucks operating at the Port of New York and New Jersey to reduce the impact of air pollution on nearby residents, per a Journal of Commerce news story.

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DOT to Audit Truck Loading and Unloading Delays

The Department of Transportation’s Inspector General has initiated an audit of commercial motor vehicle loading and unloading delays in response to provisions of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act highway bill, which became law late last year.

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FMCSA Defends ELD Rule Against OOIDA Court Challenge

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration forcefully defended its Electronic Logging Device rule in a court brief filed June 15. The filing was in response to a lawsuit brought against the mandate by the Owner Operator Independent Driverws Association.

The 2015 Fleet Safety Conference. Photo: Mark Campbell

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Fleet Safety Conference to Explore Changing Truck Safety Technology

Hot-button safety and compliance issues such as electronic logs and the technology at work behind tomorrow's autonomous vehicle will be discussed at next month's Fleet Safety Conference.

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