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September 24, 2009 - Industry News

LoJack Integrates With NC4's Incident Monitoring

LoJack Supply Chain Integrity has partnered with NC4, which provides situational awareness tools, to integrate NC4's External Situational Awareness incident monitoring service into its Supply Chain Information Sharing and Analysis Center

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September 24, 2009 - Industry News

Advocates File Petition For Cell Phone Ban Among Truckers

The Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety has filed a petition with the U.S. Department of Transportation, calling on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to implement a rulemaking that would restrict the use of "unsafe electronic devices

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September 22, 2009 - Industry News

New Mexico Study Points to High-risk Behaviors in Truckers

Long-haul truck drivers are involved in higher risk behaviors, including high-risk sexual behaviors and drug and alcohol us

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September 15, 2009 - Industry News

Government Releases Flu Cleaning Procedures for Truck Cab

The federal government released interim guidelines for cleaning a truck cab when a driver is visibly ill with the fl

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September 14, 2009 - Industry News

Alabama, Kentucky Truck Safety Efforts Target Car AND Truck Drivers

Alabama is the latest state to join the Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT) campaign, while Kentucky recently launched the final blitz of enforcement for its TACT campaign, an effort to boost safety in and around commercial motor vehicle

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September 10, 2009 - Industry News

Brake Safety Week Starts Sept. 13

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will host its annual Brake Safety Week Sept. 13-1

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September 3, 2009 - Industry News

OIG Audit Calls For FMCSA Improvement in Cross-border Safety

In an annual audit report of the North American Free Trade Agreement's cross-border trucking provisions, the Office of the Inspector General said the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration should improve in meeting the safety criteri

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August 31, 2009 - Industry News

Growing Support for Texting While Driving Ban

Eighty percent of Americans said they would support a ban on texting while drivin

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August 26, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Defends Truck Safety Record

The American Trucking Associations says a report released this week by a group representing trial lawyers, claiming that more than 28,000 motor carriers have been violating federal safety regulations, ignores key truck safety facts

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August 26, 2009 - Industry News

SmartDrive Program Found to Reduce Driver Distraction

Commercial drivers can reduce the risks related to distraction by 50 percent or more by using the SmartDrive Measured Safety Progra

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August 24, 2009 - Industry News

Driver Dies of H1N1 Flu on Heels of New Federal Guidelines

A Landstar System over-the-road driver from Beaverton, Ore., died last week after becoming ill with the H1N1 strain of fl

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August 21, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Voices Support of DOT's Drunk Driving Campaign

The American Trucking Associations has voiced its support of the Department of Transportation's campaign to prevent drunk driving in the final weeks of summe

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August 20, 2009 - Industry News

Henderson Driver Survives Rollover

A driver from Henderson Trucking survived a rollover and 77-foot slide while traveling 65 mph on Interstate 40 near Flagstaff, Ariz., after losing control of the vehicl

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August 18, 2009 - Industry News

Distracted Driving Summit to Start Sept. 30

The U.S. Department of Transportation has finalized details on its summit to address issues related to distracted driving, which has been slated for Wednesday, Sept. 30 and Thursday, Oct. 1

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August 18, 2009 - Industry News

ATRI Conducting Survey on Cell Phone Use

The American Transportation Research Institute is requesting information from motor carriers and commercial drivers on how wireless devices are used in the trucking industry

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August 17, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Creates Educational Videos on 18 Safety Policies

The American Trucking Associations has created three videos to help educate people on its 18-point safety agenda

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August 12, 2009 - Industry News

LoJack SCI: Cargo Theft at Carrier Facilities On the Rise

The number of thefts at carrier facilities increased more than 300 percent during the second quarter from the first quarter of this yea

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August 6, 2009 - Industry News

Cargo Theft Task Force Ramps Up Efforts to Combat Theft

The National Cargo Theft Task Force has developed a web site designed to be the central point of contact for law enforcement and the insurance and transportation industries when it comes to cargo theft

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July 31, 2009 - Industry News

Unsafe Carriers Back on the Road, GAO Says

Through an investigation conducted by the Government Accountability Office, the organization found that 20 motor coach companies and 1,073 trucking companies that had been fined and ordered out of service were actually drivin

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July 21, 2009 - Industry News

Study Withheld by NHTSA Finds Danger in Hands-free Devices

A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study, withheld from the public since 2003 and finally released Tuesday, found that hands-free mobile technology presents as much of a safety hazard as handheld phones

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July 10, 2009 - Industry News

DriveCam System Reduces Risky Driving, Study Finds

DriveCam's Driver Risk Management Program reduced the number of risky driving events by 52.2 percent and 37 percent for two separate fleet

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July 2, 2009 - Industry News

Highway Safety Improved in 2008

The number of traffic fatalities continued to fall in 2008, reported the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Fatalities dropped 9.7 percent between 2007 and 2008, from 41,259 to 37,261. The economic slowdown was undoubtedly a factor but the fatal accident rate also fell to an historic low of an estimated 1.27 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles traveled

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July 2, 2009 - Industry News

Roadway Conditions Key to Saving Lives

Roadway conditions were found to be a significant factor contributing to U.S. highway fatalities, accounting for more than half of death

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June 25, 2009 - Industry News

CVSA Roadcheck Sees Drop in Safety Violations

During this year's Roadcheck, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's inspections found significant drops in vehicle and driver out-of-service rates as well as safety belt violations

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June 24, 2009 - Industry News

Transport America Couple Reaches Safe Driving Milestones

A couple who drives for Transport America has recently reached million-mile safe driving milestones

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