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Cirillo to Truckers: Be Safe - Or Else

The new boss of the federal government’s truck safety program, Julie Anna Cirillo, has a message for unsafe truckers: Go ahead, make my day

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AAA Chimes In On Truck Safety Debate

AAA announced this week that it supports revisions to hours-of-service regulations — and the increased use of satellite tracking systems to enforce those regulations

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Speed Limit Bill On Texas House Calendar

A bill that would implement the same speed limits for cars and trucks could come up for a vote in the Texas House of Representatives as early as today

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Safety Agency Drafts Truck Safety Plan

The government's truck safety agency is moving quickly to revitalize a regulatory program that many consider to be seriously flawed

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DOT Proposes New Hazmat Requirements

The U.S. Department of Transportation is proposing a change in hazardous materials transportation registration and fees program that would cost hazmat haulers in the form of higher fees

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CDL Reform Discussed In Truck Safety Hearings

People who own and drive trucks believe that one of the quickest ways to improve safety would be to strengthen the commercial driver license program by doing a better job reporting on driver performance

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Federal Safety Chief Plans Tougher Enforcement

The new manager of the federal truck safety agency says her office is going to increase enforcement by doing more compliance reviews

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Mineta Selects Truck Safety Roundtable

Norman Y. Mineta has selected his roundtable of advisers and is on track to submit his report on truck safety by mid-May, according to Mineta assistant Tom Edick

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Truck Safety Hearings Continue Today

Truck safety will be getting more attention in Washington, DC, this week, at a three-day hearing by the National Transportation Safety Board that starts today

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Safety Summit Cancellation May Cost Nearly $100,000

The Federal Highway Administration's decision to withdraw from a Truck and Bus Safety Summit last December may wind up costing taxpayers almost $100,000

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