Safety & Compliance

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Trucker Suspended After Fatigue Suspected In Fatal Crash

A trucker whose log book entries were questioned by state police after a fatal collision on the Maine Turnpike was suspended without pay, reports the Associated Press

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More Truck Safety Hearings Coming Up

Truck safety continues to get front-burner attention in Washington, as a House panel and the National Transportation Safety Board schedule more hearings this month and next

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MCSAP Changes Give States More Flexibility In Truck Safety

The Federal Highway Administration, under orders from Congress, has proposed changes to the Motor Carrier Safety Assistance program that will shift emphasis from activities to results

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Oregon Bill Could Mean Big Speed Variance

A bill under consideration in the Oregon Senate could boost speed limits for cars on rural interstates to 70 or 75 mph, while trucks remain restricted to 55

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Pennsylvania Fleet Indicted For Logbook Violations

A 17-truck Pennsylvania fleet with the worst safety record in the state has been indicted for encouraging its drivers to exceed federal hours-of-service limits and keep false logbooks

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Texas Legislators Slow Moving On Speed Limit Bill

Members of the Texas House Transportation Committee are in no hurry to consider a bill calling for uniform speed limits for cars and trucks on many Texas highways, according to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn

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Safety Ratings On The Web

The International Motor Carrier Audit Commission sounds like a new government agency about to hassle carriers, but it isn’t — at least it isn’t a government agency. But that doesn’t mean it won't be hassling carriers; it’s still too early to tell

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Ohio Legislature Considers Uniform Speed Limits

Bills introduced in both the Ohio House of Representatives and Senate address the issue of uniform speed limits for cars and trucks on the state’s highways

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Louisiana Council Wants Slower Trucks

A panel created by the Louisiana state Legislature voted to recommend slower speed limits for trucks on four-lane highways – but it was far from a unanimous vote

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Slater Calls For Safety Vigilance

Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater is going all-out to focus the nation’s attention on transportation safety

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