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NHTSA: Highway Deaths Rise Again, Including Those Involving Trucks
NHTSA: Highway Deaths Rise Again, Including Those Involving Trucks

October 10, 2017
The latest traffic crash data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that 37,461 lives were lost on U.S. roads in calendar...

Truck Speed-Limiter Rule Stalls in Trump’s Washington
Truck Speed-Limiter Rule Stalls in Trump’s Washington

July 21, 2017
The drive to mandate speed-limiters on trucks has sputtered out— at least for now— courtesy of the Trump administration's push to cut federal regulations

Trump’s Two-For-One Regulatory Fiat Spurs Court Challenge
Trump’s Two-For-One Regulatory Fiat Spurs Court Challenge

February 14, 2017
A lawsuit brought by two high-profile public advocacy groups and a prominent labor union seeks to block the executive order signed by President Trump on...

DOT Proposes V2V Rule for Cars; Could One for Trucks Be Far Behind?
DOT Proposes V2V Rule for Cars; Could One for Trucks Be Far Behind?

December 13, 2016
While the National Highway Traffic Safety Commission issued a proposed rule on Dec. 13 aimed at getting vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology on...

DOT Extends Speed-Limiter Rule Comment Period
DOT Extends Speed-Limiter Rule Comment Period

November 1, 2016
A 30-day extension of the public comment period for a proposed truck speed-limiter rule was announced today by the National Highway Traffic Safety...

Sen. Schumer Urges Finalizing Speed-Limiter Rule
Sen. Schumer Urges Finalizing Speed-Limiter Rule

October 13, 2016
Influential Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) lent his support to the proposed federal rule that would mandate electronic speed limiters on commercial vehicles...

ATA’s Spear Slams Proposed Speed-Limiter Rule
ATA’s Spear Slams Proposed Speed-Limiter Rule

October 4, 2016
The president and CEO of the American Trucking Associations has bluntly assessed as “dangerous” the key provisions of the proposed federal speed-limiter...

DOT Finally Proposes Truck Speed-Limiter Rule
DOT Finally Proposes Truck Speed-Limiter Rule

August 26, 2016
Federal safety regulators are proposing that heavy-duty vehicles be equipped with speed-limiting devices set to a specific maximum speed.

New Report Sounds Wakeup Call on Dangers of Drowsy Driving
New Report Sounds Wakeup Call on Dangers of Drowsy Driving

August 9, 2016
A report issued by the Governors Highway Safety Association on the “extreme danger posed by tired drivers” includes a new NHTSA estimate that pegs the...

Bendix Updates Trailer Parking Brake Valve Issue
Bendix Updates Trailer Parking Brake Valve Issue

July 29, 2016
Bendix is making available information pertaining to its voluntary recall of some 200,000 of its SR-5 trailer spring brake valves. That May 17 action has...

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