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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...

Skilled Driver Saves Semi from Being Blown Over
Skilled Driver Saves Semi from Being Blown Over

May 14, 2014
A driver was caught on video recently in a hair-raising battle with a prairie wind. And this time the driver won. KWCH Television in Kansas City...

Obama, Camp Offer Highway Funding Solutions
Obama, Camp Offer Highway Funding Solutions

February 26, 2014
President Obama and Rep. Dave Camp both suggested one-time infusions to the Highway Trust Fund that is expected to run out of money by September.

Safety Advisors Post Wish List for Highway Bill
Safety Advisors Post Wish List for Highway Bill

February 11, 2014
An advisory panel is encouraging federal regulators to push for several dozen safety reforms in the upcoming highway bill, ranging from changing how drivers...

Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Proposal Nears Publication
Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Proposal Nears Publication

January 28, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is now one step away from publishing a proposal to create a national database containing driver drug and...

With Funding Clock Ticking, Congress Turns to Highway Bill
With Funding Clock Ticking, Congress Turns to Highway Bill

January 27, 2014
Congress is getting to work on the next highway bill. At its opening hearing on reauthorization on Jan. 14, the House Transportation and Infrastructure...

Tips For Keeping Your Truck Operational In Extreme Cold
Tips For Keeping Your Truck Operational In Extreme Cold

January 24, 2014
The recent extreme cold experienced by whole parts of the nation has put an increased burden on trucks and truckers. According to Mel Kirk, vice president...

Audit Says New York DOT Not Doing Enough About Truck Safety
Audit Says New York DOT Not Doing Enough About Truck Safety

January 23, 2014
The New York state Department of Transportation is not adequately monitoring whether commercial carriers whose vehicles or drivers have been taken off the...

New FMCSA Rule Targets Willful Violators
New FMCSA Rule Targets Willful Violators

January 21, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s newest enforcement tool is a shutdown order for carriers that flagrantly disregard the safety rules. Under...

DOT Will Post Trust Fund Balance to Illustrate Infrastructure Deficit
DOT Will Post Trust Fund Balance to Illustrate Infrastructure Deficit

January 15, 2014
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx outlined the familiar issues surrounding the nation’s “infrastructure deficit” and added a new wrinkle: DOT will post...

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