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Shift Workers Three Times More Susceptible to Crashing
ELD Adoption Fails to Reduce Truck Accidents, Study Says
Trimble, Pulsar Informatics Announce Driver Fatigue Monitoring System
FMCSA to Host Public Listening Session on Hours of Service Reform
DOT Digs into Data on Driver Detention

DOT Digs into Data on Driver Detention

An audit slams the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s plan to collect data on driver detention, noting that the data collected “may not accurately describe how the diverse trucking industry experiences driver detention, which would limit any further analysis of [detention’s] impacts.”

February 5, 2018

USA Today Finds Drivers Being Overworked at Ports

USA Today Finds Drivers Being Overworked at Ports

Drivers may be working shifts of up to 20 hours per day for six days a week at two major Southern California ports, sometimes contributing to fatal accidents, according to a report in USA Today – but port trucking companies say the story is misleading.

December 29, 2017

FMCSA Not Doing Enough to Keep Unsafe Operators Off Highways, NTSB Says
NFL Season May Bring Increased Drowsy Driving Risk
Feds Withdraw Sleep Apnea Pre-Rule

Feds Withdraw Sleep Apnea Pre-Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration have withdrawn their advance notice of proposed rulemaking on obstructive sleep apnea.

August 4, 2017

Truck Crash Survivor Awarded $15 Million in Civil Suit

Truck Crash Survivor Awarded $15 Million in Civil Suit

A survivor of a truck crash that renewed calls for mandating collision avoidance systems on heavy trucks when it killed five nursing students from Georgia Southern University has been awarded $15 million in a civil suit against the trucking company.

January 24, 2017

Driver Fatigue, Distraction Detected by Guardian System from Seeing Machines
Omnitracs Tool Identifies Drivers Most Likely To Leave

Omnitracs Tool Identifies Drivers Most Likely To Leave

Omnitracs says its new ELD Driver Retention Model can analyze the data provided by electronic logs to help predict which truck drivers are most likely to quit, helping fleets pinpoint retention efforts.

September 12, 2016

New Report Sounds Wakeup Call on Dangers of Drowsy Driving

New Report Sounds Wakeup Call on Dangers of Drowsy Driving

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 annual societal cost of fatigue-related fatal and injury crashes at $109 billion— and that does not include property damage.

August 9, 2016

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