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Major Trailer Makers Score Top Underride Guard Rating

IIHS has awarded its top underride guard rating to Great Dane, Hyundai Translead, Manac, Stoughton Trailers, Strick Trailers, Utility Trailer Manufacturing, Vanguard National Trailer, and Wabash National, representing 80% of trailers on the road.

Speeding Declines After Boston Reduces Limit

Speeding declined significantly in Boston, after the city lowered the limit to 25 miles per hour from 30 mph, according to new analysis from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released today.

Consumer Reports Takes on Truck Safety

When HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge sees a headline like “Reducing the Risks of Big Rigs” in a mainstream publication, she often opens the article with trepidation. Read about Consumer Reports' August story in her All That's Trucking blog.

Study Highlights Limitations of Electronic Safety Systems

A new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has found that while electronic safety systems such as advanced cruise control, collision mitigation, and lanekeeping can help save lives, improper use can lead to fatal accidents.