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Address Truck Parking Shortage

Trucking Law Enforcement Group Urges States to Address Truck Parking Shortage. ATAs’ Law Enforcement Advisory Board sent a letter to all 50 governors and state departments of transportation urging them to apply for…

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NHTSA Underride Rule Backlash

NHTSA underride rule backlash from safety advocates. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is upgrading safety standards on rear underride protection on tractor-trailers to help prevent crashes involving passenger vehicles, but safety advocates say…

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Schneider Test Safety System

Schneider will become the first truckload carrier to conduct a trial deployment of “lifesaving technology” developed through the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) program, a public-private partnership between the world’s leading automakers and the U.S. DOT’s NHTSA to…

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‘Roadcheck’ Sidelined 6,700 Vehicles

Commercial motor vehicle inspectors removed more than 6,700 vehicles and 2,000 drivers from service during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 2021 International Roadcheck. Overall, some 40,000 commercial vehicles were inspected during the three-day blitz…

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NTSB Issues “Most Wanted” List

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) ’s latest “Most Wanted List” of the top 10 transportation safety improvements highlight several highway and driver-related safety recommendations, including a recommendation to require collision-avoidance technologies on all vehicles…

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ATA Forms Advisory Board

American Trucking Associations (ATA) has formed a new advisory board to advise the association on ways to grow and strengthen relationships between the trucking industry and law enforcement organizations across the country. The new Law…

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Congress Offers Infrastructure Bill

House Democrats rolled out a $500 billion draft transportation infrastructure bill on June 3 that includes significant investments in the country’s aging roads and bridges, along with a call to strengthen rear under-ride guard standards…

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