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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…

Even without a pandemic, U.S. trucking was looking at a tough time this year. When the year began, the industry was coming off a challenging 2019, when overcapacity and weak pricing forced at least 795 trucking companies to close. It’s important to note that a great many small carriers close every year. That’s because a disproportionate number of them are lightly funded, one-person operations. Still, closings last year were inordinately high, according to industry studies. 0

Feds Charge 11 With Staging Crashes

Feds Charge 11 with staging crashes following a widespread investigation into staged crashes targeting truckers and their insurance companies. In late August, the U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Louisiana announced that 11 people had…

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Preventing Truck Collisions

by Samantha Tung ruck-related accidents are a real risk for any truck driver. The only thing one can do is decrease the chances of an accident. Thankfully, there are a number of things tank-truck...

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Older Truck Drivers Drawing Scrutiny

America’s trucking industry is facing a severe driver shortage. One estimate says about 48,000 drivers are needed to move 70 percent of the nation’s goods. Companies are aggressively recruiting retirees. Drivers more than 65...

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