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Heavier Weights – Safer, More Fuel Savings, Environmentally Friendly

What are these people thinking? The Safe and Efficient Transportation Act is a bill to allow a state to authorize the operation of a vehicle with a maximum gross weight (including enforcement tolerances) in excess of certain federal weight limitations … Continue reading

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ATA Chairmen Tells FMCSA That HOS Rules are Safe

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) told the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) that the trucking industry has seen a large decline in the truck-involved fatality rate since the current Hours of Service (HOS) rules took effect. The continually improving … Continue reading

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Truck Involved Fatality rates Fall in 2008

The trucking industry is safer than ever, according to truck Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) figures just released by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and previously released National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) data on crashes. © 2010, Truck Drivers News … Continue reading

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