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January 20, 2011 by admin ·
In an analysis of 7,000 crashes released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2010 concluded that 30% involved some type of distraction but found that of 14 sources of distraction in a car, texting while driving was the only one that was NOT A FACTOR. That is interesting fact given by NHTSA, [...]
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January 3, 2011 by admin ·
I thought we would try to start 2011 off the right way.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Association (FMCSA) along with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) all seem to think that adding more regulations to the already very long list in trucking are needed.
These people who work [...]
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Ray LaHood became the US Secretary of Transportation on January 23rd, 2009. Obama nominated him saying: “Few understand our infrastructure challenge better than the outstanding public servant that I’m asking to lead the Department of Transportation.”
In the first seven months not a word is mentioned about trucks or much of the infrastructure, but a whole [...]
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