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With “Teens and Trucks,” the Roadmap this Summer is on Safety

Teenagers from the National Capital region today pledged to make this summer safer for all drivers by giving large trucks plenty of room, avoiding their blind spots and signing a “No Texting Promise” during a truck safety demonstration organized by … Continue reading

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LaHood Reaffirms Distracted Driving Commitment – How much ‘fudging’ will be involved?

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 … Continue reading

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The Lies, Trash-Talking, and Threats need to Stop

Firstly, let me say that this will be the very last time that I ever post on this ridiculous trend. I want to bring everyone up-to-date on what has been going on for over a year. You may or may … Continue reading

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Truckers for a Cause to Hold Conference Call to Educate Truckers on Commenting to FMCSA

Truckers for a Cause will host an educational conference call on “Do’s and Don’ts of submitting comments to FMCSA” John Hill, former FMCSA Administrator will be joined by Joe Rajkovacz, Director of Regulatory Affairs for OOIDA for a 30 minute … Continue reading

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Distracted Driving – Should be the same for ALL Drivers

The Department of Transportation Secretary has been working to ‘fight’ distracted driving ever since taking the position within the DOT. And he is succeeding in getting laws passed that I feel are just “feel good” legislation’s by individual states that … Continue reading

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Truckers: DOT we are not little kids – STOP treating us this way

Where are all these supposed “trucking advocates” at? Why are they not jumping up and down over these cell phone and texting laws? Professional truck drivers are not little kids – like the United States Department Of Transportation treats them. … Continue reading

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DOT Proposes Rule to Ban Hand-Held Cell Phone for Truck Drivers

As part of its campaign to put an end to the practice of distracted driving: The U.S. Department of Transportation today proposed a new safety regulation that would specifically prohibit interstate commercial truck and bus drivers from using hand-held cell … Continue reading

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Another Distracted Driving Summit – why

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced that the second National Distracted Driving Summit will be held on September 21st, 2010, in Washington, DC. Lahood wants to build on the growing momentum sparked by the first summit last fall, Secretary … Continue reading

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YTTrucking.com – You Tube Trucking, Have you seen this?

You Tube Trucking [dot] Com I think will be the next greatest hit on the internet. Once of course the word gets out. Owner James from Texas started this site to gain exposure for the hundred’s of truckers who put … Continue reading

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Feds weigh cell phone ban for bus, truck drivers

Safety investigators told federal regulators three years ago that it was dangerous for bus drivers to talk on cell phones while driving and recommended a ban. The National Transportation Safety Board put that recommendation on its list of most important … Continue reading

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