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ATA Chairmen Tells FMCSA That HOS Rules are Safe

ATA Chairmen Tells FMCSA That HOS Rules are Safe

January 25, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 1 Comment 

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 safety figures illustrate the real-world benefits of the current rules, which are based on a decade [...]

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Companies most mentioned as Hostile Work Environment for women

May 22, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · 10 Comments 

While searching around for more information on the net about men trainers raping, and sexually assalting, women while/during their training. It seems like two companies are always mentioned. CRST Vans from Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406 and CR England from Salt Lake City, UT, 84120.
I really don’t know too much information about either of the companies. [...]

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Long-haul drivers’ method of remote steering creating road hazard

May 19, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · 1 Comment 

Video Courtesy of KSL.com
SALT LAKE CITY — There’s a method of steering a big truck that’s so obscure you’ve probably never heard of it, but it’s considered dangerous enough to be banned in Utah and several other states. A KSL investigation shows it happens a lot, possibly as a matter of routine.
The issue involves long [...]

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