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, [...]
Who would of thought that the government would lie to the people to get their way?
I would have never thought that they would turn to cheating to get what they wanted.
It really breaks my heart to learn of this I am distraught tonight to find this out – I don’t know if I [...]
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 have enacted the laws.
The problem I have with the laws against distracted driving is [...]
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.
The USDOT needs to get a clue as to what the problems truck drivers face [...]
When the DOT suggested banning the use of hand held devices for sending and receiving of text messages and or email by commercial truck and bus drivers – they did so without a good study in my opinion. They caught a bunch of flack from everyone for doing so in such a way for [...]
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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 [...]
Well, today started out with an unofficial announcement of a ban on on Texting for Truck Drivers and Bus Drivers. Why, just trucks and bus drivers? Truck drivers for the most part are the safest drivers out on the highway. Why not focus on more important things? I mean yea WHEN a truck has an [...]
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