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  • Lawmakers Propose Setting Commercial Truck Speed Limiters at 65 MPH
    Lawmakers Propose Setting Commercial Truck Speed Limiters at 65 MPH

    By: Allan M. Siegel A bipartisan bill introduced by a Republican and Democratic senator is proposing a major change for the trucking industry: capping the top speed of commercial trucks at 65 MPH. ...

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  • How Electronic Logging Devices, Job Surveillance Are Changing U.S. Trucking
    How Electronic Logging Devices, Job Surveillance Are Changing U.S. Trucking

    By: Dan Hausman One of the main reasons I became a high school social studies teacher was because of my curiosity about the past and how that informs what may occur in the future. The impact of ...

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  • National Transportation Safety Board Releases Annual List of Most Wanted Safety Improvements
    National Transportation Safety Board Releases Annual List of Most Wanted Safety Improvements

    By: Allan M. Siegel In many of our blog posts, we call attention to the National Transportation Safety Board, or NTSB. Often, this is because the NTSB is the nation’s leading agency responsible for ...

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  • Factors Behind Rise in Deadly Tractor-Trailer Crashes, Difficulties in Victims' Cases
    Factors Behind Rise in Deadly Tractor-Trailer Crashes, Difficulties in Victims' Cases

    By: Dan Hausman After years of a reduced number of deaths from large truck crashes across the U.S., the number of fatalities has risen back to 2008 levels according to the most recent data published ...

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  • As Truck Accident Fatalities Increase, Federal Regulators Are Still Reluctant to Require Crash-Avoidance Technologies
    As Truck Accident Fatalities Increase, Federal Regulators Are Still Reluctant to Require Crash-Avoidance Technologies

    By: Allan M. Siegel Traffic collisions involving tractor-trailers and other large-scale commercial trucks are more likely to result in devastating outcomes, serious injuries, and death than motor ...

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  • Trucking Laws & Legal Duties: What are the Responsibilities of Trucking Companies?
    Trucking Laws & Legal Duties: What are the Responsibilities of Trucking Companies?

    By: Allan M. Siegel In a recent blog post, we discussed a proposed bill designed to ease safety regulations which apply to trucking companies that transport livestock and agricultural goods. Like many ...

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