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Common ground: New Mexico’s inspection-heavy enforcement program

Capt. Greg Kerr of the New Mexico Department of Public Safety’s truck-enforcement unit has thoughts about highway safety that truck drivers may find familiar and sensible. Chiefly: He understands that four-wheelers are ‘part of the problem’ with safety.

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Anthony Johnson presents ‘The cutoff’

"This could have turned out bad," noted Anthony Johnson with this addition to the Dashcam Central repository for reader-submitted videos.

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‘How’s my driving’? Call-in complaints, scams and another argument for dashcams

When a motorist's call-in complaint rises to another level entirely -- to an extortion scam: "This is why I strongly believe in cameras on your tractor and trailer to prevent fake lawsuits!" says a reader.

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POLL: How often do motorists call in to complain about truckers’ driving?

"How's my driving?" Whether solicited on the truck or not, have you ever been the subject of a call-in complaint from a motorist or other trucker relative to your on-highway performance?

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Crazy drivers — the real Halloween fright

"Things that really scare me are watching the recordings of our dash cam and seeing crazy dangerous nuts in traffic about 500 times a day. "

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A picture is worth a thousand words

Wendy walks out into the truck stop parking lot to find a French teen model shoot ongoing around she and George's truck: "Sometimes, it's hard to have the prettiest truck in the lot."

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You can’t fix foulness

Wendy, following a close call with an outrageous four-wheeler: "Sometimes, educating the public is hard."

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‘Zero highway deaths’ goal needs general public target

Regulators' ultimate goal pondered, in light of the laundry list of highway-bill recommendations the MCSAC delivered to Congress two weeks back.

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Four-wheelers should ‘learn from truck drivers’

Con-way Freight's Tom Clark makes a compelling case for his view that four-wheelers should take a lesson from professional truck drivers on distracted driving -- as a frequent two-wheeler, I concur.

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Truck GPS units aren’t the problem in NYC

New Jersey resident William Smith weighs in on the need for more accurate clearance signs in NYC and calls for operators to join him in pressing Congress.

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