National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

‘Alcolocks’ coming to U.S. Class 8s?

| November 12, 2010

In the area of emissions, the regs tend to roll from California to the rest of the country; in safety/in-cab technology, though, quite a lot has sailed west across the big Atlantic pond in recent ...

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Overdrive Staff | November 01, 2010

The proposed national fuel economy and greenhouse gas reduction standards, electronic on-board recorders, CAT vocational trucks and a Hoover Dam bridge are among the trucking issues featured.

Idaho to increase patrols

| October 29, 2010

Idaho law enforcement agencies are mounting high-visibility driving enforcement patrols through Nov. 14.

Agencies eye national heavy truck fuel standards

| October 25, 2010

Federal agencies announced fuel economy and greenhouse gas reduction standards for heavy-duty commercial vehicles.

Distracted driving estimated at 16% of deaths

| September 20, 2010

Study found proportion of fatalities associated with driver distraction increased from 10 percent to 16 percent between 2005 and 2009.

Distracted driving meeting agenda set

| September 15, 2010

DOT event will gather transportation officials, safety advocates, law enforcement officials and industry representatives.

Wire for safety

John Baxter | July 01, 2010

A new generation of electronic safety controls can prevent accidents and reduce liability concerns.

Louisiana beefs up ban on texting while driving

| June 18, 2010

This law strengthens Louisiana’s 2008 texting ban, which allowed police to ticket drivers caught using their phones only if they were stopped for another offense.

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