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Overdrive Staff | August 05, 2011

Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

NTSB investigating Nevada truck-train crash

| June 27, 2011

The truck pulling hopper trailers reportedly skidded more than 300 feet before crashing through crossing gates.

Driver fatigue on safety list

| June 27, 2011

The National Transportation Safety Board has announced its new list of the most critical transportation issues.

NTSB sets truck safety forum

Jill Dunn | April 07, 2011

Hours of service and electronic onboard recorders are among topics listed for the National Transportation Safety Board’s public forum on truck safety.

Rule proposes more hazmat training, safety

| March 11, 2011

Proposed rule would require additional training for employees and new safety requirements for motor carriers and facilities.

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Overdrive Staff | January 04, 2011

CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.

Transportation deaths drop 9.2% in 2009

| October 06, 2010

Highway fatalities, which account for nearly 95 percent of all transportation deaths, decreased from 37,423 in 2008 to 33,808 in 2009.

Agency calls for truck safety technologies

Jeff Crissey | September 29, 2010

In fatal crash investigation, the NTSB calls for a fatigue management system, event recorders and collision warning systems.

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