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Service deal at Midwest Pete dealer promotes safety with savings

| August 16, 2011

If you missed the news yesterday, the network of Peterbilt dealers in Sioux City Truck Sales has jumped in with support of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's “Buckle Up in Your Truck” safety campaign. ...

NHTSA raises stopping distances at lower speed

| July 27, 2011

Agency is slightly relaxing its new stopping distance requirements for new truck tractors at lower initial speeds.

Three weeks: FOIA turnaround for PSP information

| December 20, 2010

On November 23, I made note of an avenue toward gaining access to crash and inspection information contained on drivers' Pre-Employment Screening Program reports. Working through the official FMCSA contractor, the fee to obtain a ...

Survey indicates four-wheeler drivers drive tired often

Jill Dunn | November 30, 2010

Forty-one percent of motorists reported having fallen asleep while driving passenger vehicles, according to AAA survey released this month.

Hearing set for truck fuel economy standard

| November 15, 2010

Two public hearings are scheduled for proposed federal medium- and heavy-duty truck standards.

‘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 ...

Wyoming enacts texting ban

| March 12, 2010

In 2009, more than 200 distracted driving bills were considered by state legislatures.

Traffic death rate drops to record low

| March 11, 2010

The number of traffic fatalities for 2009 are projected to reach the lowest level since 1954.

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