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Survey indicates four-wheeler drivers drive tired often

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

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Hearing set for truck fuel economy standard

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

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‘Alcolocks’ coming to U.S. Class 8s?

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 years, from EOBRs to governors and more....

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Wyoming enacts texting ban

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

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Traffic death rate drops to record low

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

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Sample texting bill unveiled

The sample state law would authorize law enforcement officers to stop a vehicle and issue a citation to drivers who are texting while driving.

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