Sen. Dick Durbin has asked the DOT to audit FMCSA's investigative practices, following the January crash that left an Illinois tollway worker dead and a state trooper seriously injured.
The National Transportation Safety Board recommends regulations be put in place to require new trucks to be equipped with systems to boost blind spot awareness and side and rear underride guards and to require that ...
The recommendation originally was issued Dec. 13, following NTSB’s meeting on a multi-vehicle Missouri accident.
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NTSB’s recommendation would have to be adopted separately by each U.S. state since states have authority over driver behavior.
Board recommended banning the use of mobile phones by commercial drivers except in emergencies.
The intent is to gain a more accurate accounting of the distribution of hazardous materials-hauling cargo tanks on the road.
The truck pulling hopper trailers reportedly skidded more than 300 feet before crashing through crossing gates.
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