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Another voice for FMCSA audit: Senator wants review of agency’s investigative practices

| April 10, 2014

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.

NTSB pushing for blind spot systems, trailer guards, better data collection

| April 07, 2014

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 ...

NTSB repeats driver cell phone ban recommendation

Jill Dunn | February 10, 2012

The recommendation originally was issued Dec. 13, following NTSB’s meeting on a multi-vehicle Missouri accident.

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Overdrive Staff | February 01, 2012

Three compete for Owner-Operator of the Year, cross-border program lawsuits advance, turnpike rates rise, Baltimore bridge tolls rising and many more industry news items are featured.

Safety board urges total cell phone use ban by all drivers

| December 14, 2011

NTSB’s recommendation would have to be adopted separately by each U.S. state since states have authority over driver behavior.

NTSB urges ban on cell phone use

Jill Dunn | September 14, 2011

Board recommended banning the use of mobile phones by commercial drivers except in emergencies.

NTSB recommends hazmat tracking changes

| September 02, 2011

The intent is to gain a more accurate accounting of the distribution of hazardous materials-hauling cargo tanks on the road.

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.

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