Hours of service and electronic onboard recorders are among topics listed for the National Transportation Safety Board’s public forum on truck safety.
Highway fatalities, which account for nearly 95 percent of all transportation deaths, decreased from 37,423 in 2008 to 33,808 in 2009.
In fatal crash investigation, the NTSB calls for a fatigue management system, event recorders and collision warning systems.
Eleven people died after a truck crossed the median and struck a van in the Kentucky accident.
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