The number of highway deaths rose in 2012 from 2011 by 1,082 to 33,561. The number of large truck occupant fatalities also rose, seeing an increase for three consecutive years. However, ATA disputes the terminology ...
Data released this month by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration shows that trucks were involved in 3,608 accidents that involved fatalities in 2011.
A bill referred to the House's transportation committee last week would raise the minimum insurance required by trucking companies from $750,000 to $4,422,000.
Officers are stepping up patrols and inspections between and in the area of I-77 milemarker 74 and 78, according to reports.
Readers weigh in on root causes after NHTSA's examination of crash statistics showed a sharp rise in truck occupant crash fatalities (20 percent) between 2010 and 2011.
In a white paper released this week, ATA urges the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to remain committed CSA's goal of reducing crashes.
ATRI released findings from the first part of a three-part effort looking to mitigate costly large truck rollovers.
Drivers with certain records are more susceptible to being involved in a future truck crash than their peers with clean driving records.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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