Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

Vehicles expected to gather and share more data

| June 22, 2013

"Connected vehicle” technology means any vehicle picking up information and sharing it with vehicles around it.

FMCSA study: Speed limiters improve safety

| May 01, 2012

FOR THE RECORD -- New research by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration confirms the safety benefits of using technology to electronically govern and limit the top speed of commercial trucks.

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Overdrive Staff | July 01, 2011

Owner-operator pay to rise, researcher trashes hour studies, Shell selects SuperRigs trucks, groups push for safer trucks and many more industry news items are featured.

For the Record

Truckers News Staff | February 01, 2011

Most carriers are unranked under CSA, speeding tops safety violations, the Rush Tech Skills Rodeo and more industry news items are featured.

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Overdrive Staff | January 04, 2011

CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.

FMCSA seeks handheld cell phone ban

Jeff Crissey | December 17, 2010

Rule would prohibit interstate commercial trucker from reaching for, dialing or holding handheld cell phone while operating a commercial motor vehicle.

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