Slight progress on crash accountability – and some maddening examples

| February 07, 2013

An eight-person majority on the subcommittee ultimately showed preference for what they called the fault standard over DOT preventability regarding crash accountability.

A tale of two drivers says a lot about fuel use

| February 07, 2013

Industry tests have shown for years that the difference in fuel economy between the best drivers and the worst can be as much as 30 percent due.

CSA’s batting average: MCSAC snapshot

| February 06, 2013

The program has hit one out of the park in getting carriers' attention, but MCSAC CSA Subcommittee members point to more strikeouts than base hits.

‘Sorry, dude. I don’t speak hieroglyphics’

| February 06, 2013

"Don't ever yell at me in a foreign language, cause I've got a shiny new pair of cowboy boots that will definitely send a kneecap for a loop."

CSA subcommittee meeting this week

| February 04, 2013

The MCSAC's CSA subcommittee meets Feb. 5-6 in Alexandria, Va. -- we'll be there covering results and discussion.

Pedestrians in the desert

| February 03, 2013

"I worry over these people, I think about them for days after we see them."

Putting agency heads in trucks makes good sense

| February 01, 2013

It makes sense that if someone is going to regulate the trucking industry, he or she should get real-world experience by spending time riding in a tractor-trailer.

Abolish three-in-one sinks — now!

| February 01, 2013

Wendy sends a message to Congress: "If we're going to start outlawing stuff because it's dangerous, I think we should start with the automatic sensors on every stinking sink between here and Timbuktu."

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