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Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

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NTSB investigating Nevada truck-train crash

The truck pulling hopper trailers reportedly skidded more than 300 feet before crashing through crossing gates.

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Driver fatigue on safety list

The National Transportation Safety Board has announced its new list of the most critical transportation issues.

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NTSB sets truck safety forum

Hours of service and electronic onboard recorders are among topics listed for the National Transportation Safety Board’s public forum on truck safety.

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Rule proposes more hazmat training, safety

Proposed rule would require additional training for employees and new safety requirements for motor carriers and facilities.

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

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Transportation deaths drop 9.2% in 2009

Highway fatalities, which account for nearly 95 percent of all transportation deaths, decreased from 37,423 in 2008 to 33,808 in 2009.

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Agency calls for truck safety technologies

In fatal crash investigation, the NTSB calls for a fatigue management system, event recorders and collision warning systems.

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Board to discuss Oklahoma fatal crash

2009 highway accident involved a tractor-trailer that plowed into stopped traffic on I-44, killing 10 people.

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Tunnel comments sought

The Federal Highway Administration has proposed a new rule to establish standards for federal tunnel inspections.

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