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The Truck Safety Coalition

a partnership between CRASH and P.A.T.T.

Dedicated to reducing the number of deaths and injuries caused by truck-related crashes, providing compassionate support and educating the public, policy-makers and media.

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One Year after a Family’s Devastating Truck Crash

SEVEN FAMILY MEMBERS KILLED IN A FIERY CRASH AFTER SUV WAS CRUSHED BETWEEN TWO SEMI-TRUCKS IN INDIANA One Year after a Family’s Devastating Truck Crash—A Prosecutor Decides not to Press Charges on the Truck Driver Responsible for their Deaths WASHINGTON, …

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Anne Ferro’s Letter to FMCSA Colleagues

The longest-serving administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Anne Ferro, announced her resignation on Friday, July 25. Here is the full text of the letter to her colleagues announcing her resignation. Dear FMCSA Colleagues, It has been …

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Fourth Annual Liam’s Walk

The 4th Annual Liam’s Walk took place on July 19. The walk was dedicated to the memory of Liam Mahaney who was killed after a 104,000 pound logging truck crashed onto the Mahaney famiy’s lawn, overturned, and spilled its load …

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Press Release: Truck Safety Advocates Respond to News of Truck Crash that Killed New Jersey Police Officer

Contact: Olivia Szwalbnest oszwalbnest@trucksafety.org, 703.294.6404  TRUCK SAFETY ADVOCATES RESPOND TO NEWS OF TRUCK CRASH THAT KILLED NEW JERSEY POLICE OFFICER  Findings Show Truck Did Not Brake Before Slamming Into Police Car Parked on Highway Shoulder – Truck Driver Charged with …

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An Oversized Truck Strike is the Probable Cause for the Washington State I-5 Bridge Collapse

Contact: Beth Weaver 301.814.4088,/beth_weaver@verizon.net The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Released Report – AN OVERSIZED TRUCK STRIKE IS THE PROBABLE CAUSE FOR THE WASHINGTON STATE I-5 BRIDGE COLLAPSE Truck Safety Advocates Respond to Report – Existing Truck Safety Issues Would …

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Truck Safety Advocates Step Closer to Goal of Advancing Underride Protection

Contact: Beth Weaver 301.814.4088,/beth_weaver@verizon.net TRUCK SAFETY ADVOCATES STEP CLOSER TO GOAL OF ADVANCING UNDERRIDE PROTECTION  NHTSA Issues a Grant of Petition for Rulemaking to Improve the Safety of Rear Impact Guards on Trailers and Single-Unit Trucks – Evaluation of Side …

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July Events

Sorrow To Strength Reunion and Lobster Fest July 12, 2014 Lisbon, Maine Contact Daphne Izer for details   Liam’s Walk and Butterfly Release July 19, 2014 Town Park, Jackman, Maine 11:30 a.m. Walk Details: http://trucksafety.org/2014-liams-walk-butterfly-release/ https://www.facebook.com/events/587552491361330/ Online donations: http://www.gofundme.com/6syiow   …

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The Safety Community and Teamsters Respond to NTSB Initial Crash Report on Tracy Morgan Crash

Contact: Beth Weaver 301.814.4088,/beth_weaver@verizon.net THE SAFETY COMMUNITY AND TEAMSTERS RESPOND TO NTSB INITIAL REPORT ON THE TRACY MORGAN CRASH TRUCK DRIVER WAS WITHIN 23 MINUTES of HOURS OF SERVICE LIMIT AT THE TIME OF THE CRASH PERTH AMBOY DESTINATION WOULD …

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A Letter from Safety Groups Urging Senators to Support the Booker Amendment to Stop Tired Trucking

Dear Senator, We are united in writing you to support the Booker Amendment to the Transportation Housing and Urban Development (THUD) FY 2015 Appropriations bill.  This commonsense amendment will prevent an increase in weekly work hours for truck drivers, and …

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Press Conference Call: Senator Booker, Senator Blumenthal, Truck Crash Victims’ Families, Safety Groups, Law Enforcement, Labor Groups, Trucking Companies Unite in Opposition to Attack on Truck Safety

CONTACT: Beth Weaver, 301-814-4088, Beth_weaver@verizon.net PRESS CONFERENCE CALL SENATOR BOOKER, SENATOR BLUMENTHAL, TRUCK CRASH VICTIMS’ FAMILIES, SAFETY GROUPS, LAW ENFORCEMENT, LABOR GROUPS, TRUCKING COMPANIES UNITE IN OPPOSITION TO ATTACK ON TRUCK SAFETY Trucking Allies Pushing Sen. Collins’ Amendment to Take …

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