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Appeals Court Again Rejects Hours of Service Rule

Appeals Court Again Rejects Hours of Service Rule July 24, 2007 A federal appeals court today struck down for the second time a Bush administration regulation that increased the number of hours that truck drivers are permitted to drive without …

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NHTSA Study Confirms Value Of Reflective Tape On Trucks

New NHTSA Study Confirms Reflective Tape On Big Trucks Reduces Crashes, FatalitiesApril 30, 2000 (OA) WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire/ – A new study by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirms that the reflective tape …

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Victory for truck crash victims

A Tenacious Volunteer Achieves Legislative Victory in North Carolina Jennifer Tierney has helped to achieve numerous advances in truck safety through her involvement with CRASH and the Truck Safety Coalition, and this year she added to her list of accomplishments.  …

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30 percent of tractor-trailers, dump trucks overweight

In ‘cat-and-mouse game’ with truckers, FDOT has dull claws; As many as 30 percent of tractor-trailers, dump trucks overweightBy: Fred Hiers / Star-Banner (Ocala, Florida); Monday, October 22, 2007 OCALA – Carlos Reinoso sat with the door of his dump …

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Some Truck Drivers Rigged For Danger

Reported by: David Rose / Web produced by: Neil Relyea / Photographed by: 9NewsFirst posted: 2/8/2006 11:15:04 PM There are some drivers that have no business being on the road. But what 9News uncovered is that “business” is exactly what …

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Trucks, tired drivers can be deadly mix

By LISE FISHER – Sun staff writer / February 19. 2006 6:01AM A truck driver carrying a gym bag heads for the showers at the Pilot Travel Center in Ocala Thursday evening. Richard Darley has been driving rigs since 1970 …

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Hours Of Service Regulations: (FAQ’s)

1. Do trucks pose a significant safety problem? Yes. More than 5,000 people have been killed annually in truck-related crashes for the past several years. Large trucks are severely over represented in annual crash figures. Although they are only 3 …

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