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PRESS RELEASE: TRUCK CRASH FATALITIES INCREASE AGAIN IN 2011

TRUCK CRASH FATALITIES INCREASE AGAIN IN 2011 DESPITE OVERALL DECREASE IN TRAFFIC FATALITIES Second Consecutive Year of DangerousTrend   Arlington, VA (December 10, 2012): The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) revealed today that truck crash fatalities increased in 2011, while …

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Second Year Increase in Overall Out-of-Service Rate for Brakes of Trucks

Brake Safety Week Finds Substantial Compliance Despite Increase in Overall Out-of-Service Rate for Brakes of Trucks and Buses for Second Year in Row During Brake Safety Week, September 9-15, 2102, federal, state, provincial and local safety inspectors across North America …

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Duluth News Tribune Reader’s View – “Cravaack, Klobuchar wrong on truck weight restrictions”

Published October 06, 2012, 12:00 AM Reader’s view: Cravaack, Klobuchar wrong on truck weight restrictions Nearly 23 years ago, I barely survived a truck crash that left me permanently disfigured. As a result, I became an advocate for truck safety, …

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Dawn Kings Journey 2011

The Long View and VICTORY! February, 2011 – People Ask Me Why? When some people hear that I work on truck safety issues they ask me why. I have several reasons, most of which you’ve heard here before. I talk …

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Dawn Kings Journey 2009

Speaking at the Press Conference and Gaining Momentum Going to DC I’m in the midst of preparations to attend a Sorrow to Strength conference in Washington DC. The conference, the first weekend in May, is put on by The Truck …

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Dawn Kings Journey 2007

My Second, and most difficult, Sorrow to Strength Conference Almost Conference Time…. I’m just back from New York; there are five days in this school week and Friday is a midterm so I’m concentrating on that. Other homework and readings …

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Dawn Kings Journey 2005

Sorrow to Strength Our First Chapter When Dad was killed by a tired trucker in 2004 we didn’t know what to do first. We knew we needed help but we didn’t know where to turn. In desperation a family member …

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Press Release: Loggers and Truckers Protesting in Minnesota Mislead the Public

Loggers and Truckers Protesting in Minnesota Mislead the Public Maine and Vermont Overweight Truck Pilot Programs Confirm Bigger and Heavier Trucks Are More Deadly, Destructive and Costly To read the press release, click here.

FMCSA’s CSA Program, Separating Fiction from the Facts

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) Program: Separating CSA Fiction from the Facts – to read more, click here.