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2014 Was A Banner Year For Food Spills On Highways

Posted in Food Spin: Early this morning, a cargo truck overturned on a Detroit highway, scattering boxes of frozen chicken wings across the asphalt, capping off what has been a remarkable year for highway-spill enthusiasts. Let us now stroll down …

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Read Our Letter to Members of Congress Urging them to Vote NO on the Omnibus Appropriations Bill

December 10, 2014 Dear Member of Congress, On behalf of the Truck Safety Coalition (TSC), Parents Against Tired Truckers (PATT), Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways (CRASH), the thousands of families who have lost loved ones, and the tens of …

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Maryland Truck Crash Victims’ Families Urge Chairwoman Mikulski to Remove Language from Omnibus Provisions to Increase Truck Driver Work Hours

MARYLAND TRUCK CRASH VICTIMS’ FAMILIES URGE CHAIRWOMAN MIKULSKI TO REMOVE LANGUAGE FROM OMNIBUS PROVISIONS TO INCREASE TRUCK DRIVER WORK HOURS Eliminating Truck Drivers’ Weekend Off Will Result in Death, Devastation, and Danger on our Roads WASHINGTON, DC (December 10, 2014) …

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Statements of Joan Claybrook and Daphne Izer On the Collins Rider Rolling Back Rules Limiting Hours of Service for Truck Drivers

Statement of Joan Claybrook, Chair of Citizens for Reliable and Safety Highways On the Collins Rider Rolling Back Rules Limiting Hours of Service for Truck Drivers December 9, 2014 While the final gavel has not fallen on the omnibus federal …

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Read Maryland Truck Crash Victims’ Families Letter to Chairwoman Mikulski

December 9, 2014 Dear Chairwoman Mikulski: Thank you again for meeting with us before the mark-up of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) FY 2015 Appropriations bill, S. 2438, on June 5, 2014, to discuss our serious concerns about …

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Senators Blumenthal and Booker Urge Leader Reid to Prevent Longer Hours for Truck Drivers

For Immediate Release: December 8, 2014 Contact: Josh Zembik (Blumenthal) – 202-224-6452 Josh_Zembik@blumenthal.senate.gov Monique Waters (Booker) – 202-224-8150 Monique_Waters@booker.senate.gov BLUMENTHAL, BOOKER URGE MAJORITY LEADER REID TO REMOVE FROM OMNIBUS PROVISIONS THAT ROLL BACK REGULATIONS GOVERNING TRUCK SAFETY (Washington, D.C.) – …

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Truck Crash Victims and Labor and Safety Groups Urge Congress to Put Public Safety Before Industry Profit

Eliminating Truck Drivers’ Weekend Off Will Result in Death, Devastation and Danger on our Roads  WASHINGTON, DC (Monday, December 8, 2014) – Today, families of truck crash victims and labor and safety groups joined U.S. Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) on …

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Read Joan Claybrook’s Statement in Response to the American Trucking Associations (ATA)

Statement of Joan Claybrook, Chair and Former Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves is trying to bamboozle the American public into thinking that big rigs driven by overtired and overworked truck …

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