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Announcement: John Lannen appointed to MCSAC Vice-Chair

This week, it was announced during the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) that John Lannen, Executive Director, Truck Safety Coalition, has been appointed to serve as Vice-Chair of MCSAC after serving as a …

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Survey Results Show Strong Public Opposition to Increasing Truck Drivers’ Working and Driving Hours

Highway safety groups released survey results conducted by Lake Research Partners showing overwhelming public opposition, 80 percent, to Congress raising the number of hours a semi-truck driver is allowed to work in a week. You can see the full results …

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Press Release: New Survey Shows Strong Public Opposition to Longer Truck Driver Working Hours

New Survey Shows Strong Public Opposition to Longer Truck Driver Working Hours CONTACT: Beth Weaver, 301-814-4088, beth_weaver@verizon.net Washington, D.C. (October 16, 2014) – Highway safety groups today released the results of a survey conducted by Lake Research Partners demonstrating overwhelming …

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Industry Makes Improvements While Rule for Better Underride Languishes

INDUSTRY MAKES IMPROVEMENTS WHILE RULE FOR BETTER UNDERRIDE LANGUISHES  IIHS Report Shows Trailer Manufacturer Improved Rear Underride Guard Design WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 9, 2014) – Today, the  Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)  released a new report showing improvements in …

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The New York Times on Issuing a Long Overdue Rule for Entry Level Truck Driver Training

On October 4, 2014, The New York Times published an editorial in support of ending the delays in issuing the long overdue “common-sense training standards for truck drivers.” The editorial cites the large number of deaths that involve large trucks, …

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Truck Safety Advocates in the News

Two of our volunteers are now featured in two recent articles published by Bloomberg News. In these articles, Marianne Karth and Ed Slattery, speak out about their personal experiences on living after a tragedy. After Marianne lost two of her …

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