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Press Release: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Advances Numerous Anti-Truck Safety Provisions in Transportation Spending Bill

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Advances Numerous Anti-Truck Safety Provisions in Transportation Spending Bill Broad Coalition Says NO to Putting Corporate Profit before Public Safety; Crash Victims, Law Enforcement, Labor, and Safety Groups Urge Senators to Reject “Wish List” of Trucking Industry …

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Media Advisory: News Conference to Stop Assault on Truck Safety

MEDIA ADVISORY Truck crash victims, law enforcement, safety advocates to join Senator Blumenthal (D-CT) as Senate is poised to consider dangerous special interest riders including “Double 33 Trailers” and “Tired Truckers” provisions passed by House in FY 2016 transportation spending …

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Truck driver charged in crash that injured at least 14 on I-55

Truck driver charged in crash that injured at least 14 on I-55 By Deanese Williams-Harris and Sara Freishtat A Tennessee man has been charged in connection with a Friday morning crash that sent at least five people to the hospital and …

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Op-Ed: Congress Should Halt Erosions to Truck Safety by Roy Crawford

The Courier-Journal June 11, 2015 Congress should halt erosions to truck safety By Roy Crawford After a horrendous truck crash that results in deaths, injuries, and destruction, messages of sympathy and condolences from politicians are often scattered around like leftover …

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U.S. DOT Issues Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Study Technical Reports: Profound Data Limitations Necessitate No Changes to Current Laws

U.S. DOT Issues Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Study Technical Reports: Profound Data Limitations Necessitate No Changes to Current Laws As Deaths and Injuries from Truck Crashes Have Been Increasing Over the Last 5 Years, Groups Urge Congress to Take …

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TSC Statement on Cartwright Amendment

June 4, 2015 Today, 247 Members of the House of Representatives turned their backs on hundreds of thousands who are seriously injured or killed in crashes every year. The defeat of Rep. Matt Cartwright’s (D-PA) amendment to ensure rulemaking to review …

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