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NTSB’s 2016 Most Wanted List Released

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its annual Top 10 Most Wanted List (attached), which represents the agency’s advocacy priorities. TSC agrees with the NTSB on these much-need safety changes, six of which relate to trucking. We have seen …

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Truck driver destroys historic bridge by driving her 30-ton trailer across it – because she got her math wrong and didn’t know she was FIVE TIMES over the weight limit

By Dailymail.com | Published: 01:55 EST, 29 December 2015 | Updated: 19:03 EST, 29 December 2015 Highlights: Mary Lambright, 23, made the 1880 historic bridge collapse on Christmas Day in Paoli, Indiana Iron bridge had a weight limit of six tons …

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Rulemaking to Improve Rear Impact Guards and Protections

This NPRM proposes to upgrade Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 223, “Rear impact guards,” and FMVSS No. 224, “Rear impact protection,” which together address rear underride protection in crashes into trailers and semitrailers. NHTSA is proposing to adopt …

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After cycling deaths, a plea for truck safety guards

Some of Dustin Weigl’s fondest memories of his older brother, Christopher, include their long-winded arguments about which to spread first, peanut butter or jelly, on a sandwich. But that banter between brothers ended in 2012, when Christopher, a 23-year-old Boston …

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