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Harlingen woman [Debra Cruz] tries to make difference for truck safety

By LISA SEISER Editor | Posted: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 8:56 pm HARLINGEN — Nine years ago, her life changed. An accident with an 18-wheeler while on her way home left Debra Cruz permanently disabled. At that time, nobody thought …

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Sorrow to Strength 2017 Press Page

Press Release: Sorrow to Strength Press Release Videos: Sorrow to Strength Press Conference (May 2, 2017) Jackie Gillan, President, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety Natalie Sanders (Lexington, SC) Steve Owings (Atlanta, GA) Laurie Higginbotham (Memphis, TN) Monica and Peter …

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Brownsville Herald: Crash survivor to speak with U.S. leaders

HARLINGEN — Debra Cruz spends most of her life in her small Harlingen home off Roosevelt Avenue. She wears sunglasses in her living room to protect her deteriorating eyes and has short-term memory loss. She takes several prescription medications every …

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Sorrow to Strength 2017

April 29 – May 3, 2017 Washington, DC Hotel: Lorien Hotel and Spa in Old Town, Alexandria, VA Link to Hotel: http://www.lorienhotelandspa.com/ TSC Sorrow to Strength 2017 – Welcome TSC Sorrow to Strength 2017 – About Sorrow to Strength TSC Sorrow …

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Eno Transportation Weekly Guest Op-Ed: Don’t Let Safety Take a Back Seat to Special Interests

Deadly truck crashes happen every day on our roads and highways across the nation. Unfortunately, this major public health and safety problem is worsening. Since 2009, the number of truck crashes has shot up by 45 percent — resulting in …

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Statement of Joan Claybrook, Lisa Shrum and Larry Liberatore in Response to Today’s Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security Hearing on “Keeping Goods Moving: Continuing to Enhance Multimodal Freight Policy and Infrastructure” 

Statement of Joan Claybrook, Lisa Shrum and Larry Liberatore in Response to Today’s Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security Hearing on “Keeping Goods Moving: Continuing to Enhance Multimodal Freight Policy …

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POLITICO PRO: BIPARTISAN OPPOSITION TO TWIN 33s SURFACES AT HEARING

By Tanya Snyder – Politico Pro 03/14/2017 05:16 PM EDT Bipartisan concern emerged today at a Senate hearing about a proposal to allow trucks carrying twin 33-foot trailers on highways. “A federal mandate would preempt laws of states that do …

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Safety Groups Respond to U.S. DOT IG Rubber Stamping Study on Truck Driver Hours of Service Safety Protections

Study Created with Pre-Determined Outcome of Failure WASHINGTON, D.C. –Late last week, the Office of the Inspector General (IG) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) sent a letter to Congress regarding a study of safety reforms to the …

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