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Change is Hard: Dawn King’s Comments on the Underride Roundtable

by Dawn King, President of the Truck Safety Coalition Crash dummy survives! I’d never been a witness to a test crash before. I suppose not many people have. It’s kind of a surreal experience, especially for a person that’s had …

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STATEMENT OF JOHN LANNEN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE TRUCK SAFETY COALITION ON RELEASE OF OMNIBUS SPENDING BILL

STATEMENT OF JOHN LANNEN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE TRUCK SAFETY COALITION ON RELEASE OF OMNIBUS SPENDING BILL ARLINGTON, VA (December 16, 2015) – The United States Congress today released an omnibus spending bill that includes the Transportation, Housing, and Urban …

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After Decades of Advocacy Truck Safety Coalition Welcomes FMCSA Release of Final Rule Requiring Electronic Logging Devices in Large Trucks

After Decades of Advocacy Truck Safety Coalition Welcomes FMCSA Release of Final Rule Requiring Electronic Logging Devices in Large Trucks Arlington, VA (December 10, 2015): The Truck Safety Coalition today welcomed the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) release of …

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STATEMENT OF JOHN LANNEN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE TRUCK SAFETY COALITION, ON RELEASE OF FAST ACT CONFERENCE REPORT

STATEMENT OF JOHN LANNEN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE TRUCK SAFETY COALITION ON RELEASE OF FAST ACT CONFERENCE REPORT ARLINGTON, VA (December 1, 2015) –The Senate and House Conferees today released a conference report for the surface transportation reauthorization bill, H.R. …

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JOINT STATEMENT ON RELEASE OF NEW STUDY, “UNCLOGGING AMERICA’S ARTERIES 2015”

JOINT STATEMENT ON RELEASE OF NEW STUDY, “UNCLOGGING AMERICA’S ARTERIES 2015” DAWN KING, PRESIDENT OF TRUCK SAFETY COALTION, BOARD MEMBER OF CITIZIENS FOR RELIABLE AND SAFE HIGHWAYS (CRASH) JANE MATHIS, VICE PRESIDENT OF TRUCK SAFETY COALTION BOARD MEMBER OF PARENTS …

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Statement of John Lannen on Passage of Wicker-Feinstein Amendment to Conduct Safety Study of Double 33s

STATEMENT OF JOHN LANNEN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE TRUCK SAFETY COALITION Senate Votes in Favor of Wicker-Feinstein Motion To Conduct Safety Study of Double 33-Foot Trailers by Voice Vote ARLINGTON, VA (November 19, 2015) – Yesterday, sound judgement prevailed and …

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Statement of John Lannen on Passage of Wicker Motion to Instruct Conferees on Safety Study of Double 33s

STATEMENT OF JOHN LANNEN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE TRUCK SAFETY COALITION Senate Votes in Favor of Wicker Motion to Instruct Conferees To Study Safety Effects of Double 33 Foot Trailers by Margin of 56-31 ARLINGTON, VA (November 10, 2015) – …

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Release: House Passes DRIVE Act (H.R. 22)

For Immediate Release: November 5, 2015 Contact: Beth Weaver | 301.814.4088 | beth_weaver@verizon.net House Passes DRIVE Act (H.R. 22) Truck Weight Increase Amendment is Defeated More Anti-Safety Provisions Must Be Removed as Bill Heads to Conference Washington, D.C. (November 5, …

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Victory for Truck Safety: Statement of John Lannen on Failure of Ribble Amendment

Contact: Beth Weaver | 301.814.4088, beth_weaver@verizon.net STATEMENT OF JOHN LANNEN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE TRUCK SAFETY COALITION House of Representatives Votes to Reject Truck Weight Increase on our Nation’s Highways by a Margin of 236 to 187 During Consideration of …

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Truck Crash Survivor and Highway Safety Advocate Urges Rep. Rick Nolan (D-MN) to Give the Ax to Minnesota Overweight Log Trucks Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            Contact: Nancy Meuleners at nmeuleners@gmail.com October 23, 2015 Truck Crash Survivor and Highway Safety Advocate Urges Rep. Rick Nolan (D-MN) to Give the Ax to Minnesota Overweight Log Trucks Amendment House Committee Transportation Bill Already Rife With …

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