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Laurie and Randy Higginbotham Interview – Underride Round Table

Parents Turn Tragedy Of Losing Son Into Life Saving Mission MEMPHIS, TN – A Memphis couple traveled to Virginia as part of their mission to turn their tragedy into action. In November 2014, 33 year old Michael Higginbotham died when …

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Truck Underride Roundtable

When: Thursday, May 5, 2016 (9:00 AM to 3:00 PM) Where: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Vehicle Research Center in Ruckersville, VA Please join us as researchers, government officials and industry leaders gather to discuss truck underride crashes and how …

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From the Truck Safety Coalition… Best and Worst States for Trucking Industry in 2016 Discounts Safety

A list of the best and worst places in the U.S. to own a trucking company or drive a truck was recently published in the American Journal of Transportation. The list is based on the responses of nearly 4,000 individuals …

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TSC Update: Truck Safety Action in Illinois

The people of Will County, Illinois are fighting to make truck safety a priority in their community. Heavy truck traffic resulting from unplanned, overdeveloped intermodal facilities in the area has overrun their community, creating an unsafe roads. Since 2014, Will …

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Good year for truck-safety laws – Daphne Izer Lewiston Sun LTE

As this year comes to end, I look forward to the future wherein roads and bridges are safer than they would have been, if not for the dedication and hard work of the Truck Safety Coalition’s (which PATT is a …

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Daphne Izer Letter to the Editor in Bangor Daily News

Truck safety distortions Mark Rosenker distorted the facts about the safety of double 33s in a Dec. 8 BDN letter to the editor. The former National Transportation Safety Board chairman is now an adviser to the Coalition for Efficient and …

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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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Joint Op-Ed: Allowing Longer Tractor Trailers Will Have Serious Consequences

BY DAPHNE IZER, JANE MATHIS, DAWN KING AND TAMI FRIEDRICH TRAKH Every day families from Michigan, Florida, Maine and California, as well as millions of other Americans drive on our nation’s roads to go to work, vacation, run errands, and …

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