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Underride Roundtable 2015

The Truck Safety Coalition co-hosted the first ever Underride Roundtable at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safetys testing facility in Ruckersville, VA. The conference brought together researchers, safety advocates, government officials, and industry leaders to discuss truck underride crashes, examine …

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Underride Roundtable Articles

WLMT TV (Memphis) http://www.localmemphis.com/news/local-news/parents-turn-tragedy-of-losing-son-into-life-saving-mission WVIR TV (Charlottesville, VA) http://www.nbc29.com/story/31903456/iihs-unveils-new-safety-improvements-for-tractor-trailers The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, VA) http://pilotonline.com/news/media/videos/safety-group-tests-rear-crash-bar-on-trucks/youtube_4f226daa-f4c2-59bc-8f7e-c720d4fe360e.html Truckinginfo.com htp://www.truckinginfo.com/news/story/2016/05/truck-safety-coalition-honors-industry-leaders-for-safety-commitment.aspx Trucks.com https://www.trucks.com/2016/05/06/traffic-experts-debate-how-to-prevent-deadly-truck-crashes/ Business Wire http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160505006752/en/Greer-Woodruff-J.B.-Hunt-Transport-Services-Recognized Gobytrucknews.com http://www.gobytrucknews.com/tsc-recognizes-safety-leaders/123 Automotive World http://www.automotiveworld.com/news-releases/truck-underride-roundtable-addresses-problem-deadly-crashes/ Rocky Mount Telegram (NC) http://www.rockymounttelegram.com/News/2016/05/13/Underride-roundtable-generates-awareness.html

Karth, Anna Leah and Mary

AnnaLeah Karth DOB: May 15, 1995 DOD: May 4, 2013 Mary Lydia Karth DOB: August 6, 1999 DOD: May 8, 2013 Link to AnnaLeah and Mary for Truck Safety: http://annaleahmary.com/about/

A Davis Man Died on I-80 Truck Wreck in Contra Costa County, CA

On April 21, 2016, at approximately 3:22 a.m., when Angela Valenzuela, 25 had to stop on I-80 freeway due to an earlier accident. As he is waiting for the flow of traffic to resume, Mr.  Valenzuela was struck from behind …

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Truck Safety Coalition Honors Industry Leaders for Safety Commitment

The Truck Safety Coalition has honored three trucking industry leaders for commitment and dedication to fleet safety. TSC, often seen as an “anti-truck” group, presented the Distinguished Safety Leadership Award to Greer Woodruff, senior vice president of safety, security and …

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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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Traffic Experts Debate How to Prevent Deadly Truck Underride Crashes

By James R. Healy | May 6, 2016 Big trucks need improved underride guards, trucking industry executives, government officials and safety activists agree, but opinions diverge sharply on the design and cost of the safety measures. That’s what emerged from …

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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 SAFETY COALITION RECOGNIZES INDUSTRY LEADERS FOR COMMITMENT TO SAFETY

Arlington, VA (May 5, 2016) – At a time when truck crashes are increasing nationwide and truck safety rules are under attack by special interests in Congress, the Truck Safety Coalition (TSC) recognizes three individuals who stand out for their …

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