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J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. Orders 4,000 Trailers with New Rear Impact Guard Design

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., (NASDAQ:JBHT) one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America, announced today that it recently ordered 4,000 Wabash National DuraPlate® dry van trailers that include the new RIG-16 Rear Underride Guard System. This new …

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Industry Makes Improvements While Rule for Better Underride Languishes

INDUSTRY MAKES IMPROVEMENTS WHILE RULE FOR BETTER UNDERRIDE LANGUISHES  IIHS Report Shows Trailer Manufacturer Improved Rear Underride Guard Design WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 9, 2014) – Today, the  Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)  released a new report showing improvements in …

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Truck Safety Advocates Step Closer to Goal of Advancing Underride Protection

Contact: Beth Weaver 301.814.4088,/beth_weaver@verizon.net TRUCK SAFETY ADVOCATES STEP CLOSER TO GOAL OF ADVANCING UNDERRIDE PROTECTION  NHTSA Issues a Grant of Petition for Rulemaking to Improve the Safety of Rear Impact Guards on Trailers and Single-Unit Trucks – Evaluation of Side …

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The Truck Safety Coalition and Volunteers Remember Former Congressman Oberstar

THE TRUCK SAFETY COALITION AND OUR VOLUNTEERS RESPOND TO THE PASSING OF FORMER CONGRESSMAN JAMES L. OBERSTAR Arlington, VA (May 5, 2014): On behalf of the Truck Safety Coalition (TSC), Parents Against Tired Truckers (PATT), Citizens for Reliable and Safe …

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Duluth News Tribune Reader’s View – “Cravaack, Klobuchar wrong on truck weight restrictions”

Published October 06, 2012, 12:00 AM Reader’s view: Cravaack, Klobuchar wrong on truck weight restrictions Nearly 23 years ago, I barely survived a truck crash that left me permanently disfigured. As a result, I became an advocate for truck safety, …

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