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Statement on Announcement of Notice of Proposed Speed Limiter Rule

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Requiring Setting of Speed Limiters in Large Trucks to be Released; TSC Encourages Agency to Apply Regulation to All Large Trucks Arlington, VA (August 18, 2016): The Truck Safety Coalition, a partnership between Citizens for Reliable and …

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Automatic Emergency Braking – Prime Time for Regulation

Written by Jacqueline Gillan, president of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety. This is one in a series of periodic guest columns by industry thought leaders. Truck crashes are a serious public health and safety problem. Each year on average, 4,000 people are …

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Healthcare Costs to Employees, Industry Benefits Focus of Final FMCSA/FRA Listening Session

The final public listening session in Los Angeles, Calif, on the proposed guidelines for obstructive sleep apnea focused on the benefits for the commercial transportation industry as well as the impact on employee healthcare costs. By Cassandra Perez The Federal …

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THUD Bill with Tired Trucker Provision Passes House Committee

For Immediate Release: May 24, 2016 Contact:  Beth Weaver 301-814-4088, beth_weaver@verizon.net THUD Bill with Tired Trucker Provision Passes House Committee The House Committee on Appropriations today passed the Fiscal Year 2017 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations bill, which …

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Letter to the editor: Sen. Collins puts trucking industry profits before public safety

The May 11 column “Maine Voices: Common-sense restrictions on truck drivers’ hours must be preserved” makes inaccurate statements about anti-truck safety provisions championed by Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine. There are about 500 truck crashes annually in Maine. Many crashes result …

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Op-Ed: Truckers’ hours are long enough

Monroe County residents have witnessed some spectacularly devastating truck accidents over the years. They should beware measures under consideration in Congress this week that would raise truckers’ allowable working and driving hours, risking even more crashes that would imperil drivers …

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Congress Is Using Zika To Weaken Truck Safety

WASHINGTON — Truck driver Dana Logan tried on Wednesday to recount a crash that decapitated two fathers and two children, hoping to convince Congress to stop weakening rules that require truckers to get rest. She couldn’t do it. A dozen years …

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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

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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