In: Volunteers

Dawn King’s Testimony Before Senate Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety
February 10, 2020

Click Here to View Dawn King’s Oral Testimony on Youtube. STATEMENT OF DAWN KING, PRESIDENT, TRUCK SAFETY COALITION (TSC) AND BOARD…

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STATEMENT OF THE TRUCK SAFETY COALITION ON RELEASE OF IIHS SIDE UNDERRIDE CRASH TEST RESULTS
May 10, 2017

ARLINGTON, VA (May 10, 2017) – The Truck Safety Coalition’s Underride Initiative, consisting of families of truck underride crash victims and…

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Harlingen woman [Debra Cruz] tries to make difference for truck safety
May 9, 2017

By LISA SEISER Editor | Posted: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 8:56 pm HARLINGEN — Nine years ago, her life changed. An…

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Safety Groups Respond to U.S. DOT IG Rubber Stamping Study on Truck Driver Hours of Service Safety Protections
March 6, 2017

Study Created with Pre-Determined Outcome of Failure WASHINGTON, D.C. –Late last week, the Office of the Inspector General (IG) of the…

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Letter to the editor: Trucks need two safety fixes to prevent highway fatalities
February 6, 2017

I was devastated to hear about the recent truck crash in which a 5-year-old boy and his volunteer driver were killed…

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Senator Booker Speaks Out on Truck Safety
December 8, 2016

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Statement on Selection of Elaine Chao as Secretary of Transportation
November 30, 2016

The Truck Safety Coalition, a partnership of Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways (CRASH) and Parents Against Tired Truckers (PATT), looks…

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Kentucky Op-Ed: More dangerous highways? Give it (and drivers) a rest
November 28, 2016

As Thanksgiving travelers hit the highways for home, consider that the trucking industry is so desperate for drivers that it’s pushing…

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Letter to Secretary Foxx from Rick Watts
October 4, 2016

The Honorable Anthony Foxx Secretary U.S. Department of Transportation 1200 New Jersey Ave., S.E. Washington, D.C. 20590   Dear Secretary Foxx:…

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Karth, Anna Leah and Mary
May 16, 2016

AnnaLeah Karth DOB: May 15, 1995 DOD: May 4, 2013 Mary Lydia Karth DOB: August 6, 1999 DOD: May 8, 2013…

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Change is Hard: Dawn King’s Comments on the Underride Roundtable
May 7, 2016

by Dawn King, President of the Truck Safety Coalition Crash dummy survives! I’d never been a witness to a test crash…

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Underride Roundtable Pictures
May 6, 2016

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Laurie and Randy Higginbotham Interview – Underride Round Table
May 5, 2016

Parents Turn Tragedy Of Losing Son Into Life Saving Mission MEMPHIS, TN – A Memphis couple traveled to Virginia as part…

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Truck Underride Roundtable
April 6, 2016

When: Thursday, May 5, 2016 (9:00 AM to 3:00 PM) Where: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Vehicle Research Center in Ruckersville,…

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From the Truck Safety Coalition… Best and Worst States for Trucking Industry in 2016 Discounts Safety
February 8, 2016

A list of the best and worst places in the U.S. to own a trucking company or drive a truck was…

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TSC Update: Truck Safety Action in Illinois
February 8, 2016

The people of Will County, Illinois are fighting to make truck safety a priority in their community. Heavy truck traffic resulting…

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Good year for truck-safety laws – Daphne Izer Lewiston Sun LTE
December 29, 2015

As this year comes to end, I look forward to the future wherein roads and bridges are safer than they would…

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Daphne Izer Letter to the Editor in Bangor Daily News
December 23, 2015

Truck safety distortions Mark Rosenker distorted the facts about the safety of double 33s in a Dec. 8 BDN letter to…

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STATEMENT OF JOHN LANNEN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE TRUCK SAFETY COALITION ON RELEASE OF OMNIBUS SPENDING BILL
December 16, 2015

STATEMENT OF JOHN LANNEN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE TRUCK SAFETY COALITION ON RELEASE OF OMNIBUS SPENDING BILL ARLINGTON, VA (December 16,…

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After Decades of Advocacy Truck Safety Coalition Welcomes FMCSA Release of Final Rule Requiring Electronic Logging Devices in Large Trucks
December 11, 2015

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

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Joint Op-Ed: Allowing Longer Tractor Trailers Will Have Serious Consequences
December 8, 2015

BY DAPHNE IZER, JANE MATHIS, DAWN KING AND TAMI FRIEDRICH TRAKH Every day families from Michigan, Florida, Maine and California, as…

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Laurie Higginbotham Letter to the Editor: Truck Safety is a Must
December 7, 2015

The notion that Congress should be “praised” for a bipartisan effort to pass a multiyear highway spending bill is questionable. Doing…

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Jackie Novak Letter to the Editor: Poor Compensation
December 3, 2015

On Oct. 24, 2010, in Henderson County, a speeding tractor-trailer crashed into a line of cars stopped on Interstate 26 due…

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Thanksgiving Travels Should Remind DRIVE Act (H.R. 22) Conferees to Promote Safety
November 25, 2015

Thanksgiving Travels Should Remind DRIVE Act (H.R. 22) Conferees to Promote Safety November 24, 2015 Dear Conferee: Thanksgiving is one of…

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JOINT STATEMENT ON RELEASE OF NEW STUDY, “UNCLOGGING AMERICA’S ARTERIES 2015”
November 24, 2015

JOINT STATEMENT ON RELEASE OF NEW STUDY, “UNCLOGGING AMERICA’S ARTERIES 2015” DAWN KING, PRESIDENT OF TRUCK SAFETY COALTION, BOARD MEMBER OF…

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Statement of John Lannen on Passage of Wicker-Feinstein Amendment to Conduct Safety Study of Double 33s
November 19, 2015

STATEMENT OF JOHN LANNEN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE TRUCK SAFETY COALITION Senate Votes in Favor of Wicker-Feinstein Motion To Conduct Safety…

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Letter to Conferees – DRIVE Act (H.R. 22)
November 13, 2015

November 13, 2015 Dear Conferee: As representatives of the nation’s leading consumer, public health, and safety organizations, and families who have…

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DRIVE Act Conference Committee Members
November 11, 2015

Conference Committee for DRIVE Act 2015 (H.R. 22) House Conferees Bill Shuster, Pennsylvania Jimmy Duncan, Tennessee Sam Graves, Missouri Candice Miller,…

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Statement of John Lannen on Passage of Wicker Motion to Instruct Conferees on Safety Study of Double 33s
November 11, 2015

STATEMENT OF JOHN LANNEN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE TRUCK SAFETY COALITION Senate Votes in Favor of Wicker Motion to Instruct Conferees…

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Truck Safety Report Card: Amendments to H.R. 22
November 3, 2015

REPORT CARD – House of Representative Amendments to H.R. 22

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Truck Safety Coalition Letter to ATA President and CEO, Bill Graves
October 28, 2015

ATA Letter – Sorrow to Strength 2015

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FairWarning Article: Big Trucks, Big Bucks
October 28, 2015

Big Trucks, Big Bucks Heavy-Spending Trucking Industry Pushes Congress to Relax Safety Rules By Brian Joseph on October 28, 2015 Big…

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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
October 23, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            Contact: Nancy Meuleners at nmeuleners@gmail.com October 23, 2015 Truck Crash Survivor and Highway Safety Advocate Urges Rep. Rick…

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The Truck Safety Coalition Announces New President, Dawn King, and New Vice President, Jane Mathis
September 17, 2015

Arlington, VA (September 17, 2015) – The Truck Safety Coalition (TSC), a partnership between Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways (CRASH)…

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Linda Wilburn LTE: Transportation bill makes trucking less safe
September 13, 2015

While speaking with chambers of commerce, Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma City, told Oklahomans “… we shouldn’t have to be afraid of…

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Press Release: REP. RIBBLE IGNORES TRUCK SIZE AND WEIGHT STUDY FINDINGS, PLANS TO INTRODUCE DANGEROUS LEGISLATION TO INCREASE TRUCK WEIGHT TO 91,000 LBS
September 11, 2015

Contact: Beth Weaver | 301.814.4088, beth_weaver@verizon.net REP. RIBBLE IGNORES TRUCK SIZE AND WEIGHT STUDY FINDINGS, PLANS TO INTRODUCE DANGEROUS LEGISLATION TO…

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Jennifer Tierney Letter to the Editor: Bill should focus on safety
August 31, 2015

It has been more than 30 years since my father, James Mooney, was killed in a large truck crash. He was…

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Kim Telep Letter to the Editor
August 25, 2015

Federal studies affirm dangers of longer truck trailers | Letter I am writing in response to Mark Rosenker’s July 28 letter,…

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Op-Ed: Federal transportation bill shouldn’t sacrifice public highway safety
August 21, 2015

By Roy Crawford – August 19, 2015 Whenever I read about a fatal large-truck crash, my heart goes out to the…

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Daphne Izer Statement In Response to NTSB Morgan Crash
August 11, 2015

Statement of Daphne Izer, Founder of Parents Against Tired Truckers (PATT) In response to the National Transportation Safety Board’s Hearing on…

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Letter to Senator Reid in Response Carl Pope Letter
August 6, 2015

August 6, 2015 The Honorable Harry Reid Minority Leader United State Senate Washington, D.C. 20510   Dear Senator Reid: Thank you…

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Letter to Senate on Safety Title in DRIVE Act
July 22, 2015

Dear Senator: We are writing to you because of our concerns and objections to the disregard for public safety reflected in…

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New York Times Editorial: A Senate Bill That Makes Roads and Railroads Less Safe
July 21, 2015

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD | JULY 21, 2015 Last month the House passed an appropriations bill that would put bigger trucks…

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U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Single Unit Truck Crash Protection
July 17, 2015

U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Single-Unit Truck Crash Protection

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Op-Ed: Congress Should Halt Erosions to Truck Safety by Roy Crawford
June 12, 2015

The Courier-Journal June 11, 2015 Congress should halt erosions to truck safety By Roy Crawford After a horrendous truck crash that…

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FMCSA Steps Closer to Correcting Insufficient Minimum Insurance Requirements for Motor Carriers
December 2, 2014

FMCSA STEPS CLOSER TO CORRECTING INSUFFICIENT MINIMUM INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR MOTOR CARRIERS Truck Crash Survivors and Families of Truck Crash Victims…

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Fourth Annual Liam’s Walk
July 25, 2014

The 4th Annual Liam’s Walk took place on July 19. The walk was dedicated to the memory of Liam Mahaney who…

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2014 Liam’s Walk and Butterfly Release
May 22, 2014

Truck Safety Coalition volunteer, Christina Mahaney, will hold the fourth annual Liam’s Walk and Butterfly Release on July 19, 2014 in…

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Celebrating Daphne Izer, Champion of Change
May 14, 2014

On May 13, 2014, Daphne Izer, founder of Parents Against Tired Truckers (PATT), was honored by the White House as a…

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Daphne Izer Honored by the White House for her Truck Safety Advocacy
May 12, 2014

PARENTS AGAINST TIRED TRUCKERS (PATT) FOUNDER HAS BEEN NAMED A 2014 TRANSPORTATION CHAMPION OF CHANGE Daphne Izer Honored by the White…

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The Truck Safety Coalition and Volunteers Remember Former Congressman Oberstar
May 7, 2014

THE TRUCK SAFETY COALITION AND OUR VOLUNTEERS RESPOND TO THE PASSING OF FORMER CONGRESSMAN JAMES L. OBERSTAR Arlington, VA (May 5,…

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Karth Family to Deliver Truck Safety Petition To U.S. DOT
April 30, 2014

Contact: Beth Weaver beth_weaver@verizon.net 301.814.4088 NORTH CAROLINA FAMILY MARKS ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF FATAL TRUCK CRASH THAT CLAIMED THE LIVES OF…

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One CRASH Board Member’s thoughts on the Deadly Orland Crash
April 11, 2014

On Thursday evening, a FedEx truck crashed head on into a bus carrying prospective college students. Ten are dead and dozens…

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Pennsylvania Volunteers Visit with US Senators and Congressman
March 28, 2014

On Thursday, March 27, 2014, our Pennsylvania volunteers, Kim Telep (Harrisburg, PA) and Dorothy Wert (Montrose, PA), visited the Pennsylvania offices…

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ADVISORY: PA WIDOWS TO LOBBY U.S. SENATORS AND CONGRESSMEN TO PREVENT TRUCK CRASHES AND IMPROVE SAFETY
March 26, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY PENNSYLVANIA WIDOWS LOBBY U.S. SENATORS & CONGRESSMEN TO PREVENT TRUCK CRASHES & IMPROVE SAFETY Congress Beginning Reauthorization of Surface…

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Truck Safety Coalition Volunteer Chosen to Serve on the Illinois State Freight Advisory Council
March 18, 2014

We are pleased to announce that our Illinois truck safety volunteer, Kate Brown, has been selected to serve on the new…

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DOT Announces NFAC Members
May 30, 2013

The Truck Safety Coalition congratulates Joan Claybrook (Chair of the Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways (CRASH) Board, President Emeritus…

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Liam’s Walk 2012
May 1, 2012

July 20, 2013     Jackman, Maine     11:30 – 3:30     The 3rd annual Liam walk will take…

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In honor of Galo Ulloa
February 25, 2013

Race Description Hollywood Half Marathon, 13.1 miles, April 6, 2013. This is the 2nd annual event for the Hollywood Half Marathon-The…

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TSC Board Members Join Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee
March 1, 2013

The Truck Safety Coalition (TSC) is pleased to announce that Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways (CRASH) Board Members, Tami Friedrich…

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