In: Technologies

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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Congressional Staff Briefing on Truck Safety Technologies – Automatic Emergency Braking and Heavy Vehicle Speed Limiters
November 21, 2019

In case you were unable to join us for Congressional staff briefings on truck safety technologies that we hosted on September…

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Statement of the Truck Safety Coalition on Release of 2018 Truck Crash Fatalities
October 22, 2019

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) release of the 2018 Fatality Analysis Reporting System data shows that crashes involving at…

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Automatic Emergency Braking Advocacy
August 7, 2019

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Speed Limiter Advocacy
August 7, 2019

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Release: Senators Isakson, Coons Introduce Heavy Vehicle Speed Limiter Bill
June 27, 2019

Isakson, Coons Introduce Bipartisan Truck Safety Legislation Legislation would codify lifesaving rule that has languished 10 years WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators…

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National Work Zone Awareness Week: Truck Safety Coalition (TSC) Remembers Those Killed in Work Zone Crashes Involving a Large Truck; Families Call for Action to Support Automatic Emergency Braking in All Large Trucks and Oppose Teenage Truckers Operating Across State Lines
April 12, 2019

Arlington, VA – This National Work Zone Awareness Week, our volunteers remember their loved ones who were killed in fatal work…

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Statement of the Truck Safety Coalition on S. 569 and H.R. 1374
February 28, 2019

The Truck Safety Coalition strongly opposes S.569/H.R.1374, companion bills that would direct Secretary Chao to promulgate a regulation that would permit…

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Statement of the Truck Safety Coalition, Road Safe America, and the John Lindsay Foundation on the National Transportation Safety Board’s Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements
February 6, 2019

The Truck Safety Coalition, Road Safe America, and the John Lindsay Foundation are pleased that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)…

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Group Letter to Congress on Automatic Emergency Braking and Speed Limiters
January 29, 2019

January 29, 2019 Dear Representative: Imagine if there were solutions that could help save hundreds of lives and prevent thousands of…

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National Survey Shows Strong Support for Mandating Speed Limiters and Automatic Emergency Braking on All Large Trucks
October 25, 2018

CONTACT: Beth Weaver, 301-814-4088 beth_weaver@verizon.net Arlington, VA (October 25, 2018): The Truck Safety Coalition, which is a partnership between Citizens for…

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Portland Press Herald: Teenagers too young to be trusted behind the wheel of a big truck
July 28, 2018

Once again, members of Congress are attempting to let teenagers operate large trucks across state lines. There are clear and compelling…

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Statement of TSC Opposing Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act of 2018
June 15, 2018

The Truck Safety Coalition (TSC) remains strongly opposed to efforts that will weaken the Hours of Service and Electronic Logging Device…

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STATEMENT OF JENNIFER TIERNEY ON “FAST ACT IMPLEMENTATION: MOTOR CARRIER PROVISIONS” BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE SUBCOMMITTEE ON HIGHWAYS AND TRANSIT
May 22, 2018

Introduction Good morning Chairman Graves, Ranking Member Norton and Members of the Subcommittee. My name is Jennifer Tierney and I am…

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Wall Street Journal: Longer, Heavier Trucks Are a Serious Hazard
February 13, 2018

My own experience informs my serious concerns with making trucks even longer. The public should urge their lawmakers to oppose efforts…

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TSC Comments on Regulatory Review
December 29, 2017

These comments are filed jointly by the Truck Safety Coalition (TSC), Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways (CRASH), Parents Against Tired…

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Letter to House T&I Committee Regarding Hearing on “Emerging Technologies in the Trucking Industry”
December 12, 2017

December 11, 2017 The Honorable Sam Graves, Chairman The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton, Ranking Member Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee…

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Statement of the Truck Safety Coalition on 2016 Increase in Truck Crash Fatalities
October 10, 2017

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) release of the 2016 Motor Vehicle Crashes: Overview revealed that in 2016, there were…

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STATEMENT OF THE TRUCK SAFETY COALITION ON SENATE COMMERCE HEARING ON AUTONOMOUS TRUCKS
September 14, 2017

ARLINGTON, VA (September 13, 2017) – The Truck Safety Coalition (TSC) thanks Members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science,…

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Truck Safety Coalition Opposes Any Attempt to Delay Implementation of Final Rule Requiring Electronic Logging Devices in Large Trucks
July 30, 2017

On behalf of truck crash survivors and families who lost loved ones in truck crashes, the Truck Safety Coalition supports the…

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Statement of the Truck Safety Coalition for the Record – Hearing on: FAST Act Implementation: Improving the Safety of the Nation’s Roads
July 18, 2017

Hearing on: FAST Act Implementation: Improving the Safety of the Nation’s Roads Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee on Transportation and…

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Speed Limiters
May 30, 2017

The Truck Safety Coalition (TSC) supports S.2033, The Cullum Owings Large Truck Safe Operating Speed Act of 2019. This bill would require all…

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Electronic Stability Control
May 30, 2017

Federal Mandate in Effect on December 2017 Prevent 40-56 Percent of Rollovers Prevent 1,800-2,300 Crashes Annually Prevent 649-858 Injuries Each Year…

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Automatic Emergency Braking
May 23, 2017

Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) technology is a proven highway safety technology that could and will save countless lives and prevent injuries. …

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Malarczyk Family Video
May 9, 2017

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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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Jennifer Tierney: Congress must stop ignoring truck safety
February 20, 2017

For more than 30 years, I have been advocating to make trucking safer, since my father, James Mooney, was killed in…

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Debra Cruz Letter to the Editor – The Monitor
February 17, 2017

After I survived a truck crash on Aug. 8, 2008, one of my goals became to reduce the number of deaths…

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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 Schumer Speaks Out in Support of Heavy Vehicle Speed Limiters
October 6, 2016

Long Island Expressway (LIE) Speed Limit Is 55MPH But Any Long Islander Can Tell You That Big Rigs, Even Large Buses,…

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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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Maine Voices: Sen. Collins needs to change her position on trucking safety rules
September 7, 2016

As summer winds down, it is time to reflect on the safety of our roads and the hundreds of loved ones…

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Statement on Announcement of Notice of Proposed Speed Limiter Rule
August 18, 2016

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Requiring Setting of Speed Limiters in Large Trucks to be Released; TSC Encourages Agency to Apply Regulation to…

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Automatic Emergency Braking – Prime Time for Regulation
June 24, 2016

Written by Jacqueline Gillan, president of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety. This is one in a series of periodic guest columns…

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Recent FedEx Crashes
June 10, 2016

We wanted to bring to your attention several disturbing crashes that have occurred recently. There are several contributing factors that caused…

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Two Dead and One Injured in a Truck Crash in Suwanee County, FL
June 2, 2016

On May 12, 2016, at approximately 12:00 p.m., Benjamin Piechoczek, 19, and Jordan Gutheim, 20, were the occupants of a Volvo…

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Runner hit by a flying tire in Dade County, FL
June 2, 2016

On May 23, 2016, approximately 7:30 a.m., a truck driver was driving a tractor-trailer on the Rickenbacker Causeway, when two tires…

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Healthcare Costs to Employees, Industry Benefits Focus of Final FMCSA/FRA Listening Session
June 1, 2016

The final public listening session in Los Angeles, Calif, on the proposed guidelines for obstructive sleep apnea focused on the benefits…

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One Man Dead and a Woman Injured due to a Truck Crash in Deuel County, NE
May 25, 2016

On May 1, 2016, at approximately, 1:25 a.m., Sophia Wooley, 26, and Victor Wooley, 35, were traveling eastbound on I-80 freeway…

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Three People Dead and a Child in Critical Conditions due to a Truck Crash in Montgomery County, TX
May 25, 2016

On April 23, 2016, at approximately 11:00 a.m., a truck driver driving an 18-wheeler was on Texas 105 near South Walker…

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Truck Driver Killed in a Truck Crash in Riverside County, CA
May 25, 2016

On May 11, 2016, at approximately 11:00 a.m., Miguel Rolon, 59, was driving a flatbed tractor-trailer eastbound on I-10, when the…

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21 Years Old Man Died after Semi-Truck Slammed into Tractor in Jefferson County, Idaho
May 25, 2016

On April 27, 2016, at approximately 4:23 p.m., when McNeil Walker, 21, was driving a John Deere tractor southbound on I-15…

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One Woman Dead and One Boy Injured in a Truck Wreck in Fresno County, CA
May 25, 2016

On May 16, 2016, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Linda Iverson-Gutierrez was slowing in traffic on CA Highway 99, when a tractor-trailer…

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Husband and Wife Died in a Truck Crash in Edgar County, IL
May 25, 2016

On May 17, 2016, at approximately 11:21 a.m., Clyde Kingery, 82 was traveling northbound on IL Route 49 with his wife,…

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Two Dead after Truck Crash in Henry County, KY
May 25, 2016

On April 12, 2016, at approximately 4:00 a.m., the driver, identified as Jordan Mefford, 23, and his girlfriend, Jacqueline Hayes, 26,…

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Man riding Farm Tractor Killed by a Large Truck in Christian County, KY
May 25, 2016

On April 27, 2016, at approximately 2:17 p.m., Jerry Williams, 43, was driving a farm tractor westbound on U.S. Highway 68…

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Chicago Public School Teacher Killed in a Truck Crash in Cook County, IL
May 25, 2016

On April 30, 2016, at approximately 10:00 a.m., Jeffery Komada, 54, was driving on I-294 when he he came upon a…

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Two People Killed in Richland County Truck Wreck
May 25, 2016

On March 31, 2016 at approximately 4:40 p.m., James Peagler, 80 and his sister, Jonell Peagler Weatherly, 78 were driving a…

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Two Dead in a Tractor Trailer Wreck in Pulaski County, AR
May 25, 2016

On May 15, 2016, at approximately 11:40 p.m., Willetta Reaves, 40, and Danny Hollis, 51 were traveling eastbound on I-40, when…

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One person dead, Two Injured in a Three Vehicle Truck Crash in Windom County, Vermont
May 25, 2016

On April 26, 2016, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Dean Tkaczyk, 54, was driving northbound on Vermont Route 30 when her vehicle…

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Five People Injured and One dead in a Truck Crash in Lee County, FL
May 25, 2016

On May 16, 2016, a truck driver was driving a tractor-trailer northbound on Summerlin Road in Fort Myers, when traffic ahead…

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Elderly Woman Injured in Ambulance after Logging Truck Crash in Gulf County, Florida
May 25, 2016

On April 26, 2016, at approximately 12:00 p.m., a truck driver was driving an unloaded logging truck on eastbound U.S. Highway…

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One Man Dead after Semi-Truck Crashed into a Motel in El Paso, Texas
May 25, 2016

On May 6, 2016, at approximately 10:15 a.m., a truck driver was driving a tractor-trailer eastbound on I-10, when he lost…

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TDOT Employee Killed in Truck Crash, Hickman County, TN
May 25, 2016

On April 28, 2016, at approximately 9:40 a.m., a worker with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), David Younger, 65, was…

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Motorcyclist Killed in a Truck Wreck in Wagoner County, OK
May 25, 2016

On May 3, 2016, at approximately 6:40 a.m., Daniel Childress, 34, was riding his motorcycle eastbound on U.S. Highway 412, when…

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Five Women Injured in a Truck Crash in Porter County, IN
May 25, 2016

On May 11, 2016, at approximately 11:50 p.m., a semi-truck driver was driving northbound on highway 49 when he came upon…

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Two in Critical Conditions after a Truck Wreck in Fresno, California
May 25, 2016

On May 3, 2016, at approximately 10:00 a.m., a truck driver was driving a tractor-trailer southbound on Highway 41 when he…

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A Davis Man Died on I-80 Truck Wreck in Contra Costa County, CA
May 25, 2016

On April 21, 2016, at approximately 3:22 a.m., when Angela Valenzuela, 25 had to stop on I-80 freeway due to an…

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Crash between a Pickup Truck and Semi-truck End One Man’s life in La Porte, County in Indiana
May 25, 2016

On April 27, 2016, at approximately 10:15 a.m., Andrew Bladecki, 80 was driving his pickup truck westbound on IN Highway 2…

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One Dead, Two Seriously Injured in a Truck Crash in Kyle, Texas
May 13, 2016

On April 8, 2016 at approximately 12:00 a.m., three men were driving a pickup truck on the southbound lane of Interstate…

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One Man Dead after a Truck Wreck in Wells County, IN.
April 26, 2016

On April 18, 2016, at approximately 3:15 p.m., Richard Crull, 64, was riding a farm tractor westbound on Indiana State Road…

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From the Truck Safety Coalition… Semi Crashes in Kansas Work Zone
April 12, 2016

A highway worker was providing traffic control with an arrow board in the back of a pick-up truck when he was…

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From the Truck Safety Coalition … 1 Killed, 1 Injured in Michigan Work Zone Truck Crash
April 12, 2016

In Michigan, two road workers were installing a highway sign at 5 p.m when a they were struck by a truck….

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From the Truck Safety Coalition… 10 Year Old Girl Survives After She Was Hit by a Box Truck
April 12, 2016

After stepping off of the school bus and crossing the street, 10 year old, Olivia Walter, was struck by a box…

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