In: Automatic Braking

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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Automatic Emergency Braking Advocacy
August 7, 2019

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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