Truck Safety

Legislation Introduced to Require the Use of Speed Limiters in Commercial Trucks

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FROM THE OFFICE OF SEN. JOHNNY ISAKSON (R-GA) For Immediate Release: June 27, 2019 Contact: Amanda Maddox, 202-224-7777 or Sean Coit, 202-224-5042 Isakson, Coons Introduce Bipartisan Truck Safety Legislation Legislation would codify lifesaving rule that has languished 10 years  …

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Statement on Dangerous Proposals to Allow “Teen Truckers” to Operate in Interstate Commerce

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 20, 2019 Contact: Pete Daniels 202-408-1711   (c) 301-442-2249  pdaniels@saferoads.org Statement of Cathy Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, On Dangerous Proposals to Allow “Teen Truckers” to Operate in Interstate Commerce Advocates for Highway…

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Letter to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for 2/7/19 Hearing – Put Safety First

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This letter was sent to the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for the hearing on February 7, 2019, “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investing in Our Nation’s Infrastructure Cannot Wait”.  The letter is signed by stakeholders representing…

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Joint Statement on ELD Exemption Denials

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Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) and the Alliance for Driver Safety & Security (the Trucking Alliance) applaud the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for denying 10 exemption requests from the electronic logging device (ELD) regulation.  This common-sense, lifesaving rule requires trucks to be equipped with an ELD to track a driver’s on-duty time.

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