Do you get enough sleep before you get behind the wheel?? According to the
National Sleep Foundation, 60% of Americans have operated a vehicle when they felt sleepy and nearly 40% have nodded off while driving!! It’s an epidemic with potentially fatal consequences. Continue reading “Sufficient Sleep: A Big Part of Trucker Safety”
The debate over
safety, government regulation, and drivers’ rights continues to rage, and there’s no clear sign of resolution on the horizon.
On one hand are families who have lost loved ones in truck-related accidents. Many of them continue to call for tougher laws on the transportation industry, especially on how many hours a trucker can drive in a day and what safety training is required.
Continue reading “Do More Regulations Make Roads Safer?”
How much do car drivers know about trucks? A truck driver knows it takes the length of a football field to bring a big rig going 55mph to a full stop, but does the SUV driver chatting on a cell phone in the next lane understand that?
Continue reading “How Can Cars & Trucks Share the Road Safely?”
The New York Times features a story on the debate over trucking laws and the government’s role in regulating the industry.
Families who have lost loved ones in truck-related accidents are calling for tougher laws on trucks, focusing on how many hours a trucker can drive in a day and training requirements.
Continue reading “Trucking Regulations: Do Fewer Laws Mean More Dangerous Roads?”