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FMCSA Field-Testing Wireless Roadside Inspection System

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is conducting a field test to show the benefits of a national wireless roadside inspection system, according to Heavy Duty Trucking. Such an inspection system would automatically collect information inspectors need about trucks, drivers and carriers as the truck is travelling on the highway. As reported by  HDT, the […]

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Truck Supplier: US to Mandate More Collision Mitigation Systems

A major truck components systems manufacturer suggested that more regulations requiring the adoption of active safety systems are around the corner in North America. Speaking at the Mid America Trucking Show, Fred Andersky at Bendix gave an update on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) long-awaited stability system mandate, Truck News reports. The rule […]

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FMCSA to Study Split Rest in ’14

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is confirming plans to study whether expanding use of split rest in sleeper berths can improve both safety and productivity, FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro said recently. According to Fleet Owner, the agency is taking a closer look at the issue in response to a proposal by the American Trucking […]

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ON Progresses Toward Faster Highway Cleanup, Better Towing Practices

Ontario took another big step towards finding ways to clean up highway collisions faster and get traffic in vital GTA corridors moving quicker. On March 25, a private member’s bill was introduced (Bill 181), which would establish an advisory committee to make recommendations to the Minister of Transportation and the Minister of Community Safety and […]

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