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1 in 10 Commercial Trucks Had Brake Violations, Safety Week Reveals

New data from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Brake Safety Week is raising serious concerns about the state of commercial motor vehicles that share roadways with millions of smaller vehicles every day. Thousands of trucks out-of-service after brake inspections Out of the more than 18,000 inspections conducted in the U.S., 12.4 percent (2,240) resulted in...

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FMCSA Seeks Public Input on New Safety Rules for Carriers

Commercial truck accidents have increased by 40% over the past decade. With the goal of preventing commercial truck accidents nationwide, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is actively soliciting public feedback on various proposed regulatory adjustments pertaining to commercial truck drivers. Specifically, the FMCSA wants to "target metrics that are most directly connected to...

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Common Causes of Log Truck Accidents in Indiana

As traffic accidents surge across the U.S., some vehicle types are involved more than others. Nationwide, log truck accidents are surging The number of log truck accidents is skyrocketing. Between 2011 and 2015, log truck accidents increased by over 40%, according to researchers. Meanwhile, overall, truck accidents went up by 16%. Any rise in truck...

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Pedestrian Accident Fatalities Soar To Four-Decade High

Pedestrian accident deaths continued to climb higher last year to a record high, according to a recent pedestrian accident safety study, which offered suggestions for reducing pedestrian accidents nationwide. "Both state and national data confirm that the pedestrian safety crisis on U.S. roads is worsening," according to a recent study conducted by the Governors Highway...

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Ten Ways Drivers Can Help Prevent Motorcycle Accidents

Simple steps for drivers to increase motorcycle safety on the road Motorcyclists are often seen on the roads in Fort Wayne and throughout Indiana. But let’s face it – many drivers think of them as annoyances. That can lead to risky driving behaviors. And it only takes one negligent driver to cause a motorcycle accident...

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Distracted Driving Accidents On The Rise In Indiana

Drivers reminded to stay focused and stay safe to prevent crashes Despite tougher laws and stricter enforcement measures, the issue of distracted driving accidents in Indiana remains a serious concern. As a result, law enforcement officials across the state continue to adopt a tough stance against distracted driving. In an interview with WISH-TV, Devon McDonald,...

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Despite Minor Decrease in Traffic Deaths, More Progress is Needed

Traffic fatalities continue to plague our nation's roadways Car accident deaths remain high nationwide, according to a recent Governors Highway Safety Administration (GHSA) study based on the most recent car accident data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). "We cannot afford to inch our way to zero traffic deaths," according to a...

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Preventing Truck Accidents: The Importance of Drug Testing Truckers

Too many wrecks are caused by impaired semi-truck drivers. Drug and alcohol abuse among commercial truck drivers presents a significant risk to everyone on the road. Operating a heavy commercial truck, weighing up to 80,000 pounds, demands clear judgment and quick reflexes from the driver. Impaired driving due to substance abuse undermines these essential capabilities,...

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