Thursday, January 18, 2018
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New NTSB study wants national emphasis put on dangers of passenger car speeding

New NTSB study wants national emphasis put on dangers of passenger car speeding

It’s a given that speeding and safety don’t go hand-in-hand, but the National Transportation Safety Board says that in 2014 alone, passenger vehicles constituted 77 percent of speeding vehicles involved in fatal crashes, and 78 percent of all speeding-related fatalities involved a speeding passenger vehicle.

FMCSA announces ELD implementation tour

FMCSA announces ELD implementation tour

WASHINGTON – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration today announced its electronic logging device (ELD) Implementation National Tour – a public education and outreach campaign geared toward helping commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers transition to ELDs.

V3 Transportation matches driver’s $500 donation to St. Christopher fund

V3 Transportation matches driver’s $500 donation to St. Christopher fund

SEVILLE, Ohio — V3 Transportation, a provider of expedited transportation solutions, is making a $500 donation to the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund in honor of Robert Burton, an owner-operator in the V3 fleet, the company said today.

DOT won’t pursue OSA final rule for now

DOT won’t pursue OSA final rule for now

Now you see it, now you don’t. While most in trucking in 2016 thought a final rule on obstructive sleep apnea would arrive three or four years down the road or sooner, that may or may not be the case since the U.S. Department of Transportation has recently decided to back off on a final rule on OSA, according to news reports.

Iowa firm tied to truck deaths has history of legal problems

Iowa firm tied to truck deaths has history of legal problems

SCHALLER, Iowa — The small, family-owned Iowa trucking company linked to the deadly case of immigrant smuggling in Texas has a history of safety and tax violations and financial problems, public records show.

John Christner Trucking launches online ELD learning program

John Christner Trucking launches online ELD learning program

SAPULPA, Okla. — Five years after implementing electronic logs and less than six months from when the federally-mandated electronic logging device rule change takes effect, John Christner Trucking (JCT) says it is still among a minority of trucking companies that are fully ELD compliant.

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