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Stability Control Systems to Be Required on Tractor Trailer Trucks

Archives, Trucking Accidents

In the latest attempt to keep roads safe for motorists, the National Highway Transportation and Safety Agency is currently awaiting approval on a proposed bill to require stability control systems on tractors. Responsible for 304 deaths and 2,738 injuries a year, rollover and loss-of-control crashes caused by unstable tractor trailer trucks are extremely dangerous. They…

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NTSB Forum on Truck Safety

Archives, Trucking Accidents

The National Transportation Safety Board has come together with federal regulators, safety experts, and the truck and bus industry representative to discuss ways fatal accidents can be prevented, and to examine why past safety recommendations were never enacted. In recent years fatal accidents involving big trucks have dropped, but more needs to be done. According…

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