truck safety

"Drunk drivers have slowed responses. Sleepy drivers have no responses."
Fighting the virus is tied to a bill that would allow fatigued truckers to stay on the road for more than 80 hours a week.
The inside story of how the trucking industry and politicians have conspired to make our highways less safe.
The Teamsters aren't sitting idly by on this issue. In fact, the union will be front-and-center demonstrating its opposition to allowing trucks to pull twin 33-foot trailers nationwide during a Capitol Hill media event Wednesday.
Two days after a tractor-trailer crashed into Tracy Morgan's limousine, killing a passenger, road safety advocates hammered Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and other lawmakers on Monday for efforts to peel back recent reforms aimed at curbing trucker fatigue.
Collins' amendment would stall two measures that were part of a batch of new trucker rules instituted last year. One requires
Details are still emerging about the crash, which killed comedian James "Jimmy Mack" McNair and critically injured actor