According to a USA Today report, a March 2017 semi-truck crash that killed 13 people was caused by a truck driver on a cell phone.
Although multi-vehicle crashes can and do happen among standard cars, they’re especially catastrophic when a semi-truck is involved.
When most people think of the country’s most dangerous jobs, trucking probably doesn’t immediately spring to mind. However,
One of the biggest issues facing truck carriers is the significant turnover in the industry. As a result the truck driver shortage, it has become not just a job-filling problem, but also affects the quality of drivers who are on the road.
In an effort to improve the quality of commercial truck drivers and to lower the number of truck wrecks, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has implemented new truck driver standards of training.
Truck spills are a subject most people don’t think about. However, semi-trucks transport vast quantities of liquids and hazardous liquids every day.
Most people associate a “black box” with airplanes. When a plane goes down, investigators scramble to locate the in-flight recorder, which records the conversations in the cockpit,
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) goals for 2017, which include truck crash prevention and helping state police enforce trucking regulation,
Sleep apnea is becoming more common among commercial truck drivers and it causes fatigue and loss of focus. How is the government fighting this problem?
According to media reports, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the federal agency in charge of overseeing and regulating the trucking industry,