Currently, few commercial trucks available in the U.S. provide direct vision, the organization said, “despite estimates that one-quarter of the more than 500 pedestrian and bicyclist deaths each year that involve large trucks traveling at low speeds could be prevented by direct-vision cabs.”
June 13, 2022
The KP2 is a compact road-facing camera with a snap-on driver-facing camera option that lets commercial fleets add driver-facing video at any time.
May 3, 2022
New approach to mandatory speed limiters would put the burden on motor carriers rather than truck makers. FMCSA is also asking for comment on whether to include Classes 3-6 in new rulemaking.
May 2, 2022
Lytx’s fourth “State of the Data” report on vehicle ﬂeets shows drivers using the company’s safety program experienced fewer collisions in 2021. However, the data also identifies top increased risky behaviors including cellphone distraction.
April 28, 2022
Displaying death counts on highway message boards causes 4.5% more crashes within approximately 6 miles.
April 28, 2022
NTSB chair Jennifer Homendy recently challenged safety leaders to use the Safe System Approach in their communities to combat the dire traffic fatality problem.
March 18, 2022
After investigating a 2020 multi-vehicle crash that included a motorcoach, three trucks and a passenger vehicle, the National Transportation Safety Board found that highway speed limits, commercial vehicle collision avoidance systems, connected technology, and more need to be addressed.
February 14, 2022
The Supreme Court on Jan. 13 halted enforcement of a controversial emergency rule that would have required business with more than 100 employees to require workers to have COVID-19 vaccines or else undergo weekly testing.
January 13, 2022
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will manage the North American Fatigue Management Program, an educational and training program designed to prevent fatigue-related risks and crashes.
December 14, 2021
A coordinated crackdown of driving violations is underway as of Dec. 6 and will continue through Dec. 10.
December 6, 2021
On the HDT Talks Trucking podcast, we talk to one safety expert who believes major challenges must be addressed before driverless trucks will be ready and accepted by the public for widespread use.
November 23, 2021
Geotab, GM, and OnStar Business Solutions team up on a safety service which provides audible alerts to help encourage safer driving behaviors.
October 26, 2021
Zonar report findings indicate the need for safety improvements industry wide, despite advancements in commercial trucking technology and safety precautions.
October 18, 2021
Large heavy and medium duty truck network captures Green Cross for Safety award from NSC.
October 15, 2021
As speed limits increase and OEMs design vehicles that can exceed 100 mph, a transportation leader questions an entire safety system.
September 20, 2021