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NTSB Issues New Safety Recommendations for Commercial Vehicles

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.

Safety Advice for Driving on Snow and Ice

About 17% of vehicle crashes occur in snowy conditions, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It’s important to remind even the most seasoned driver to be cautious in wintry conditions.

Study: The Dangers of Distracted Truck Drivers

The most distracted truck drivers are nearly 72% more likely to be involved in a “near collision” than other drivers, according to new data insights released July 22 by Omnitracs.

Uptick in Staged Accidents Target Commercial Vehicles

The COVID pandemic has created a spike in fraudulent claims targeting vocational trucks by instigating staged accidents, which involves maneuvering an unsuspecting employee driver into an intentional crash in order to make a false insurance claim or to file a lawsuit against the company if it is self-insured.

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