Transportation Safety

FAA issues new rules to prevent pilot fatigue

Estimated cost: $297, estimated benefits: $247- $470 million

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a sweeping final rule that overhauls commercial passenger airline pilot scheduling to ensure pilots have a longer opportunity for rest before they enter the cockpit.

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DOT launches new anti-drunk driving campaign

DUIs down in many states

If you haven't already, you'll soon see ads representing the U.S. Department's holiday-timed crackdown on drunk driving.

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ASSE Supports NTSB’s Call for ban on use of PEDs while driving

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has come out in support of the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) call for a nationwide ban on driver use of personal electronic devices (PEDs) while operating a motor vehicle.

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No calls, no texting behind the wheel? I'll go out of business!

Wait a minute. You’re telling me, no calls, no texting, no email behind the wheel! No hands-free headset even? Then what was the point of those things?

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NTSB calling for nationwide ban on all PEDs while driving

Was latest distracted driving wreck the last straw?

In an unprecedented move, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is recommending a nationwide ban on the driver use of personal electronic devices (PEDs) while operating a motor vehicle.

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New survey shows conflicting attitudes about distracted driving

Most people are fine with texting or cell phone use while they're driving -- but they don't feel safe when they're the passenger and someone else is doing the texting or cell phone talking.

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Traffic fatalities at lowest level in six decades

Despite a significant increase in the total number of miles driven by American motorists, highway deaths last year were at their lowest level since 1949, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

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Big tire servicers get revised safety guidance from OSHA

OSHA has revised its tire servicing materials to address current hazards in the industry and help workers safely perform maintenance on large vehicle tires.

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Ford develops digital "child" for crash testing

The Ford Motor Co. is developing digital human children with lifelike skeletal structures, internal organs and brains for use in virtual crash testing.

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Pennsylvania joins anti-texting-while-driving states

With a stroke of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett's pen, the Keystone State became the 35th state to prohibit texting behind the wheel.

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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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2014 October

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