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Summit Training Source releases new online DOT: Driver Wellness Program

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Due to an unhealthy lifestyle and lack of good nutritional options while traveling, truck drivers are categorically one of the unhealthiest populations in our country.


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Driver fatigue, poor oversight caused fatal motorcoach accident

"This crash should never have happened"
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A severely fatigued motorcoach driver who lost control of the vehicle, the failure of Sky Express Inc. to manage safe driving practices and a lack of adequate regulatory oversight was the probable cause of a fatal motorcoach crash in Doswell, Va., last May, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said last week.


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Semi trucks at greatest risk of fire on Kentucky highways

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Large trucks—especially semi-trucks—are more likely than light trucks or passenger vehicles to catch fire in high-speed vehicle crashes, according to a recent study by the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center.


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Feds conduct multistate safety checks of buses, motorcoaches

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and its state and local law enforcement partners recently conducted safety inspections of motorcoaches, tour buses, school buses and other commercial passenger buses in 13 states and the District of Columbia. 


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ASSE offers tips on preventing distracted driving

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The American Association of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is using Distracted Driving Awareness Month (April) as an opportunity to offer up new resources to help drivers avoid this growing danger.


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Fired whistleblowing truck driver gets reinstated, back pay

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A truck driver who was terminated after reporting unsafe brakes and refusing to drive more than the allowable hours will get his jobs back and be paid more than $190,000.


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Cintas releases safe driving checklist

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 30,000 people each yearor one person every 18 minutesdies in a car accident.


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Feds cut hours truckers can work

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a final rule that would reduce the maximum number of hours a truck driver can work within a week.


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NTSB calling for nationwide ban on all PEDs while driving

Was latest distracted driving wreck the last straw?
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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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