Month: September 2013

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  • September
    23 2013

    TEXTING BANNED IN COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES

    TEXTING BANNED IN COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES – According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), texting has been formally banned while operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV).  The FMCSA says that CMV drivers who text while driving are 23 times more likely to be involved in a crash or lane deviation. The new rule […]

  • September
    18 2013

    HAWAII MOLASSES SPILL

    HAWAII MOLASSES SPILL – According to the chief executive, the transit company responsible for spilling 1,400 tons of molasses into Hawaii waters will fully pay for cleanup and other costs associated with the spill.  The CEO apologized for the spill, stating that Matson Navigation Company will not ship molasses again before being confident that a […]