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Federal Study on Truck Safety Focuses on Potential Risks & Costs of Trucker ‘Detention Time’

Regulators Want to Know How Waiting at Shipping & Receiving Docks Affects 18-Wheeler Safety A new federal trucking study will soon get underway, focusing on how detection times for truckers affect driving safety, regulatory compliance, and on-time delivery rates. Officially...

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Teen Truckers Are 6x More Likely to Be in Fatal Wrecks

As the Age of Truckers Decreases, Crash Risks Spike, Data Shows Teen truck drivers are operating more and more 18-wheelers these days, especially with a new federal program piloting interstate hauls for teen truckers. While that program may offset trucker...

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Houston Citywide Plan Could Limit Heavy Truck Routes in 2024

The New Houston Truck Route Could Be in Effect by Summer 2024 Houston’s notoriety for traffic, risky roads, and deadly truck accidents could start to fade in 2024, especially if a Citywide Truck Route Plan is ultimately adopted by local...

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Texas Leads ‘Deadliest Dozen’ for Most Fatal 18-Wheeler Accidents in the U.S.

Discover Why Texas Tops Per Capita & Overall Rankings for Most Deadly Truck Wrecks Fatal truck wrecks have skyrocketed recently, and most deaths from these 18-wheeler accidents occur in Texas. That’s according to a 2023 report from the Trucking Safety Coalition (TSC)...

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