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Even The Risk of Death Doesn't Seem to Deter Speeding
Posted By Craig McClellan || Mar 29, 2012Historically, speed limits were put into place in order to help prevent car accidents. Research determines what the appropriate speed for a road is, based on its location and volume of traffic. Traveling the appropriate speed on a road really is a matter of public safety. In fact, speeding is contributing factor to one-third of fatal car accidents . Despite the apparent safety concern, few people ...Continue Reading
New Regulations Seek to Reduce Fatigued Truck Driver Accidents
Posted By Craig McClellan || Mar 26, 2012The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), a division of the federal highway safety regulator Department of Transportation, recently released final regulations regarding commercial truck drivers hours of service (HOS). Under the new HOS rules, the maximum hours a trucker can drive in a given week is reduced from 82 to 70. The goal of the new regulations is to decrease the number of ...Continue Reading
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