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FMCSA pumps $1 million into driver training programs for US veterans - JOC.com

FMCSA pumps $1 million into driver training programs for US veterans - JOC.com | Trucking Related Topics | Scoop.it
Federal regulators will spend $1 million to help U.S. military veterans train for careers behind the wheel and alleviate what trucking companies say is a growing shortage of skilled drivers.
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FMCSA Proposal Bans Coercion - CareersinGear.com

FMCSA Proposal Bans Coercion - CareersinGear.com | Trucking Related Topics | Scoop.it
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has put forth a proposed rule that will ban the coercion of drivers by carriers and shippers to dri. ...
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Truck accident deaths spike in last three years - Michigan Auto Law

Truck accident deaths spike in last three years - Michigan Auto Law | Trucking Related Topics | Scoop.it
... because they're cheaper to employ than experienced drivers with an exemplary safety record. Truck companies also skimp on training for these truckers. ...
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Court rejects broker group’s request to halt bond increase

Court rejects broker group’s request to halt bond increase | Trucking Related Topics | Scoop.it
A federal court has denied a broker trade association’s motion to halt an increase in the surety bond from $10,000 to $75,000.

http://www.ccjdigital.com/court-rejects-broker-groups-request-to-halt-bond-increase/


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Lawsuit Seeks Stricter Rules for Truck Driver Training

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A group of safety advocates sued the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, saying the agency has been too slow in strengthening training requirements for commercial big-rig operators.
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Regulating Safety and Preventing Truck Accidents in NYC and New York State - PR-BG.com (прессъобщения) (press release)

Commercial Carrier Journal Regulating Safety and Preventing Truck Accidents in NYC and New York State PR-BG.com (прессъобщения) (press release) New York State generally follows the semi-truck safety regulations issued by the Federal Motor Carrier...
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2012 U.S. Truck-Involved Fatalities Rose 3.7%, NHTSA Says

2012 U.S. Truck-Involved Fatalities Rose 3.7%, NHTSA Says | Trucking Related Topics | Scoop.it
U.S. fatalities from accidents involving large trucks increased by 3.7% in 2012, rising to 3,921 from 3,781 people the year before, according to a Nov. 14 report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

http://www.ttnews.com/articles/basetemplate.aspx?storyid=33488


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AmericanFreightTrucking's curator insight, December 7, 2013 11:09 PM

2012 marks a third straight increase for annual truck-involved fatalities since they hit a low point in 2009 with the NHTSA data.