Trucker Cellphone Use – NTSB Recommendation

The NTSB has recommended that truckers not be allowed to use either handheld or hands-free cellular telephones while driving during commercial operations, except in emergencies. This recommendation is seen in an accident report of a fatal collision that occurred in Kentucky on March 26, 2010. As seen in the “Highway Accident Report: Truck-trailer Semitrailer Median …

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Work Injuries Related To Motor Vehicle Safety

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published research regarding Motor Vehicle Safety as it relates to Work-Related Fatalities. As seen in the CDC research: Motor vehicle-related incidents are consistently the leading cause of work-related fatalities in the United States. Of approximately 5,700 fatalities annually reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 35% …

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