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Truck Safety

Inside One Woman's Fight To Get Tired Truckers Off The Road

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living

In October 1993, a truck driver fell asleep on the Maine Turnpike and killed Daphne Izer's son, Jeff. Izer learned the horrifying details of her son's...

Congress Is Using Zika To Weaken Truck Safety

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Truck driver Dana Logan tried on Wednesday to recount a crash that decapitated two fathers and two children, hoping to convince Congress...

How Politicians Have Conspired To Make Trucking Deadlier And Drivers Exhausted

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Illinois State Trooper Douglas Balder sat in his squad car, its red and blue lights strobing into the frozen night of Jan. 27, 2014. He ...

Congress Should Rebuild Roads, Not Lengthen Trailers

James P. Hoffa | Posted 10.20.2016 | Politics
James P. Hoffa

The Teamsters aren't sitting idly by on this issue. In fact, the union will be front-and-center demonstrating its opposition to allowing trucks to pull twin 33-foot trailers nationwide during a Capitol Hill media event Wednesday.

Dave Jamieson

GOP Senator Under Fire Over Truck Safety After Tracy Morgan Crash | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

Two days after a tractor-trailer crashed into Tracy Morgan's limousine, killing a passenger, road safety advocates hammered Sen. Susan Collins (R-Main...

Just Days Before Tracy Morgan Accident, Senate Moved To Weaken Trucker Fatigue Rules

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

A deadly pileup involving a tractor-trailer early Saturday morning is likely to shine a spotlight on a recent move by the Senate Appropriations Commit...