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Maryland Inspections Find Safety Defects in 101 Trucks

Maryland State Police say 101 commercial vehicles were placed out of service because major safety defects were found during an enforcement effort on the Capital Beltway. Tuesday’s Roadcheck 2013 also led to 19 drivers being pulled off the road because …

New York Senator Calls for GPS Standards for Trucks

New York Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the federal government to investigate the rising number of overpass collisions involving trucks that are led onto roads where they don’t belong by GPS devices. Schumer says he will ask the U.S. …

Yellowstone Conducts Vehicle Safety Checks

Commercial buses and trucks traveling through Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park this summer may be subjected to safety checks. The inspections are designed to ensure the safe operation and mechanical soundness of such vehicles on Yellowstone’s roadways. They are done to …

Delaware Bill Would Require Reverse Warning Devices

A state House committee is set to discuss a bill requiring commercial vehicles in Delaware to be equipped with reverse warning systems. The bill before the public safety and homeland security committee on Wednesday requires commercial vehicles to have audible …

Wyoming’s Yellowstone Park Checking Commercial Vehicles

Yellowstone National Park rangers and state and federal transportation officials will be conducting safety checks of commercial vehicles and operators traveling in the park throughout the summer. The inspections are designed to ensure the safe operation and mechanical soundness of …