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Research Finds ‘Culture’ Changes, New Technology Improve Safety for Motor Carriers

Commercial motor carriers that committed to a strong safety culture and installed advanced safety technology were able to reduce vehicle crashes by as much as 75%, according to a new study by researchers with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute. The …

Indiana Works With Truck Stop to Improve Intersection

State highway officials are working with the managers of an eastern Indiana truck stop to improve the safety of a stretch of highway near the truck stop’s exit. The second fatal accident at the location in 2 1/2 years prompted …

13 Minnesota Motorists Killed in January Weren’t Buckled Up

The Department of Public Safety says the majority of motorists killed in the last two months were not wearing their seat belts. Data from the DPS Office of Traffic Safety shows that in January, 13 of 18 people killed in …