Do you ever get nervous and grip that steering wheel just a little tighter, if you drive past a large truck on the freeway? Continue reading “What’s the Safest Way to Pass a Truck on the Freeway?”
Do you ever get nervous and grip that steering wheel just a little tighter, if you drive past a large truck on the freeway? Continue reading “What’s the Safest Way to Pass a Truck on the Freeway?” →
In 29 states, trucking topped the list of the most common jobs in 2014. While popular, the job exposes truckers to risks like congestion, poor weather conditions and other health challenges. New technology may address these risks and improve the safety of everyone on the road. Continue reading “Could These Wristbands (And Similar Technology) Make Truckers And Drivers Safer?” →
From self-driving operation to 360-degree surround detection systems, modern vehicles are increasingly adopting technological solutions to safety issues on the road. But what about larger vehicles also sharing our freeways, like trucks and buses? According to a recent report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 3,964 people died and an estimated 95,000 suffered injured in crashes involving large trucks in 2013. In light of these and other findings, experts have begun developing the following four truck safety technologies that could significantly reduce related injuries by 2025.
Continue reading “The Future of Truck Safety: 4 Exciting Technologies That Could Substantially Reduce Injuries by 2025” →