Transportation Nation Network

FMCSA Acting Administrator’s New Comments About ELD Hacking Raise Some Concerns

Washington D.C. – The current acting administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is responding to the recent warning by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) about the “vulnerabilities” of electronic logging devices (ELDs). In an interview on September 23 with Landline Now, Wiley Deck, FMCSA’s acting administrator, addressed concerns recently issued by […]

Loading Dock Accident Claims Young Trucker’s Life

Germantown, NY – A 25-year-old trucker was tragically killed in a loading dock accident in New York last week as he was helping a co-driver load a trailer. According to the New York State Police (NYSP), the fatal accident occurred around 12:45 p.m. on Friday, October 2.   Trucker Matthew Austin, of Millbury, MA, was […]

New Report Confirms Trucker Crash Deaths Now at Alarming 31-Year High

Washington D.C. – Trucker crash deaths rose to a 31-year high in 2019, according to a new report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). On Thursday, the NHTSA released a preview of 2019 data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) and preliminary estimates for the first half of 2020.   While some news was […]

Truck Driver Dies in Crash Caused by Tire Blowout

Tipton County, IN – A truck driver was killed last week in a single-vehicle accident in Indiana when the semi he was driving blew a tire, causing the truck to crash. The fatal incident took place on Thursday, September 24 at approximately 4:05 p.m., according to the Indiana State Police (ISP).   John Henderson, 49, […]

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