Itasca, IL — Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), who recently introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at curbing distracted driving, was among a group of legislators and advocates speaking Sept. 5 during a panel discussion hosted by the National Safety Council.
Good ergonomics isn’t limited to the office: The same practices that can help avoid aches and pains at your desk can be applied to your drive to and from work, the Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety says.
Washington — Automatic emergency braking would be a standard feature on all new commercial motor vehicles, including large trucks, under legislation introduced in July by Reps. Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL) and Hank Johnson (D-GA).
Arlington, VA — Concerned about truck drivers sharing the roads with passenger vehicle drivers who are under the influence of marijuana in states where recreational and medicinal use is legal, the American Transportation Research Institute has released a report detailing methods to identify and deter impaired driving.
Have you ever arrived at work and found yourself unable to recall the details of your drive? Larry R. Russell, principal consultant for the Brain-Centric Reliability System at DEKRA Organizational Safety & Reliability, discusses this and other “brain-centered hazards” that stand in the way of us being safer drivers.
Washington — Fatal motor vehicle crashes among law enforcement officers are on course for their lowest total since the 1980s, according to an analysis by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s National Center for Statistics and Analysis.