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NHTSA measures distracted-driving deaths

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 09, 2011

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Dec. 8 unveiled a new measure of fatalities related to distracted ...

Handheld cell phone ban: Interstate truck, bus drivers

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 29, 2011

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood released on Nov. 23 a rule specifically prohibiting interstate truck and bus drivers from ...

U.S. DOT tests ‘Connected Vehicle Technology’

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 24, 2011

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood took a firsthand look at “connected vehicle” technologies that have the potential to improve safety ...

U.S. EPA, DOT release greenhouse gas emissions...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 28, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation have released the first national standards to ...

LaHood: Highway deaths lowest since 1950

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 09, 2010

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Sept. 9 released updated 2009 fatality and injury data showing that highway deaths fell ...

U.S. DOT donates crash test dummies to Smithsonian

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 19, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation is donating a number of “Vince and Larry” crash-test dummy costumes and related auto safety ...

Massachusetts bans texting while driving, 29th state to...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 02, 2010

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood praised Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick on July 2 for signing a tough new anti-distraction law ...

EPA, DOT set federal standards on fuel economy,...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 07, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have jointly established new federal rules that ...

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