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semi tractor trailer driving on the highway in the evening

Collision mitigation technology offers great promise to save lives on the roadways of Texas. It’s developing quickly, at least as far as passenger cars are concerned. But will trucking companies be as swift to embrace the new safety equipment? How technology can prevent truck collisions Ron Kremer, a writer with…

Aerial Follow Shot of White Semi Truck with Cargo Trailer Attached

You see them on big rigs when you’re driving on the roadways of greater El Paso – decals affixed to the large vehicles that ask “How’s my driving?” As it turns out, you may not want to know the answer. The Fort Worth Star Telegram reported a spot check of 18-wheelers…

Inspecting Tire Tread Using a Penny

You’re driving on a wet road when you have to stop suddenly. You hit the brakes. Your car skids and then skids some more. While you can see the accident unfolding before your eyes, you are powerless to stop it. Nothing is wrong with your brakes. You weren’t speeding. The…

Delivery Man Checking List In Van

In Texas and across the nation, the trucking industry faces an ongoing problem of employee turnover. The lifestyle and conditions of truck driving makes it difficult to retain employees for extended periods of time. In addition, truck driving is a dangerous job. ABC News reports on data from the United States Department…

Red and White Wrong Way Road Sign Post Over Sky

Wrong-way driving may not be as frequent an occurrence as other roadway hazards, but when it does occur, the damage can be devastating. The National Transportation Safety Board reports that wrong-way collisions account for just three percent of all accidents on the high-speed divided highways of the United States. They are, however,…

truck moves on highway

Texas motorists will likely face an increased risk of tractor-trailer accidents, after a series of moves in Washington to sideline rules aimed at improving the safety of truck and train transport. USAToday is reporting the Trump Administration is moving to roll back regulations across the government, including rules aimed at speeding truckers. Truck…

Truck on freeway

USA Today recently reported the trucker shortage has companies scrambling to find qualified drivers and deliver an ever-increasing amount of freight on time and under budget. Trucking firms are offering hiring bonuses of up to $8,000 as well as promising more money by the mile and more time at home in an…

Ethical hacking concept

Self-driving cars have brought many exciting possibilities to the roads of America. Autonomous Ubers, delivery trucks, and other vehicles make it possible for persons and goods to safely reach their destinations. But autonomous driving features pose risks as well. The security of self-driving vehicle functions is a new problem that…