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According to CNBC, fatal truck crashes have been on the rise since 2009. There are, of course, many reasons for this disturbing trend. Some of the most concerning include: Overly tired truck drivers High turnover among truck drivers, which makes it difficult for trucking companies to keep enough qualified truck drivers to meet their clients’ schedules Trucking companies that do not screen for problem drivers (especially those with a history of trucking and traffic violations) Delays in government enforcement of new safety technologies Dangerous driving (e.g., weaving in and out of traffic) by passenger vehicles; trucks require greater stopping distance and thus have more difficulty avoiding other dangerous drivers on the road
2018-01-18 16:42
Your answer: It depends on the phone. In 2011, the U.S. Department of Transportation cracked down on truckers using cell phones and prohibited the use of hand-held devices. However, truckers… Read More

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