Safety in Trucking Industry
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Select an option to research safety and standards in the transportation and trucking industry including safety laws, driver safety, and motor carrier safety.  Refer to federal regulations - title 49 for rules governing the transportation industry or hazardous materials for information on hazmat.   
The Governors Highway Safety Association has compiled a handy reference of laws by state including aggressive driving, cell phones and texting, child passenger safety, drug impaired driving, drunk driving, graduated driver licensing, helmets, mature drivers, seatbelts, sobriety checkpoints, speed limits, speed and red light cameras, and work zones.
Article discusses designing safer cabs based on driver body dimensions.  (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention NIOSH)
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, within U.S.  Dept of Transportation, regulates and supports interstate commercial carrier industry.  Programs strive to reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities.  Programs include brake safety, cargo securement, commercial driver's license program, fatigue,    hazardous materials safety, motor carrier safety assistance program, more. 
The Highway and Motor Carrier Division of the Transportation Security Administration protects the nation's transportation systems.  They provide information on trucking & hazmat (such as training & awareness), programs (such as hazmat motor carrier security self-assessment training program), documents and reports (such as security guides), news, more.  
The Occupational Health & Safety Administration provides information to prevent occupational illness and injury in the trucking industry and offers resources to find compliance requirements related to worker protection.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Analysis and Information Online includes the latest industry reports on carrier/driver safety, crash stats, safety programs, more.
Compliance, Safety, Accountability - csa.fmcsa.dot.gov
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