Safety in Trucking Industry
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
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
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.
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