RAND: Introducing Autonomous Vehicles Sooner Could Save Hundreds of Thousands of Lives Over Time

  FOR RELEASE Tuesday November 7, 2017 Autonomous vehicles should only have to be moderately better than human drivers before being widely used in the United States, an approach that could save thousands of lives annually even before the technology is perfected, according to a new RAND Corporation report. Allowing wide use of autonomous vehicles … Read more…

Illegally parked trucks are still killing and maiming people and children in America!

We have been begging for 20 years for stiffer enforcement of truck parking laws and for government and so-called truck safety organizations to call for an end to deaths and crippling injuries from illegal truck parking! It is still legal to park on Interstate Highways in America with trailers having underride guards that kill at … Read more…

Do safety leaders have a hidden agenda rather than solely representing trucking victims?

I have many questions for groups in the U.S. that represent they speak for U.S. Trucking Victims and U.S. Trucking Safety. I am a trucking victim/survivor and a 30 year safety and disability rights activist and I was an insider at CRASH in the past. Trucking victims and survivors represent about 3 million plus U.S. … Read more…

Dirty trucks and millions of asthmatic children ignored!

I was one of these disabled asthma kids growing up in America, millions of children have a right to breathe in their own country! Big and dirty large trucks raise the cost of shipping for all Americans! Why would we do this! Smaller more efficient and cleaner trucks save money and provide cheaper shipping costs … Read more…

Web is finally paying attention to pedestrian safety!

Today is the anniversary of my late wife Tamara Hadley’s death under an illegally parked semi-truck and I was heartened to see some attention paid to a safety issue all but ignored here in America. I hope we as victim/survivors remember that over a million victims have been killed and injured here in the U.S. … Read more…

Article on government scare tactics and blaming changing public attitudes and thinking!

Florida’s official culture of driving blames pedestrians (and cellphones) for “vast majority” of deaths This article on TreeHugger is so important in several different directions. I have been especially interested in the corporate funding and misdirection of public interest org’s. We saw years ago MADD mounted a campaign to remove the right to sue from … Read more…

Insurance industry propaganda!

IIHS recognizes semitrailers with good underride guards! It turns out that while real safety advocates have been concerned about crashes into trucks at highway speeds, it is really crashes into trucks on low-speed roadways we should be concerned about! IIHS has the audacity to issue safety awards to trailer manufacturers for building rear underride guards … Read more…