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…

Tesla unveils safer and cleaner electric trucks!

Tesla is once again pushing U.S. industry into the future in a country where 50-year-old design and technology exist on virtually all U.S. trucks on our roadways! Dirty and inefficient diesel fueled vehicles spewing deadly fumes even from school buses! High-particulate pollution in a country with an epidemic of childhood asthma! Increasing pedestrian and bicyclist … 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…

The great lie that is told to the public and media!

ADAC: 50mph crash-test shows weaknesses even in top-rated cars “The standard EuroNCAP testing procedure requires a 40mph (64km/h) frontal crash test speed, and performance at that level is the basis for the tested car’s rating.” “Germany’s ADAC testing body wanted to find out what happens if the speed is raised just 10mph (16km/h) to 80km/h … 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…

IIHS HLDI Truck Underride Roundtable in August

Not our cup of tea. Sold out victims by recommending low-speed rear underride guard regulation that just legalized guards already on the road. Groups support truck drivers issues over victims, insurance companies, and exclude victim voices that disagree. Make your own decision with information here for your informed decision.   IIHS HLDI Truck Underride Roundtable … Read more…

U.S. DOT issues Federal Automated Vehicles Policy

The Federal Automated Vehicles Policy sets out a proactive safety approach that will bring lifesaving technologies to the roads safely while providing innovators the space they need to develop new solutions. The Policy is rooted in DOT’s view that automated vehicles hold enormous potential benefits for safety, mobility and sustainability. The primary focus of the … Read more…