Turn on Your Lights in Low Visibility

Rear end collisions can cause severe vehicle damage and result in serious injuries. Braking early to alert the driver behind is one way to reduce the chances of getting hit from behind but are there other strategies? What else can you do to prevent another driver from running into you from behind? While you may…

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Keep a Space Cushion

In order to have an accident, involving you and another vehicle, the two vehicles need to come into contact. It makes sense then, to do whatever is reasonable to reduce the chances of this unfortunate contact. The most obvious way to do this is to keep away from other vehicles! The further away you are…

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International Roadcheck – May 5-7

This year, the 72-hour, stepped-up enforcement effort, which highlights the importance of commercial motor vehicle safety through roadside inspections, will focus on the category of driver requirements. In the past, International Roadcheck usually took place during the first week of June. However, this year, the event was moved up by one month, when the weather…

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CMV Traffic Safety Facts

FMCSA’s mission is saving lives by reducing crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving CMV transportation through education, innovation, regulation, enforcement, financial assistance, partnerships, and full accountability. The information in the following link shares traffic safety facts related to CMV related incidents.   cmvtrafficsafetyfactsheet2018

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