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MAP-21 in place for safety progress

The government and crash investigators, as well as much of the general public, have long since recognized a need for greater safety procedures and progress measures to become standardized within the trucking and commercial transportation industry. As the industry continues to be directly intertwined with personal vehicle travel, dangers remain constant. However, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, in an effort to satisfy statutes set about in the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, has completed nearly 3/4ths of the sections in the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act.

Commercial vehicle accident leaves one dead

What do a trash truck, a tractor-trailer truck and a dump truck have in common? Aside from being commercial vehicles typically operated by hired drivers and owned by separate companies, they are also immense and powerful vehicles with a propensity for malfunction if not maintained. And, in the case of a tragic accident in Arlington, Texas recently, all three happened to be traveling through the same intersection within moments of each other and a domino effect of collision resulted, beginning with the trash truck and ending with the dump truck.

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