Topic : driver safety

211 - 220 of 242 Previous Next

San Antonio bus driver nearly hits baby in road

Bus| May 20, 2010
Driver manages to stop the vehicle a few feet away from the child. The event was captured by video surveillance cameras on the bus.

Winnipeg Transit testing bus safety shields

Bus| May 20, 2010
In 2009, there were 70 reports of operators being subjected to some type of physical assault. About 40 percent included persons spitting or throwing an object at the operator. Transit officials estimate a safety shield could prevent a significant number of these assaults.
Bus| April 29, 2010

DriveCam releases Top 5 Transit Driving Behaviors

With so much focus in the news on collisions in the transit industry caused by distracted driving, DriveCam said it was surprised to find that it actually ranks #5 on the list of behaviors.
Motorcoach| March 31, 2010

Feds propose texting ban for interstate truck, bus drivers

New federal rule may specifically prohibit texting by interstate commercial truck and bus drivers. Cornell e-Rulemaking Initiative partnership will make the federal regulatory process more accessible to the public through Regulation Room, an online public participation environment where people can learn about and discuss proposed federal regulations and provide feedback.
Bus| March 15, 2010

Wyoming becomes 20th state to ban texting while driving

On January 26, Sec.LaHood announced federal guidance to prohibit texting by drivers of commercial vehicles such as large trucks and buses. Truck and bus drivers who text while driving commercial vehicles may be subject to civil or criminal penalties of up to $2,750.
Bus| March 5, 2010

Hersman: Fatigue endangers workers, passengers

Speaking before the annual conference of the National Sleep Foundation in Washington, D.C., Chairman Hersman said fatigue has been a concern for the NTSB since the creation of the agency in 1967 and an issue on its Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements since the list was established in 1990.
Motorcoach| March 2, 2010

FMCSA launches Phase I of screening program

Expected to fully launch this summer, the first phase provides motor carriers the opportunity to visit the PSP Website and pre-register for the program by submitting their company contact information.
Bus| February 10, 2010

Houston Metro suspends driver

An operator for 10 years, Reginald Rideout has been involved in three accidents during his employment, two of which were minor, but deemed preventable, according to Houston Metro.
Motorcoach| January 26, 2010

Feds ban texting for bus, truck drivers

Action is the result of the U.S. DOT's interpretation of standing rules. Drivers who text while driving commercial vehicles may be subject to civil or criminal penalties of up to $2,750.
Rail| January 22, 2010

NTSB: Metrolink crash caused by texting operator

Inattention caused him to run red light.

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation