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MOUNTAIN IRON, MN – Minnesota State Police released a dashcam video earlier this week that shows a truck driver leaving a routine inspection, only to drive into the path of an oncoming train, which drags the truck for a quarter mile down the track.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Transportation Safety Board has released a report on what it says are the benefits of commercial vehicle onboard video systems that record either continuously or as the result of a triggering event, such as a crash. The report also focuses on what this U.S. government agency says are the advantages offered by these systems for evaluation of both driver and passenger behaviors and collision analysis.
The report highlights two recent crash investigations in which continuous video systems were installed on commercial vehicles. The report discusses many what NTSB said are the benefits of onboard video systems, in addition to highlighting areas for improvement, such as the need for to be able to see the driver and each occupant seating location, the need to be able to see forward of the vehicle, optimized frame rate, and low-light recording capability.
Ontario Police, the Ontario Trucking Association, and the family of a heroic truck driver who was killed by street racers have teamed up to battle aggressive driving on Ontario highways.
TORONTO — There’s still a lot that’s up in the air concerning the $50 billion Metrolinx transit-transportation plan, but if proponents ever hope to complete even a handful of the 100 proposed projects, there’s little doubt that drivers are the ones who will eventually be asked to foot the bill.
DETROIT — There are more important things needed in Michigan than a new bridge to Windsor, say a united group of U.S. state and local politicians.