Monthly Archives: March 2006

A truck driver’s viewpoint

A safety conscious trucker’s view on preoccupied and distracted drivers, rules that penalize naps when needed, and shippers who force delivery schedules that cannot be performed safely and legally.
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Testicular stem cells: another non-embryonic source of stem cells for future research

Testicular stem cells may renewable supply of fresh stem cells — at least for men — tailored to their individual genetic makeup.
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Quality of life problems contribute to truck driver shortage

Truck driver shortage is related to both pay and quality of life issues.
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Driver Fatigue Monitor helps prevent dozing trucker wrecks

Driver Fatigue Monitor measure eyelid closing intervals.
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Choosing up sides on Hours of Service litigation

Federal motor carrier hours of service rule remains controversial
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Four tractor trailer crashes in Georgia in a week

Four tractor trailer crashes in Georgia in one week.
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DriveCam captures video of tractor trailer crash

DriveCam captures truck crash on NY expressway.
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Japanese answer to truck driver fatigue

Japanese jail trucking company executives for pushing drivers to drive beyond permitted hours of service.
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Tanker truck crosses median and kills two in Tennessee

Tanker truck kills two after overcorrection leads to crossing median
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Pickup breaks in two & explodes when 18-wheeler drifts off I-65 in Alabama

Man trapped in burning pickup after 18-wheeler drifts off interstate and hits with enough force to break it in two.
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