NHTSA Reports Increase in Traffic Deaths in 2015

On February 5, 2016 the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a press release announcing its report on traffic deaths during the first nine months of 2015 (http://www.nhtsa.gov/About+NHTSA/Press+Releases/nhtsa-sees-roadway-deaths-increasing-02052016). Traffic fatalities increased 9.3 percent across … Read the rest

Highway Bill Lowers Minimum Age for Interstate Truckers

A $305 billion highway bill passed by Congress in December lowered the minimum age for interstate commercial truck drivers from 21 to 18, but only for veterans and current military members and reservists (http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/261765-305-highway-bill-limits-teen-truckers-to-veterans-military-members). The bill rejected a … Read the rest