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Thomas Greer

Institute Looking to Keep People Safe when Sharing the Road with Semitrailer Trucks

On June 6th, a careless driver in the Memphis area caused a succession of accidents on I-40 near Austin Peay Highway—one involving a small car that side-impacted a tractor trailer and slid under the truck between the wheels. One adult […]

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FedEx: Self-Driving Trucks “Coming Faster than People Think”

You don’t have to look hard to find online stories discussing the future of self-driving vehicles. Whether it’s marveling over Tesla’s first-to-market technology or debates as to liability in the event of a crash, there’s no shortage of news fodder […]

Thomas Greer

Big Data Could Make Big Strides in Trucker Safety

No one denies that commercial trucking is big business, but more than a few seem to be slow on the uptake in acknowledging that an army of tractor-trailers continually traversing our nation can also cause some big problems. More traffic, […]

Thomas Greer

Some Truckers Are Unsafe At Any Speed

On the morning of February 16, the driver of a tractor-trailer traveling on I-44 just outside of Springfield, Missouri failed to slow down for stopping traffic (due to a previous non-fatal accident) and struck the rear of another 18-wheeler—moments before […]

Thomas Greer

Is Mandatory DUI-Testing a Good Idea?

For a tight-knit community in Phoenix, Arizona, the answer is yes. So much so that friends and neighbors have marched outside the state capitol, submitted over 4,000 petition signatures, and implored their local congressmen to support what has become known […]