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Large trucks may be required to have speed limiting devices
Take a look at this article about a proposed safety rule for large trucks from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The agencies issued a joint proposal for a rule that would make speed limiting devices mandatory for all new large trucks and busses operating in the U.S. By ensuring truckers are traveling at safe speeds, it is believed the implantation of this technology will help save lives.

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Large trucks may be required to have speed limiting devices
Take a look at this article about a proposed safety rule for large trucks from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The agencies issued a joint proposal for a rule that would make speed limiting devices mandatory for all new large trucks and busses operating in the U.S. By ensuring truckers are traveling at safe speeds, it is believed the implantation of this technology will help save lives.

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Study finds texting is common when driving distracted
Researchers at the University of Washington studied motorists' behaviors and found that 8 percent used electronic devices while driving. Of the people who drove while distracted, almost half were texting. This article goes on to list some serious facts about texting while driving and the challenges that police officers face while enforcing the law.

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The short and long-term effects of brain injuries
Take a look at this article about traumatic brain injuries. Read more to learn about the short and long-term effects of these types of head trauma. Bumps, blows and jolts to the head or body may cause brain damage of varying severities. These injuries, which are known as traumatic brain injuries, may cause a range of effects. For most, their symptoms subside with rest and time. For others, however, the effects can be lasting. As a result, they may require ongoing medical care, time off of work to recover, and adjustments to their lifestyles or careers.

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Tennessee Taking Action Against Drunk Drivers
Drunk drivers are responsible for killing thousands of people nation-wide each year. Many states are taking action by enacting laws to restrict a person’s ability to get behind the wheel of a vehicle while intoxicated. Tennessee has followed suit in an attempt to reduce their DUI fatality rate. Read this article to find out what they are doing to control the number of intoxicated drivers in the state.
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