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Isuzu Adds Two Class 5 Gasoline Cabovers

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has added two gasoline-powered Class 5 low-cab-forward trucks to its lineup, and will begin offering an advanced driver assistance package and backup cameras in May.

Automatic Braking Study to Identify More Benefits of the Tech

Although automatic emergency brake systems have proven to prevent typical front-to-rear crashes, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is exploring additional opportunities to increase the effectiveness of the technology.

Speeding Forum Set for April, IIHS Says

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Governors Highway Safety Association will jointly host a forum in April to address the ongoing problem of speeding, which is a factor in about 10,000 roadside fatalities each year.

How to Handle a Tire Blowout

A sudden tire blowout can happen anywhere, anytime. It can be a frustrating situation for a busy commercial driver on a schedule. More importantly, a tire blowout can pose a serious safety hazard.

Virginia Cellphone Driving Ban Moves Forward

With the goal of tightening an existing law prohibiting texting while driving, both houses of Virginia's General Assembly recently voted to ban the use of handheld mobile devices while operating a motor vehicle.

Some Cities Passing Tougher Distracted Driving Laws Than States

Several cities are responding to what they view as lax state legislation by passing their own distracted driving laws. Three states in the nation still allow texting while driving and only 16 have adopted hands-free laws, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association.