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Dash cam footage shows trooper's escape from inattentive semi driver

An Idaho State Trooper had a narrow escape from an inattentive semi-truck driver on January 17, an incident caught on dash cam and released on March 4.

Close call: Despite clear warning signs - including flares and lights - on I-84 near Meridian, the ‘inattentive semi-driver’ swerved last minute, narrowly missing Trooper Rowley as he fled to safety.

  • The Idaho State Police (ISP) released the footage as a stark reminder for drivers to move over for emergency vehicles and stay alert.
  • Trooper Rowley's quick actions potentially saved his own life.
  • ISP emphasizes the constant risks first responders face on the road and the importance of driver attentiveness.

The video serves as a vivid warning of the dangers of inattention while driving, especially near emergency scenes.

Cybersecurity risks in trucking: Experts warn of ELD vulnerabilities

A Colorado State University study exposes cybersecurity threats in the trucking industry through vulnerable Electronic Logging Devices that could risk vehicle control and data security.
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Atchafalaya Basin Bridge update ends split speed limits for trucks and cars

Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin Bridge implements a uniform 60 mph speed limit for all vehicles and sets right-lane-only rules for trucks to enhance road safety.
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FMCSA studies detention time's impact on trucker safety and efficiency

FMCSA initiates a study to understand the impact of shipping delays on truck driver safety and commercial vehicle operations, focusing on detention time and its effects on compliance, safety, and economic costs.
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