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Trucker skillfully avoids crash with fire truck on highway

A semi truck driver in Rochester, Minnesota, made a quick decision to prevent a collision with a fire truck on March 4, 2024.

Close call: The fire truck turned onto Highway 52 without noticing the semi, forcing the trucker to swerve onto the shoulder to avoid a crash.

Caught on camera: Traffic cameras show the semi narrowly avoiding the fire truck, which was responding to an earlier car versus semi collision.

The trucker's quick reaction and safe handling of their rig likely prevented another accident, showcasing the driver's skill in an emergency situation.

There were no reports of injuries or further incidents following the trucker's evasive maneuver.

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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