Commercial trucks often rely on GPS devices while driving, especially when they are travelling across the country. While GPS devices can be very helpful, an increasing number of commercial trucks have hit bridges while diving underneath due to their GPS not being updated or not reading the map correctly.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently ordered a commercial truck driver to stop driving and said the driver posed an "imminent hazard" on the road. The FMCSA does not usually declare specific drivers as dangerous but in this case, the driver's negligent actions caused a fatal accident and the FMCSA wanted to try and prevent future truck accidents from happening again.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol is reminding drivers that moped riders have the same rights on the road as other motorists after a car accident fatality involving a moped and a tractor-trailer occurred earlier this week.
Consumers continue to face the risk of buying unsafe or dangerous toys this holiday season. That is why the U.S. federal officials are trying to keep hazardous toys manufactured in other countries from being sold in U.S. stores.
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration launched an investigation of the largest U.S. Honda manufacturer after allegations surfaced that they have been selling unsafe motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes. The Honda dealership said they have sold ATVs and other vehicles to buyers in all 50 states so the findings of the investigation could be very critical to many Americans.