Uptick in RV Accidents Expected, as Motorhome Sales Surge Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Recreational vehicle sales are through the roof, as lockdown-weary Americans seek out socially distant vacation options that allow travelers to avoid crowded airplanes, hotels, and restaurants. There’s no question that RVing can be great fun for the entire family. But with hundreds of additional motorhomes, pop-up campers, camper vans, toy haulers, fifth-wheelers, caravans, toterhomes, touring… Read more

Rising Traffic Fatality Rate Followed Relaxation of Federal Trucking Regulations for COVID-19

Motor vehicle fatality rates have risen sharply in recent months, even as the U.S. economy ground to a halt amid the global coronavirus pandemic. While it’s hard to pinpoint what’s driving the spike, it’s worth noting that the surge also followed the federal government’s decision to temporarily suspend regulations intended to keep fatigued truckers off… Read more

Thousands of Truckers Test Positive for Marijuana, Cocaine, and Other Illegal Drugs

With truck and 18-wheeler accidents already killing and seriously injuring thousands of people every year, truck drivers operating under the influence of drugs and alcohol are the last thing anyone needs. Yet data collected by the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse indicates a significant number of the nation’s truckers… Read more

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