Eyes on the Road
- Filling the Gaps. // Time;7/20/1970, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p38
The article offers information on the guidance system, developed by Raytheon Co. and is being tested by the U.S. Department of Transport. It states that the system helps the motorists in knowing whether there is a gap available for them on the highway. It consists of a computer, guidance light,...
- New service seeks to flag driver issues before they become violations. // Fleet Owner Exclusive Insight;2/16/2012, p5
The article features J.J. Keller & Associates' DQ Platinum service that monitors drivers' U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) roadside inspections and manages driver qualification documentation to identify compliance deficiencies. Once compliance gaps and inaccurate inspection data are...
- Eyes on the road. Tilles, Alan // Urgent Communications;Feb2012, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p64
The author discusses the implications to the land-mobile-radio (LMR) industry of a new ruling from the U.S. Department of Transportation that prohibit the use of mobile telephones by drivers operating commercial motor vehicles (CMV). According to the author, the rule is so stringent that it even...
- The most peculiar proposal. Vise, Avery // Commercial Carrier Journal;Sep2003, Vol. 160 Issue 9, p8
Focuses on the dilemma faced by the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regarding a notice of proposed rulemaking concerning the minimum training requirements for entry-level commercial motor vehicle operators. Demand of several highway safety advocacy groups in relation to...
- Washington Q&A. Bontz, Rita // Overdrive;Aug96, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p8
Offers information on Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations on the ability of a commercial driver to make his duty status record current.
- Trucking firms face tougher testing laws. Pence, Linda L. // Indianapolis Business Journal;11/11/96, Vol. 17 Issue 34, p16
No abstract available.
- Red Means Stop. Bryant, Bob // Public Roads;Mar/Apr2000, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p1
Deals with the surveys released by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) and the American Trauma Society in 1998 and 1999 concerning drivers who run red lights almost everyday. Statistics provided by the DOT; Effectiveness of using cameras to catch redlight runners; Groups which...
- THE DYNAMIC APPROACH TO EVALUATION OF VISUAL ROAD IMAGE. Zariņš, Atis // Baltic Journal of Road & Bridge Engineering;Jun2006, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p109
The motor road visual quality, which includes such basic categories, as visual clearness and fluency, in conformity with earlier investigations, has an essential significance in the driver's information perception. The managerial decision taken by the driver depends on its result and, hence, on...
- How's My Driving? Brock, Kennith D.; Spinka, Erin // Waste Age;Jul2004, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p18
Discusses ways to minimize highway fatalities in the U.S. Factors that contribute to the majority of vehicle crashes; Characteristics of a poor driver behavior; Methods used by companies to improve driver behavior on the road.