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Will taking the truckers out of trucking improve safety?

Commercial transportation is vital to today's economy. We not only depend on the goods transported across the state and country by commercial vehicles, we expect to receive them faster and faster. With all these demands, some parties resort to dangerous -- and sometimes unlawful -- practices to get the job done.

Truck cargo spills are no laughing matter for victims

When we read about truck cargo spills in the news, it is often in a slightly amusing context. This is because the cargo itself may present an opportunity for some jokes about motor vehicle safety. As this article on cargo spills illustrates, spilled beer can invite drinking and driving puns; ice cream spills lead to rocky road puns; a shipment of mackerel that spilled can be referred to as "a fishy situation."

Tanker trucks can pose serious threat to Alaska motorists

Alaskans are probably quite familiar with the sight of tanker trucks on the roads. These massive vehicles travel across the state carrying fuel and other types of liquefied cargo. In many cases, these trucks arrive safely at their destination, as do all the other motorists sharing the road.

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