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What is most surprising about some of the regulations is the light they shed on the larger trucking industry and the fact that some of them are needed in the first place.
With that said, it is scary that not all truck drivers follow the rules, regulations, and guidelines that have been established and implemented to ensure other drivers, motorcyclists, and even bicyclists and pedestrians are safe from truck accidents on our roads.
Currently, there are six states that require seatbelts on school buses – California, Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York and Texas. The state of Tennessee does not have this mandatory law. Read more here about this controversy and the arguments on both sides of this important safety issue in Tennessee.
As the summer approaches and more people hit the road for summer vacations, it is good to refresh your knowledge on safe driving techniques.
Go to this link to read about 4 tips for driving safely on Florida roads.
It's called the Move Over Law, and has recently been the muscle behind an emphasis campaign conducted by Washington State troopers. That's a fancy way of saying that they pulled over and ticketed a lot of violators of this law. Many people don't know there is a requirement to change lanes when approaching the scene of an accident or traffic stop, so read this post by Bill Coats Law of Bellingham, Washington about a traffic law you might not know you're breaking.