ATA Publishes Large Truck Safety Book

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) released Safety for the Long Haul, a comprehensive text on large truck safety. The book, written by Dr. Ron Knipling, encompasses more than 100 specific topics relating to large truck crash risk, causation, countermeasures, safety management and safety policy. 

"The trucking industry continues to advance an aggressive safety agenda and providing the most current information is key to that mission," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "Safety for the Long Haul is the definitive source of the critical information needed to support the safety initiatives of our members and other transportation organizations."

Published by ATA, Safety for the Long Haul is written for safety managers, fleet managers and executives, government and industry officials, researchers and other transportation safety professionals. Chapters include The Science of Safety, Driver Risk, Driver Error, Driver Fatigue, 4-Wheelers, Vehicle Design & Technologies, The Roadway & Traffic Environment, Crash Types, Carrier Safety Management, Special Topics in Carrier Operations & Safety, Regulations, Enforcement & Compliance and Beyond Compliance.

Safety For the Long Haul can be purchased at www.ATABusinessSolutions.com.

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