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History Marianne Karth Reflected On Today

History Marianne Karth Reflected On Today

(Written by Marianne Karth) This morning, I was reflecting for a moment on how this drafted comprehensive underride protection legislation began back in March. Here are a few interesting things which I posted about during that time (and since): –2 Moms Share Their Safer Truck Message in Hallways & Hearings on The Hill –DOT Regulatory Priorities for 2017 –2 Moms, Sick & Tired of Waiting, Draft Truck Underride Legislation –2 Moms Collaborate With Innovative & Insightful Truck Industry Leaders –Heading…

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WUSA9 Exposes the Truth about Truck Underride

WUSA9 Exposes the Truth about Truck Underride

We have all been on the roads when we are either passing a semi tractor-trailer or they are passing us.  Along the sides of the truck, there are almost four feet from the pavement to the bottom of the trailer.  People are instinctively uncomfortable when they travel near trucks with open space between the front and rear tires.  Cars can … and do go under the sides of trailers with deadly consequences hundreds of times every year. WUSA9 recently began…

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