Trucking Expert Witnesses & Crashworthiness

Trucking expert witnesses may write reports and testify on federal motor carrier safety regulations, truck maintenance, trucking and transportation rules, and related topics. Transport Topics reports that American Trucking Associations and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association have together written to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asking the agency to begin researching how standards for crashworthiness for heavy trucks could benefit professional truck drivers.

“NHTSA has continuously developed crashworthiness standards for automobiles and light trucks, but to date has generally not applied crashworthiness standards to commercial trucks,” the two groups wrote to NHTSA chief David Strickland this week.

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