The US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requires passengers riding in large commercial trucks to use seat belts whenever the vehicles are operated on public roads in interstate commerce and has made carriers and drivers responsible, effective August 8, 2016.
The final rule revises existing Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, including the new requirement defining the responsibility for carriers and drivers to oversee seatbelt usage, since, as noted in the final rule, an unsecured passenger (or other occupant, including an instructor) not only risks personal injury but may also create a hazard for the driver during emergency steering or braking maneuvers.
In 2014, 37 passengers traveling unrestrained in the cab of a large truck were killed in roadway crashes, according to the most recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Of this number, approximately one-third were ejected from the truck cab.
Join us for a fun round of Texas Scramble golf at Meadow Gardens Golf Club in Pitt Meadows on Tuesday, September 10th. Enjoy networking and socializing with industry friends, excellent golf and on-course activities, superb food and opportunities to win challenges and prizes.