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The American Transportation Research Institute launched its annual online truck driver survey to receive feedback on the top concerns in the industry. Last week, ATRI collected more than 500 driver surveys at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky. The online version of the same survey is intended to allow a larger number of truck drivers to participate.
The Safety Department recently added two new segments to the Dart Network Podcast feed. With the icy road conditions that can accompany January, February and March around the country, Safety spent some time talking with the Dart Network Podcast about black ice and other hazards that company drivers and owner-operators can encounter on highways and non-interstate roads.
Truckers looking for the latest in winter road conditions, live traffic maps and weather alerts are advised to log on to www.511mn.org. 511 is the Minnesota Department of Transportation's (MnDOT) official traffic and traveler information site. MN 511 offers reports for interstates, U.S routes and state highways in Minnesota. It does not give information on county roads or city streets.
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