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What do truck drivers do while working that can cause a crash?

Anyone can make mistakes while driving, but certain people are in positions to cause more harm through their mistakes. Commercial truck drivers are subject to more rigorous controls for their behavior at the wheel, as well as a stricter standard in terms of education. Still, commercial drivers can and do frequently make mistakes that contribute to crashes.

Legislation aims to mandate universal ignition interlocks

Around 30 people every day are killed in New York and across the country in car crashes caused by drunk driving. Despite large-scale police enforcement, drunk driving continues to threaten lives nationwide. Some members of Congress are looking for a technological solution to crack down on the problem, drawing inspiration from a common penalty imposed on drivers convicted of DUI. In many states, drivers who regain their license after a conviction for impaired driving must pay a state fee to have an ignition interlock device installed. This device prevents the driver from starting the car until they blow into it; like a small Breathalyzer, the interlock determines that drivers do not have alcohol on their breath.

Opioids may play significant role in some fatal two-car crashes

Opioid use is widespread in Kentucky, as elsewhere, and the unfortunate thing is that many people choose to drive under the influence of these drugs. Opioids cause drowsiness and dizziness, especially in those who have not developed a tolerance to them, such as individuals who take them for acute injuries like burns and fractures. They are at the highest risk for a crash.

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