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ATA book on 'Safety for the Long Haul'

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has released Safety for the Long Haul, a comprehensive text on large-truck safety. Written by Dr. Ron Knipling, it encompasses more than 100 specific topics relating to large-truck crash risk, causation, countermeasures, safety management, and safety policy.

Published by ATA, Safety for the Long Haul is written for safety managers, fleet managers and executives, government and industry officials, researchers, and other transportation safety professionals.

The book details safety practices that transcend compliance with government regulations. Chapters include The Science of Safety, Driver Risk, Driver Error, Driver Fatigue, 4-Wheelers, Vehicle Design & Technologies, The Roadway & Traffic Environment, Crash Types, Carrier Safety Management, Special Topics in Carrier Operations & Safety, Regulations, Enforcement & Compliance, and Beyond Compliance.

Purchase the book at or by calling 1-866-821-3468 (toll-free). The book is part of the ATA Business Solutions line of products, webinars, and services.

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