RSA Wants Safer Highways

ROAD SAFE AMERICA initially expected to find speeding trucks to be the clear culprit in the tragic deaths caused when big trucks and passenger cars crash. Though speed is certainly a leading cause, RSA discovered that there are numerous additional issues affecting trucking safety.

1. Speed Governors

  • Cruise Control

>> Click To Learn About Speed Governors

2. Fatigue

  • Electronic Logging Device
  • Log Book
  • Sleep Apnea

>> Click To Learn About Fatigue

3. Technologies

  • Crash Avoidance and Mitigation
  • Land Departure Warning
  • Electronic Stability Control

>> Click To Learn About  Technologies

4. Driver Education

  • Tips for Cars
  • Entry Level Truck Driver Training

>> Click To Learn About  Driver Education

5. Driver Compensation

  • Compensation
  • Health/Welness
  • Working Conditions
  • Prescription Drugs

>> Click To Learn About Driver Compensation

6. Minimum Insurance

>> Click To Learn About Minimum Insurance


The term “tractor-trailer” or "big-rig" used on this website
refers to all Class 8 trucks which is the heaviest class.

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