State Patrol, NE Trucking Association, launch trooper in a truck program.

Author:Wanamaker, Bill
Position::TRUCKING
 
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The Nebraska State Patrol and the Nebraska Trucking Association have started a new collaborative safety project called "Trooper in a Truck." The state-wide project is designed to identify and address unsafe driving behaviors in and around large Commercial Motor Vehicles. Troopers will ride in cabs of Commercial Motor Vehicles watching for unsafe driving behaviors, such as driving while texting, following too closely, speeding, and aggressive driving. When violations are observed, they will be called to a nearby Trooper in a marked patrol unit, who will stop the violator, and issue a citation or warning.

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