REMARKS / National Transportation Safety Board issues report on its safety study regarding crashes of “single unit trucks” (Large trucks having a gross vehicle weight of over 10,000 pounds with non-detachable cargo units and with all axles attached to a single frame) – Significance: “single unit trucks” are exempt from many regulations that apply to tractor-trailer rigs. Comment: NTSB under the leadership of Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman continues its admirable focus on proactive and preventive safety measures across transport modes.

NTSB announcement available here.

Synopsis of full NTSB report available here.