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From show floors and beyond
A look at this year's newest trucks and accessories.
The following companies presented new trucks and equipment at trade shows this year:
Autotherm Division, Enthal Systems Inc.
Ford Motor Co.
Hammond Air Conditioning Ltd
International Truck and Engine Corp.
Jam-JC Innovative Products
Navistar International Corp.
Truck-Lite Co. Inc.
State and local engineers join forces to lower fatalities in rural areas.
For more information about the Toward Zero Deaths initiative, visit the following Web sites:
- National Center for Statistics and Analysis publications
- Safe Road Maps
- State Traffic Safety Information
One every 13 minutes
In 2007, an average of 112 people died each day in motor vehicle crashes, continuing a trend in traffic fatalities that has remained constant for nearly two decades. Source: Fatality Analysis Reporting System
Although the number of people injured in crashes has fallen steadily since the late 1990s, nearly 2.5 million were injured in 2007. That's an average of nearly five injuries every minute. Source: Fatality Analysis Reporting System