Thorn Valley’s Quarterly Newsletter shares driving tips and resources to keep you safer on the road! We’re talking about highway safety and the impact of crashes each year, and how to do your part to stop human trafficking. You can also view our links to federal news and updates.

Highway Safety

The Impact Crashes Have in Just One Year
“Traffic crashes in the US cost society $340 billion in one year, or just over $1,000 for each of the country’s 328 million people, according to a study by safety regulators.” 

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Federal Updates & Resources

OSHA: US Department of Labor Announces Annual Adjustments to OSHA Civil Penalties for 2023
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DOT: Increases Civil Penalty Amounts
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FMCSA: 2023 Random Testing Rates Remain the Same for FMCSA 
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EPA: Final Rule and Related Materials for Control of Air Pollution from New Motor Vehicles: Heavy-Duty Engine and Vehicle Standards
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CARB: California Bans Diesel Engines Manufactured Before 2010 in Effect as of 1/1/2023
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January was National Human Trafficking Awareness Month


Find Out Ways You Can Help!
Human Trafficking is an ugly and despicable crime is unfortunately happening every day across the country. The trucking industry is one of many transportation partners actively involved in the fight against human trafficking. With January designated as Human Trafficking Awareness Month, raising awareness, and sharing information on how everyone can get involved to help combat these horrible practices is priority number one.

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