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April 2018 Archives

Road to Zero Coalition aims to eliminate traffic deaths by 2050

The National Safety Council has announced a goal to reduce traffic fatalities in Oklahoma and across the U.S. to zero by 2050. The organization's CEO said the ambitious objective is comparable to the goal of sending an astronaut to the moon 50 years ago.

Be wary of an employer interfering with FMLA leave

The specific language in a Family Medical Leave Act notice is critical. Employees are likely rely on such information so that they can make informed decisions about when and how much unpaid leave they can take. Similarly, the communication and recording of such leave is critical to prevent unlawful punishments against employees who need to take intermittent leave under FMLA.

Ford recalls about 350,000 vehicles following rollaway incident

Ford vehicle owners in Oklahoma may be interested to learn that the carmaker initiated a recall for about 350,000 SUVs and trucks due to rollaway concerns. The company stated that it was aware of one reported accident and injury associated with the problem.

CVSA to conduct annual roadcheck in June

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance conducts a commercial truck and bus inspection spree once a year as a way to enforce compliance with driver and vehicle safety regulations. This 72-hour event is called the International Roadcheck. Truck and bus drivers in Oklahoma should know that the 2018 roadcheck will occur from June 5 to 7, and they should especially keep in mind the current hours-of-service regulations as these are a major focus.

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