Governor's Traffic Safety Committee

Commercial Vehicle Safety

Introduction | Programs & Solutions | FAQs | Safety Tips
Related Sites & Sources | Vehicle & Traffic Law | Brochures & Publications | Audio & Video

Not all navigation systems are the same. That is why it is critical for truck and bus drivers to use the right navigation system when operating a commercial truck or bus. See information about Choosing the Right Global Positioning System (GPS) Navigation Device and a printable visor card external link at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

 


TEXTING WHILE DRIVING LAW
Hand-Held Cell Phone and Portable Electronic Device Use is Prohibited while Driving

Changes to the laws include:

 


Programs & Solutions

 

Commercial Vehicle Safety is primarily handled by our partners, the NYS Department of Transportation external link and the NYS Division of State Police external link.

 


Safety Tips

 

We provide a brief overview of US DOT's "No-Zone" Program which gives automobile drivers safety tips for sharing the road with large commercial vehicles and shows the danger areas, or "No-Zones", around large vehicles.

Information and safety tips for 15-Passenger Vans external link from NHTSA