Congress didn’t do enough to prevent fatal truck crashes, advocates say. They’re going to Biden.

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NJ.com

With deaths in truck crashes up 30% in a decade and the current transportation policy bill expiring, safety advocates saw their best chance in years to get Congress to require new technologies and new policies to make the roads safer. Yet while the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill — currently on hold in the midst of a fierce debate among Democrats in Congress — includes new safety requirements for truckers, few of the proposals recommended by the National Transportation Safety Board or championed by safety groups made it into the final legislation. “They did have a golden opportunity…

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