GPS Tracking in the News for the Week Ending March 15th

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FMCSA Warns Truckers to Use Truck-Specific GPS

The recent rash of commercial trucks striking bridges has called attention to the problem of drivers relying on GPS systems for navigation that do not provide information about such limitations.  The FMCSA created a visor card to advise drivers on proper selection and use of GPSnavigation systems.

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FMCSA to make GPS training required for entry-level drivers

U.S. Sen. Chuck Shumer (D-N.Y.) announced Monday that entry-level CDL holders will be required to be trained to operate global positioning systems, a stipulation that will be included in the upcoming entry-level CDL operator rule that will be released by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in the coming months.

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Time and Navigation – The Untold Story of Getting From Here to There

TIME and NAVIGATION  explores how revolutions in timekeeping over three centuries have influenced how we find our way. This new exhibition will open at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., in April 2013.

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