Other notable findings in the CDC study include:
• More than one-third of drivers were involved in at least one serious crash.
• Drivers who did not wear safety belts were more likely to participate in other unsafe driving activities, such as speeding and committing moving violations.
• Drivers who work for an employer with a written safety program are more likely to use a seatbelt than drivers who work for an employer that doesn’t have a written plan
• More than one-third of truck drivers who died in crashes in 2012 were not wearing a safety belt, according to a report.
Based on the most recent release of the U.S. Department of Transportation report on significant rulemakings, the agency now anticipates the electronic logging devices final rule to appear in the Federal Register on September 30, 2015.