Just because someone in an authoritative organization said it, doesn’t mean it’s true
During my graduate work I learned many valuable skills, but one of the best was restrained scepticism about the reliability of facts and information. If I had the least inkling of a doubt about the meaning of a word, I looked it up; otherwise, I suffered the wrath of my supervisor who was fierce about etymology (the meaning of words). This need to accurate soon applied to all information and knowledge.
A couple of weeks ago, our company had a meeting of its driving instructors. There, two pieces of information were relayed: the first fundamentally changed issues of compliance in the commercial driving industry; and the second potentially changed how we taught students the inner workings of air brakes.