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DHL Drivers Enter Final Leg of Safe-Driving Rodeo

Nine DHL Express drivers will compete in a freeway and street driving competition in Dallas on Oct. 19 as the final part of a six-month safe-driving competition designed by the delivery fleet to encourage safer driving.

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NHTSA Official Talks Autonomous Vehicles, Safety Tech at FTX

In his keynote address at the 2016 Fleet Technology Expo, the director of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Vehicle Research and Test Center provided an overview of vehicle safety technologies, covering systems that have recently been introduced to the market as well as technologies currently being developed, such as autonomous vehicles.


Low Profile LED Mini Strobe

The Super Bright LEDs Low Profile Vehicle LED Mini Strobe Light is a multi-purpose SAE Class 1 LED strobe light that can be used in a variety of applications.

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Altec Recalls Aerial Devices

The recall, tied to faulty boom tip covers, affects 219 aerial devices in the 2014 and 2015 model years.


Safety Tip: When Brakes Fail

Here are some tips, provided by Esurance, on how to respond in the event of brake failure.


What to Do When Brakes Fail

This video explains what steps you should take if your brakes suddenly fail. Video courtesy of Esurance. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

Photo of Chevrolet Express courtesy of GM.


GM Recalls Vans for Missing Mirrors

The recall affects 40 2016-2017 Chevrolet Express and 2016 GMC Savana cargo and cutaway vans.


OSHA Compliance for Transportation Guide

J.J. Keller & Associates' OSHA Compliance for Transportation is a new publication to help transportation safety professionals comply with complex OSHA regulations.


Vehicle Fire Safety

Here are tips on how to prevent vehicle fires -- and how to respond if your vehicle catches fire. Video courtesy of the Roseville (Calif.) Fire Department. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.


SafeKey Names New Product Manager

SafeKey Corporation announced the hire of Trent Gilles to its product management team. SafeKey’s technologies serve both the commercial trucking and consumer retail industries.

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Distracted Driving Whitepaper – Understanding Your Fleet’s Risk and Liability

This 14 page whitepaper examines the deadly practice of driving while using a mobile device and the impact such behavior can have on a fleet’s liability. It also addresses innovative solutions that are being developed in response to the growing problem.

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