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SambaSafety Partners with General Information Services

The NAPBS-accredited employment background screening company is partnering with SambaSafety to provide expanded criminal and driver monitoring offerings.

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CVSA Brake Safety Day Scheduled for September

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance announced that Brake Safety Day is taking place on Sept. 7 this year across North America.

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Products

Wheel Balancers

Rotary introduced a full line of professional wheel balancers to meet any automotive shop’s needs. The line ranges from a value-priced manual model to a sophisticated 3D electronic wheel balancer with microprocessor.

Videos

Failure to Yield

First responders in West Lafayette, Ind., discuss what stakes are involved when drivers fail to yield to emergency vehicles. This report also includes video of close calls caused by drivers who failed to yield. Video courtesy of WLFI-TV. For the full fleet safety tip on how drivers should respond to an approaching siren, click here.

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Safety Tip: When You Hear an Approaching Siren

Here’s driving-safety advice, provided by the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, on how to respond to a siren coming from an approaching emergency vehicle.

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Utility Contractor Cited After Electrocution Death

A KTI Utility Construction employee was preparing a worksite for utility pole installation when his bucket truck came in contact with the energized transmission line.

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Safety Tip: Responding to a Traffic Stop

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles offers advice on what to do when a police officer pulls over your vehicle.

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Azuga Names Safe Driving Award Recipients

In preparation for National Safety Month, Azuga, a global provider of connected vehicle and fleet technologies, announced its first Safe Driving Award recipients of 2017.

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TomTom Allies with Verisk Insurance Solutions

Through the alliance, fleet owners can choose to flow driving data collected by the TomTom Telematics Service Platform with WEBFLEET, the company's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) fleet management solution, into the Verisk Data Exchange.

The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a challenge to the ELD mandate. Photo: Public domain

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Supreme Court Denies Petition to Hear ELD Challenge

Those who were waiting to adopt electronic logging devices hoping the Supreme Court would overturn the ELD mandate as unconstitutional will be disappointed to learn the court has rejected the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association's petition.

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What Will Your Next Crash Really Cost?

After reading our first white paper, “Enlist the Aid of ‘Road warriors’ to Help Predict Your Next Crash,” you know at-fault crashes are predictable. In this White Paper, Number Two of our series, you will learn that, since at-fault crashes are predictable, they are also preventable through the use of new technology.


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