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SmartDrive Enhances Driver-Safety Video Solution

The latest release of SmartDrive’s video-based analytics platform and safety program includes new capabilities for capturing and delivering videos, improving the video-coaching process and driver-performance analytics as well as custom policy configurations.

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Older Sprinter Vans Recalled for Brake Warning Light

The recall covers more than 17,000 Dodge and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans in the 2003 to 2006 model years.

Safety at work zones and streamlined inspections at the Mexican border are involved in the Arizona programs.

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Arizona to Test Work Zone Notification, Quicker Safety Inspections

The Arizona Department of Transportation will use federal funding next year to testing technology to improve commercial transportation safety and efficiency.

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2017 Fleet Safety Conference Seeks Presenters

The Fleet Safety Conference planning committee is looking for presenters for the 2017 show to fill out the conference schedule.

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Safety Tip: Floor Mat Installation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides advice on how to ensure floor mats are installed properly and don't interfere with accelerator or brake pedal operation.

Videos

Floor Mat Installation

Whenever reinstalling a driver's floor mat, fleet drivers need to make sure they follow the manufacturer's instructions for that particular vehicle model. An improperly installed floor mat poses a safety risk. This video demonstrates how to install floor mats in a Toyota Camry and shows how retention clips are used to prevent slippage. Video courtesy of Toyota. For the full fleet safety tip on floor mat installation, click here.

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Articles

Prepare for Inclement Weather

As the end of the year is upon on us, the change in seasons will impact highway safety across the United States. Before beginning or continuing with a run, it is important to monitor weather patterns in the regions drivers are traveling.

Zavcor Trucking Ltd. has reduced its accident frequencey rate by 75% through online training courses. (Photo courtesy of CarriersEdge)

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Training Courses Improve Trucking Fleet's Safety

Cross border refrigerated and dry freight carrier, Zavcor, is reducing accident frequency, violation and management costs, and improving fuel efficiency with online training and compliance tools

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Nissan Recalls Titan XD Diesel Trucks for Fuel Gauge

The recall affects more than 12,000 2016-model year pickup trucks that are at a higher risk for running out of fuel.

The ultimate goal of the ELD Mandate is to improve safety, not only for drivers but for those with whom they share the road. (Photo: MiX Telematics)

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An ELD Primer for Fleet Managers: Just the Facts

The upcoming ELD mandate is the biggest technological change fleet managers have faced in nearly 30 years. A summary of important facts and a primer for fleet managers is shared.

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