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Safety & Accident

Typical recoverable accident losses include some intersection damage, rear-end damage, and intentional damage due to negligence.

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Intangibles Make the Difference in Successful Subrogation

Successful auto claim collectors are well prepared, know the laws and regulations in their states, and are ready to challenge insurers whose practices are meant to intimidate.

Safety partitions help prevent driver and passenger injury caused by shifting cargo loads during a crash or sudden stop.

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What is the Safety Value of Cargo Partitions in Vans?

Cargo partitions add safety and security to fleet vans and can be utilized to turn the front of the cab into a work space.

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GM Enhances Safety in Full-Size Vans for 2008

Head curtain side airbags and enhanced technology glass (ETG) are standard on passenger vans. ETG is a special three-layer glass designed to reduce the risk of ejection during a crash.

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Materials of Trade - Are You Sure You Know the Limits?

Hazmat fines can cost your company tens of thousands of dollars. Familiarity with key areas of the MOT can save time, money, and confusion.

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There's No Excuse for Bad Driving

Nearly every driver has a reason to justify speeding, talking on a cell phone while at the wheel, or following too closely. A safe driving training expert rebuffs those excuses.

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DOT Compliance: Have You Reviewed Your Program Lately?

Following a program compliance may be challenging, but it is doable. Key areas of focus are highlighted.

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DOT Mandates May Apply When Using Trailers

Extra weight from trailer add-ons may push otherwise underweight vehicles over the DOT-exempt weight limit.

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Coordination is Key to Responding to Snow Emergencies

The City of Westminster, Colo., learned valuable lessons during a December 2006 storm event that severely tested the City’s emergency response and fleet maintenance teams. Teamwork and training were critical to a successful response.

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Gaining Control Over Driver Accident Rates

Dave Vance, Fleet Response’s director of safety services, studies driver and crash incident data to identify causes and establish preventability.

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Safety Starts Before an Accident

GM keeps vehicles on the road with all-wheel drive, StabiliTrak, and traction control, and makes sure vehicles stop with anti-lock brake systems.

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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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