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The Numbers Don’t Lie: 85% Risk Reduction

Once he saw the results, Jeremy Collins of Postal Fleet Services was convinced that the SmartDrive video safety program was the answer. “You can actually predict what will happen based on driver behavior. We can see the trends and identify risk before an accident happens. The goal is to improve the quality of drivers and eliminate accidents. SmartDrive does that."

Hear more from Jeremy and learn how you can improve driver behavior and reduce risk in your fleet.

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Dock Stop Gate

The Dock Stop Gate from “Save”ty Yellow Products is a solution designed to prevent fork trucks from driving or backing off docks at warehouse and facility gates.

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Flexible LED Strip Lights

Maxxima's flexible hybrid auxiliary stop-turn-tail backup LED strip lights are designed for trucks, trailers, buses and other vehicles.

Photo of a Nissan Titan crew cab by Andy Lundin.

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Nissan Titan and Titan XD Trucks Recalled for Capacity Labeling

Nissan North America, Inc. is recalling approximately 483 Nissan Titan and Titan XD MY 2016-2018 vehicles due to an increased risk in crashing by way of vehicle overload.

Photo of a rearview camera image via banootah_qtr/flickr

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Full Rear Visibility Conformance Required by May 1

Conformance with the full rear visibility portion of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS 111) regulation is required in the U.S. by May 1, 2018. Here are some things to know about the regulation.

A national trade association gives top honors to Gemini Motor Transport (Gemini), the primary fuel-hauling fleet for Love’s Travel Stops, for the company’s safe driving record. (Photo courtesy of Love's)

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Gemini Motor Transport Wins Safety Award

National Tank Truck Carriers, Inc. (NTTC), a trade association that specializes in bulk transportation services, recognized Gemini at its Annual Conference Safety Award Luncheon this week.

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FleetUp Names VP of Sales, Business Development

FleetUp named Ken McCann, formerly with Drivewyze, vice president of sales and business development, effective immediately

Autocar's ACX Xpeditor

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Autocar Xpeditor Trucks Recalled for Steering Issue

Autocar, LLC (Autocar) is recalling an estimated 541 2018-2019 Autocar Xpeditor vocational trucks because the pinch bolt on the clamp for the adjustable length drag may not have been tightened properly.

The four-post lift has impact-resistant LED lights illuminating truck undercarriages. Photo: Stertil-Koni

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Study Shows Lighting Key to Maintenance Shop Safety

The stakes are high and the payoffs big when it comes to worker safety, notably in reducing accidents, minimizing eyestrain, and increasing overall efficiency and productivity. Stertil-Koni says professional lighting is one of the keys to enhancing overall shop safety and performance.

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American Traffic Solutions Parent Acquires Toll Management Company

The corporate parent of toll management fleet services provider American Traffic Solutions (ATS) has acquired a Miami-based toll collection company and a European traffic fee company, according to a release.

Photo of Chevrolet Silverado no-drill mounting plates courtesy of Larson Electronics

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Chevrolet Silverado No-Drill Mounting Plates

Larson Electronics now offers a variety of no-drill roof mounting plates for Chevrolet Trucks, including the Silverado and GMC Sierra.

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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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