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2018: The Year of NOT Living Dangerously. Are you Prepared and Protected?

2018: The Year of NOT Living Dangerously. Are you Prepared and Protected?

From accident reduction and exonerations to reduced maintenance and insurance costs, safety leaders share why video safety was the right choice and the results to prove it.

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  • “We lowered our insurance costs and exonerated drivers.”
  • “We’ve seen the time to claim closure reduced by a third.”
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Products

LED Fog and Driving Light Kits

Truck-Lite Co., LLC has added SAE-compliant LED fog light kits and an LED auxiliary driving light kit to its Truck-Lite by RIGID product offering.

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Products

ArtLift

Compared to hydraulic or pneumatic systems, the ArtLift is extremely lightweight, but it boasts a 440-pound lifting capacity that accommodates more than 98% percent of common freight.

News

Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire Safe Fleet

Safe Fleet Holdings, LLC, a provider of safety and productivity solutions for fleet vehicles, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners.

A truck's chassis manufacturer determines a vehicle's gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR). The GVW is the total weight of a truck and its payload. Photo courtesy of Ford

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The role of GVWR and GCWR in Specifying Work Trucks

Understanding GVWR and GCWR is a key part of assessing CDL operator requirements and ensuring employee safety.

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Video Safety Tip: Protecting Your Vision

AAA offers five recommendations to help drivers maintain good vision for driving. And NHTSA explains how three different vision disorders — cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration — can diminish a driver's ability to see the road clearly.

Videos

Driving With Vision Disorders

The three most common vision disorders that can compromise driving safety are cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration. Video courtesy of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For the full safety tip about protecting your vision, click here.

Photo by Intel Free Press/Flickr via Wikimedia Commons.

News

Georgia Considers Handheld Phone Ban for Drivers

The state legislation also seeks to raise the distracted-driving fine from $150 to as much as $900 for repeat offenders.

Image courtesy of NHTSA.

News

NHTSA Launches Safety Campaign for Super Bowl Sunday

Companies can download for free safety campaign materials reminding employees to plan ahead for a safe ride home if they drink during game-day festivities.

News

Video Safety Tip: Vehicle Noises You Shouldn’t Ignore

AAA explains which eight vehicle noises signal trouble that needs to be addressed as soon as possible.

Videos

8 Noises that Drivers Shouldn’t Ignore

What does that weird sound coming from your vehicle mean? AAA offers some answers. Video courtesy of AAA. For the full safety tip, click here.

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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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