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Top 7 Fed Med Card Questions

Medical certification questions perplex those responsible for qualifying commercial drivers. Share are some of the more frequently posed medical-related questions posed to J. J. Keller’s subject-matter experts.

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Safety Tip: Driving Near Farm Equipment

It's planting season again, so fleet drivers are encountering more farm equipment on the roads. Here's some timely advice from the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau to help drivers more safely share the road with farm equipment.

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Sharing the Road With Farm Equipment

This is the time of year when farmers return to the fields to plant crops, which sometimes requires driving some large farm equipment on public roads. The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau has teamed with the Pennsylvania State Police and other agencies to promote safer driving practices on rural roads. Video courtesy of WJAC 6 News. For the full safety tip, click here.

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Pilot Flying J Carrying Transflo ELDs in Stores

Pegasus TransTech announced that its Transflo ELD T7 devices will now be distributed in Pilot and Flying J travel centers in the U.S.

2016 Safety & Compliance Award winner Kelsey Wolfe of Southern Freight Services. Photo: Chris Wolski

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2017 Safety & Compliance Award Nomination Deadline Extended to May 8

The deadline has been extended for Heavy Duty Trucking magazine’s 2017 Safety & Compliance Award, which recognizes trucking executives who have demonstrated excellence in fleet safety.

Photo of the Snake Creek bridge in the Florida Keys via Wikimedia.

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Most Dangerous, Safest Highways Ranked

The 545-mile U.S. Highway 1 that runs from southern Georgia to Key West, Fla., has been deemed the most dangerous highway in the U.S. because it has the highest fatal crash rate, according to Geotab.

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Teletrac Navman Partners with PTV Group

The integration through Teletrac Navman’s open API offers carriers a single interface to optimize the list of stops drivers need to complete in a given time period, taking into account vehicle dimensions, load capacity, road restrictions, hazardous materials, and other configurations that may affect the route.

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Safety Tip: Driving in Work Zones

The California Department of Transportation provides 11 tips to promote safety in work zones.

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The Toll of Work Zone Safety Lapses

Earlier this month, state departments of transportation highlighted the importance of work zone safety and paid tribute to DOT workers who have lost their lives on the job. Video courtesy of aashtovideo (Transportation TV) via YouTube. For the full safety tip, click here.

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SmartDrive Provides Insight on Distracted Driving

The data analysis clearly demonstrates that the most distracted drivers are less safe overall, commit significantly more fundamental driving errors, and drive faster than the speed limit compared to all other drivers.

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Help in Predicting Your Next Crash

How can you, a safety or risk manager in a company, predict which driver is going to have your fleet’s next accident? By yourself, you can’t. But by enlisting the aid of other road warriors, you can predict which drivers in your fleet are at high risk to have your next at-fault crash.


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Unintended acceleration, or Sudden Unintended Acceleration (SUA) which it is most frequently called, is the unintended or uncontrolled acceleration of a vehicle.

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