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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Image of FullVue rearview monitor courtesy of DriveAssist .

Products

FullVue Rear View Monitor

DriveAssist Technologies, a supplier of safety and convenience products for the automotive aftermarket, will begin shipping the FullVue Rear View Monitor to select 12-volt specialists in the U.S. and Canada.

Articles

6 Years Later: The Cell-Phone Ban

Even though the cell-phone ban is six years old, the temptation to use an electronic device while operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) is still strong for some drivers. In 2016, more than 21,000 roadside inspection reports contained a violation for using a handheld mobile device while operating a CMV.

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Sprinter 3500 Vans Recalled for Crosswind Assist

The recall covers 2,177 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 and Freightliner Sprinter 3500 vans.

Photo of Toyota Tundra courtesy of Toyota.

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Toyota Recalls Pickups, Other Models for Overloading Risk

The recall covers multiple models, including Tacoma and Tundra pickups, RAV4 and Highlander SUVs and Sienna minivans.

Image courtesy of Wildwood Disc Brakes

Products

Big Brake Front Kits for Toyota Tacoma

Wilwood’s two newest front big brake kits for 2005-2016 six-lug Toyota Tacoma trucks provide increased braking capacity and long-life durability for all types of highway, towing, hauling, off-road, and extreme-duty applications.

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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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Fleet Faq Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

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