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Safety Tip: Driving in High Winds

The Nevada Department of Transportation offers advice on how to drive safely during windy weather.

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Tire Rack Street Survival to Host 1000th Safe Driving Class

In 2017, Tire Rack Street Survival will celebrate 15 years of teaching teens the behind-the-wheel skills that keep all Americans safer on the roads.

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Intel Acquires Self-Driving Tech Firm Mobileye

Intel will acquire Israeli autonomous driving technology provider Mobileye for $15 billion under an agreement announced March 13 that brings the Silicon Valley chipmaker into the emerging autonomous-driving sector.

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House Committee to Eye State/Local Rollout of FAST Act

For its first hearing of the 115th Congress, the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit will delve into how the most recent highway bill — the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act— is being implemented on the state and local level.

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EMC Insurance Companies Chooses Octo Telematics

EMC Insurance Companies has chosen Octo as a fleet telematics partner for its commercial telematics program, Peak Fleet.

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Articles

Taking Action: Getting Prepared for the ELD Mandate

Taking action to ensure on-time compliance with the upcoming ELD mandate is important. Here are 10 steps fleet managers can take to be fully compliant by the December deadline.

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Top Questions About the ELD Mandate

The basics of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate will help you determine if further research and compliance are needed.

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All About the ELD Mandate

From the basics regarding compliance to details regarding costs and benefits, everything the vocational truck fleet manager needs to know about the upcoming deadline for the ELD mandate is shared.

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Safety Tip: Emergency First Aid

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles offers advice on how to assist injured people before emergency personnel have arrived at a crash scene.

Videos

How to Perform Hands-Only CPR

Cardiac emergencies can happen anytime and anywhere, including crash scenes. This video explains how to perform hands-only CPR. Video courtesy of American Red Cross/Howcast. For the full safety tip, click here.

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What Will Your Next Crash Really Cost?

After reading our first white paper, “Enlist the Aid of ‘Road warriors’ to Help Predict Your Next Crash,” you know at-fault crashes are predictable. In this White Paper, Number Two of our series, you will learn that, since at-fault crashes are predictable, they are also preventable through the use of new technology.


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