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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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Bandag Marks 60th Anniversary with Launch of Built for Better

Bandag is marking its 60th anniversary with the launch of a new global campaign called Built for Better, which will unite the Bandag brand globally and position retreads as a sustainable business solution for fleet customers of any size.

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The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

A new report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that drowsy driving causes 1.2 million collisions each year. Video courtesy of CBS New York. For more about the NHTSA report and the problem of drowsy driving, click here.

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ELD Solution Spotlight

To help you navigate the abundance of ELD solution providers, Work Truck magazine assembled a solution spotlight with details and information on several options.

Infographic courtesy of AAA Foundation. Source of data: CDC.

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Safety Tip: Preventing Drowsy Driving

A new report from NHTSA stresses the need to better educate American drivers about the dangers of driving when sleep-deprived.

Products

ELD Solution Spotlight: Telematics Suite

WEX offers a suite of telematics solutions assembled to meet the needs of today’s federal regulations. A telematics solution from WEX seamlessly integrates fuel purchase data with an electronic logging device (ELD) GPS system.

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ELD Solution Spotlight: ELD Compliance Solutions

Telogis offers a compliance package that will help you to get — and stay — compliant with the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, no matter what changes the FMCSA introduces in the future.

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Improving Truck Ergonomics for Driver Safety

OSHA regs require an employer to provide a workplace (which includes upfitted work vehicles) free from recognized hazards. The best way to make a work truck fleet more ergonomic is to proactively identify and rectify potential issues.

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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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