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Safety Tip: When Passing Isn’t Safe

When is it unsafe to pass another vehicle? The Idaho Transportation Department offers guidance.

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Products

Powerstep for Ford Transit Vans

AMP Research, a provider of bed steps, bed extenders, and automatic power articulating side steps, has announced the release of its Powerstep running boards for the 2014-2017 Ford Transit Van.

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How the Solar Eclipse Will Affect Fleets

The Aug. 21 solar eclipse will bring total or partial darkness to much of the continental U.S. – and with it, a potential traffic nightmare for drivers across the country.

Study volunteers were monitored via standoff and wearable sensors. Graphic courtesy of the University of Houston.

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How Do Distracted Drivers Physically Respond?

Texting while driving is much riskier than driving while emotionally upset or daydreaming, according to a new study from the University of Houston and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.

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Ram Truck Track Bars Recalled for Steering Loss Risk

Certain adjustable track bars, manufactured by Carli Suspension, are at risk for detaching from the axle.

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Trucker Tips for the 2017 Eclipse

Researchers are predicting up to 7.5 million people throughout the United States will travel up to 60 miles to experience the solar eclipse, which will cause a serious influx in regular traffic patterns.

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Articles

Telematics in Vocational Truck Fleets: Food and Beverage

Complying with both vehicle and food safety regulations, keeping vehicles on the road with minimized downtime, and ensuring route efficiency are all ways food and beverage fleets are leveraging telematics solutions to help with their operations.

UPS says its new virtual reality training technology is realistic down to the finest details. Photo: UPS

News

UPS Turns to Virtual Reality to Train Drivers

UPS will begin using cutting-edge virtual reality technology to train drivers at UPS Integrad training facilities.

Videos

7 Steps to Check Oil

A vehicle's engine is at risk for failure when the oil is low or dirty. This video demonstrates how to check the oil. Video courtesy of Allstate. For more maintenance advice, click here.

News

Safety Tip: 12 Maintenance Mistakes to Avoid

Pep Boys lists 12 commonly made maintenance mistakes that can be costly in the long run.

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