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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.

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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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Highway Merging and Lane Changes

Driving school owner Richard D'Astolfo offers advice on how to merge and change lanes safely on a busy highway. Video by Howcast via YouTube. For the full safety tip on freeway driving, click here.

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Video Safety Tip: Freeway Driving

AAA offers seven tips on how to drive safely on busy freeways.

Photo of car crash by CGP Grey via Wikimedia Commons.

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Transportation Accidents Most Common Work Fatality

Work deaths climbed 7% in 2016, and transportation incidents accounted for 40% of those fatalities, according to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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USA Today Finds Drivers Being Overworked at Ports

Drivers may be working shifts of up to 20 hours per day for six days a week at two major Southern California ports, sometimes contributing to fatal accidents, according to a report in USA Today – but port trucking companies say the story is misleading.

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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.


FleetFAQ

Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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