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Safe Fleet Acquires Randall Manufacturing

Safe Fleet has completed the acquisition of Randall Manufacturing LLC, marking Safe Fleet's eighth acquisition during its ownership by The Sterling Group.

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U.S. DOT Proposes 4 Opioids for Drug Testing Panel

The Department of Transportation is proposing to add four opioids (hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone, and oxycodone) to its drug-testing panel

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Three States Agree to Collaborate on Autonomous Vehicles

Transportation agencies in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan have formed the Smart Belt Coalition that will focus on automated and connected vehicle initiatives.

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Pep Boys Acquires Just Brakes Repair Chain

Pep Boys has acquired the privately-held Just Brakes chain of repair and maintenance stores in a deal that will increase the chain's network to more than 900 locations.

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Safety Tip: Setting Mirrors for Safer Lane Changes

AAA offers advice on how to properly adjust mirrors to diminish blind spots.

Videos

Reducing Blind Spots

By properly adjusting mirrors, drivers can greatly reduce their vehicle blind spots. Video courtesy of WTVC NewsChannel 9. For the full safety tip, click here.

Photo courtesy of RAM Mounts

Products

IntelliSkin for the HP Elite x3

RAM Mounts announced the upcoming availability of IntelliSkin for the HP Elite x3 mobile device.

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3.1M Vehicles Recalled for Takata Air Bags

NHTSA releases details about 24 separate recalls involving 17 different vehicle manufacturers.

Shellback Smartphone Safe image courtesy of Shellback Business Services.

Products

Shellback Smartphone Safe

Shellback Business Services announced a new Smartphone Safe and Live Undistracted Monitoring App for commercial fleet managers that works with a special type of cell phone case called a Shellback Smartphone Safe.

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FMCSA Suspends Rollout of Online DOT Registration System

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has suspended the rollout of its new online Unified Registration System until technical issues are resolved.

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