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The Numbers Don’t Lie: 85% Risk Reduction

Once he saw the results, Jeremy Collins of Postal Fleet Services was convinced that the SmartDrive video safety program was the answer. “You can actually predict what will happen based on driver behavior. We can see the trends and identify risk before an accident happens. The goal is to improve the quality of drivers and eliminate accidents. SmartDrive does that."

Hear more from Jeremy and learn how you can improve driver behavior and reduce risk in your fleet.

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How to Drive in a Lightning Storm

Ford Motor Co. offers advice on what steps drivers should take to protect themselves against a lightning strike. Video courtesy of Ford. Read the full safety tip here.

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Remember to Slow Down and Move Over

When approaching a stopped emergency vehicle with its lights flashing, drivers need to slow down and, if safe to do so, move over to give emergency workers an empty travel lane as a safety buffer. For the full safety tip, click here. Video courtesy of Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

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Mich. Tow Truck Crash

Despite slick road conditions, a driver fails to slow down when approaching a tow truck parked on the side of a Michigan highway. Dashcam video courtesy of the Michigan State Police and WTHR. For the full safety tip, click here.

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What's the Deal With Roundabouts?

Studies confirm that roundabouts can sharply reduce crashes, so a growing number of municipalities are replacing some traditional signalized intersections with roundabouts. Here's what drivers need to know about roundabouts. Video by Cars.com via YouTube. For the full safety tip, click here.

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Driving With Vision Disorders

The three most common vision disorders that can compromise driving safety are cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration. Video courtesy of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For the full safety tip about protecting your vision, click here.

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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.

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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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Drowsy Driving Risk Rises During Holidays

During the holiday season, everyone is on the go trying to cross off items on their expansive to-do lists. And when busy schedules result in less sleep, the risk of drowsy driving climbs. In less than a month, the Charlotte, N.C., region has seen three drowsy driving-related deaths. Video courtesy of WCNC. For tips on how to get enough sleep, click here.

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Don't Crowd the Plow

The Lake County Division of Transportation in Illinois offers advice on how to safely share the road with snow-plow trucks. Video via YouTube. For the full safety tip, click here.

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How Traction Control Works

A vehicle's traction control system restricts wheel spin when accelerating on slippery surfaces. But there are two specific situations when traction control isn't advantageous and should be turned off. For the full safety tip, click here. Video courtesy of the National Safety Council.

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