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What to Include in a Winter Vehicle Survival Kit

Julie Martin, a meteorologist for the Weather Channel, provides some tips on what to include in a vehicle emergency kit during winter weather. For the full safety tip, click here.


Texas Study Examines HOV Lane Hazards

High-occupancy lanes can improve travel times and encourage car pooling. But they also can pose some unique safety concerns for drivers. Back in 2005, a Texas study examined those concerns. Here's an NBC News report on the research project's findings, which can still help today's fleet drivers identify potential hazards. For the fleet safety tip, click here



Raging Hail Storm Pummels Vehicles in Denver Suburb

A hail storm ripped through Centennial, Colo., on Sept. 29, damaging countless vehicles and wreaking havoc on local streets. This report from CBS Denver Channel 4 News underscores how dangerous and destructive a hail storm can be. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.


What to Do to Make Driving at Night Safer

Driving at night presents a host of challenges, but motorists can take a number of measures to mitigate those risks. Here is some advice from For the full fleet safety tip on night driving, click here.


DriveCam Powered by Lytx Introduction

DriveCam powered by Lytx  Introduction Video


Ambulance Driver Texting While Driving

Ambulance driver texting; narrowly avoids an accident.


Solid Waste Driver on Cell Phone

Solid waste driver on cell phone; drives off road and rolls vehicle over.


Utilities Van Left in Gear Starts to Roll

Driver forgets to set truck rolls into another vehicle.


Utility Van Brakes Hard to Avoid Rear-End

Driver not looking far enough ahead; ends up off the road.


DriveCam Success Stories: US Foods

Thanks to the DriveCam Program, US Foods is seeing a continuous decrease in risky driving behavior, resulting in a 50% reduction in minor vehicle accidents in the first six months. This video is sponsored by Lytx.

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How can you, a safety or risk manager in a company, predict which driver is going to have your fleet’s next accident? By yourself, you can’t. But by enlisting the aid of other road warriors, you can predict which drivers in your fleet are at high risk to have your next at-fault crash.


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