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Sharing the Road With Snow Plow Trucks

In 2015 so far, Iowa has seen a rash of collisions involving snow plow trucks. The trucks have big blind spots, and plow drivers often lack a clear view of nearby vehicles. What's needed most is for other drivers to slow down and show patience when they see a snow plow truck clearing the road. Here's a video from KWWL Channel 7 offering tips on how to safely share the road with snow plow trucks. For the full tip, click here.


New Gadgets for Your Vehicle's Winter Emergency Kit

In this video, TV personality Al Roker speaks with Popular Mechanics' Joe Bargmann to learn about the new products available for wintertime vehicle emergency kits.



Winter Weather Driving Advice

In this video from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Sgt. Ruben Marichalar of the Minnesota State Patrol offers tips on regaining vehicle control on icy roads. He also explains why it's dangerous to use cruise control in wintry conditions and stresses the importance of maintaining space cushions between your vehicle and others. For the full safety tip, click here.


Understanding Wheel Misalignment

This video, produced by Hunter Engineering Co. in the U.K., explains the causes and impact of wheel misalignment. For the full safety tip, click here.


Diffusing Road Rage

This video, produced by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, offers tips on how drivers can prevent road-rage incidents. For the full safety tip, click here.


Deputies Crack Down on Move-Over Law Violations

This WFTS-TV ABC Action News report, which aired earlier this year, highlights how deputies in Hillsborough County are cracking down on drivers violating Florida's "Move Over" law. For the fleet safety tip on "Move Over" laws, click here.


Vehicle Safety Near Downed Power Lines

Here is a video, produced by Southern California Edison, describing what motorists should do if they encounter downed power lines. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.


California Hit by Flash Floods

During last week's rainstorms in California, many drivers decided to take their chances and attempt to drive through pools of rainwater -- only to become stranded. In San Francisco, some drivers had to climb out of their cars and wade over to the center divider to reach higher ground. Here's a report from ABC Channel 7 News. For the full safety tip on flood response, click here.


Driving in Icy Conditions

Here is some advice, provided by the Michigan State Police, about driving in icy road conditions. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.


Adjusting Seats and Steering Wheels

This AAA video offers advice to help drivers properly adjust the seat and steering wheel. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

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