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Buckling Up in Back

A study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that many rear-seat passengers don't bother to wear seat belts on every trip. It's a decision that compromises the safety of everyone in the vehicle. Video courtesy of IIHS. For a related safety tip, click here.


7 Steps to Check Oil

A vehicle's engine is at risk for failure when the oil is low or dirty. This video demonstrates how to check the oil. Video courtesy of Allstate. For more maintenance advice, click here.


Understanding Wheel Alignment

Properly aligned wheels are necessary for steering control, fuel efficiency and long tire life. But what factors ensure proper wheel alignment? Video courtesy of CNET. For the full safety tip on wheel alignment, click here.


Preventing Vehicle Theft

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shares five common-sense steps that drivers can take to guard against vehicle theft. For the full safety tip, click here.


Failure to Yield

First responders in West Lafayette, Ind., discuss what stakes are involved when drivers fail to yield to emergency vehicles. This report also includes video of close calls caused by drivers who failed to yield. Video courtesy of WLFI-TV. For the full fleet safety tip on how drivers should respond to an approaching siren, click here.


How to Maintain Your Tires

John Nielsen of AAA offers advice on tire maintenance. Video courtesy of AAA. For more tire safety tips, provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, click here.


Understanding Air Bag Deployment

This video sheds some light on just how quickly air bags deploy when needed. Video courtesy of National Geographic via YouTube. For the full safety tip, click here.


Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, reminding drivers to take extra precautions to share the road safely with motorcycle riders. Video courtesy of the County of Lexington in South Carolina, via YouTube. For the full safety tip, click here.


Floods Pummel Missouri

Floodwaters have ravaged parts of the Midwest and South in recent days, with Missouri the hardest hit. Video courtesy of Reuters. For the fleet safety tip about flash flood conditions, click here.


Advice on Steering Wheel Grips

Are you using a proper grip for the steering wheel? AAA driving expert William Van Tassel offers advice. Video courtesy of AAA and Knowlera Media via YouTube. For the full safety tip, click here.

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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.


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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