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UPS Driver Rescues Trapped Teen

This Fox 5 News video reports on the heroics of UPS driver Brian Phillips, who rescued a southern California teenager trapped under his own truck after a tire jack collapsed.

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Pull Aside, Stay Alive

As this video from the Arizona Department of Transportation explains, drivers need to pull off the road as soon as possible if they encounter a dust storm that compromises their visibility. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

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Preventing the 'Squeeze Play'

This video from the Michigan Center for Truck Safety offers a reminder that commercial truck drivers sometimes need to swing wide to the left to safely complete a right turn. A crash can occur when a smaller vehicle gets in between the large truck and curb. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

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Driving Near Large Trucks

This video from the Michigan Center for Truck Safety provides advice on how to share the road safely with large trucks. For a related fleet safety tip, click here.

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Ford F-150 Excels in Crash Tests

This video from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety summarizes the results of a recent round of crash tests involving large pickup trucks. The Ford F-150 SuperCab was the only model to qualify as a Top Safety Pick, joining the F-150 SuperCrew, when equipped with Ford's optional forward collision warning system. For the full story, click here.

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The Truth About Speeding

As this video from the National Safety Council shows, drivers can offer up plenty of flimsy justifications for speeding. But the simple truth is that speeding is a major cause of fatal collisions. For the full fleet safety tip on speeding, click here.

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A Distracted Driving Epidemic

This video from KEZI 9 News in Oregon highlights police efforts to combat the widespread problem of distracted driving. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

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Adjust Mirrors for Improved Safety

In this AAA video, driving expert William Van Tassel explains how to adjust vehicle mirrors to improve visibility for lane changes. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

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NYC's Failure to Signal

This video, shot a few years ago, shows video blogger Clarence Eckerson Jr. conducting his own research on how often New York City drivers fail to use their turn indicators. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

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Driving Dangers of 'Springing Forward'

This video report from Fox61 News warns motorists about the spike in drowsy driving during the first week of Daylight Saving Time. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

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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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