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Drunk Driver Sentenced to 8 Years After Death of Utility Worker

In February 2015, Joel Rebennack was working outside his cable truck in Boone County, Kentucky when Brenda Amerson hit Rebennack and his truck, which led to his death later that night. Police found that Amerson was drunk during the incident. Read the full story here.


MidAmerican Energy Electric Fleet

MidAmerican Energy Electric Fleet announces their plan to add EVs to their fleets. To read more, click here.


Former SDG&E Employee Pleads Guilty to Fatal Hit-and-Run

Hector Hoyt, the former San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) employee accused of running over a 54-year-old homeless pedestrian with his utility truck on Jan. 6 and fleeing the scene, pleaded guilty Sept. 3 to one felony count of hit and run, according to several news sources.


Electric Utility Employee Killed in Railroad Accident

Bob Waterson, an Edmond Electric employee for nearly 34 years, was struck and killed by a train Aug.12 while working. He was 57. Read the full story here.


Video: Aerial Work Platform Fatalities and State of Prevention

Tim Whiteman, president of aerial-work-platform safety association IPAF, talks about how the 30-year-old organization's fatal-accident database is driving its safety-training efforts and identifies the most common causes of aerial work platform fatalities. The video is by


Police Report Re-Creates Fatal SDG&E Accident

The San Diego Police Department (SDPD) has concluded its investigation into the Jan. 22 fatal car crash that resulted in the death of Ana Herrera Rodriguez and the hospitalization of her five-year-old daughter and four-year-old neighbor, listing several contributing factors in the 32-page traffic collision report forwarded to the City Attorney’s Office last month. Click here for the full story.


AT&T Truck Rear-Ends Family SUV

Video by Kiii News.

In Corpus Christi, Texas, Kiii News reported the driver of an AT&T truck rear-ended an SUV on March 15. Officers said the SUV with a family of five had slowed down and the utility truck behind it did not hit the brakes in time. Read more here.


Ohio Edison Worker Thrown from Bucket Truck

Video by Dayton Daily News.

An Ohio Edison lineman in Springfield had to be taken to the hospital March 4 after being ejected from the bucket truck he was working in. Read the full story here.


SDG&E Faces Lawsuit After Fatal Crash

Video from NBC San Diego.

The family of Jaslene Arias filed a lawsuit Feb. 7 against San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) regarding a fatal accident involving an SDG&E driver that took place Jan. 22. Read the full story here.


Mother Killed By Another SDG&E Driver, Family Plans to Sue

In a second fatal accident in January 2014 involving an San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) driver, while the investigation continues, police have cited distracted driving as the likely cause of the accident. Read the full story here.



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Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

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Unintended acceleration, or Sudden Unintended Acceleration (SUA) which it is most frequently called, is the unintended or uncontrolled acceleration of a vehicle.

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