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November 20, 2017

Urban Driving Advice

Central business districts in major cities can be intimidating for some fleet drivers accustomed to driving in much less congested conditions. Here are some urban driving safety tips you can pass along. Video courtesy of Vision Zero San Francisco and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. For more city driving advice, click here.

October 10, 2017

U.S. Road Deaths Rise 5.6% in 2016

Speeding, alcohol impairment and failure to buckle up contribute to the disturbing trend, according to newly released data from NHTSA.

October 3, 2017

Truck Side Guards

Morgan Corporation's truck side guards are designed to sweep aside pedestrians and bicyclists in side-impact crashes, preventing them from being swept underneath the vehicle.

August 7, 2017

Safety Tip: Driving Near Schools

AAA offers driving safety reminders for the new school year.

March 30, 2017

2016 Pedestrian Deaths Projected to Shatter Records

Preliminary estimates released by the Governors Highway Safety Association indicate an 11% surge in pedestrian road fatalities last year compared to 2015.

June 17, 2016

Video Safety Tip: Driving Near Bicyclists

Summer is here and that means sharing the road with more bicycles. Here's some advice to help drivers coexist with cyclists more safely and peacefully.

March 14, 2016

Safety Video Tip: Adjusting to the Time Change

The beginning of Daylight Saving Time brings an increase in drowsy driving risk as motorists struggle with sleep debt. Here are some timely safety tips from AAA and the National Sleep Foundation you can pass along to fleet drivers.

February 22, 2016

Video Tip: Crosswalk Safety

Here's some advice from the California Department of Motor Vehicles to help drivers improve crosswalk safety.

February 18, 2016

Pedestrians More Distracted, Too

This Wall Street Journal video demonstrates how distracted -- and more unpredictable -- many pedestrians are today because they're too busy looking at their cell phone instead of where they're walking. To view the full fleet safety tip on crosswalk safety, click here.

April 15, 2015

Backeye 360-Degree Camera System

The Brigade Electronics Backeye 360 is an intelligent camera monitor system that provides a driver with a comprehensive, 360-degree view around the vehicle.

February 26, 2015

Report: U.S. Pedestrian Fatalities Remain High

A report from the Governors Highway Safety Association finds that 2,125 pedestrians were killed in the first half of 2014 – essentially unchanged when compared with the 2,141 pedestrian fatalities during the same period in 2013.

February 9, 2015

NYC Adding Truck Side Guards to Protect Pedestrians, Cyclists

New York City will begin adding side guards to 240 of its medium-duty trucks that will prevent a pedestrian or cyclist from being caught under a vehicle during a collision, Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced.

October 23, 2014

Ford to Offer 'Pre-Collision' System

Ford will offer a new driver-assist system that will reduce the severity or eliminate some frontal collisions between its vehicles and pedestrians, the company announced.

June 2, 2014

AT&T Launches 'Connected Intersections' to Improve Safety on NYC Streets

The initiative seeks to utilize smartphone technology and wireless networks to make pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists more aware of their surroundings and alert them to potential dangers.

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