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March 14, 2018

Collision Avoidance May Have Lessened Truck Crash Damage

A collision avoidance system might have prevented or lessened the severity of a 2016 crash between a tractor-trailer and an SUV that killed six people and injured five, according to a new report from the National Transportation Safety Board.

March 14, 2018

Ram ProMaster City Recalled for Steering Gear Housing

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling approximately 224 2018 Ram ProMaster City compact vans because the gears within the hydraulic rack-and-pinion steering system may have a casting defect that can potentially fracture and lead to a loss of hydraulic steering fluid.

March 13, 2018

SmartDrive Launches Video Safety Platform With New Hardware

SmartDrive Systems launched the SmartDrive Transportation Intelligence Platform and SR4 hardware for fleets, offering a comprehensive video- and sensor-based intelligence platform for fleets looking to improve driver habits and safety.

March 13, 2018

Least-Traveled Roads Named in Each State

Alaska's Dalton Highway (State Route 11) has been named the most scenic and quiet route in the U.S., according to a new analysis from Geotab.

March 9, 2018

Video: How to Drive During an Earthquake

Earthquakes may not be common, but they can strike in every region of the country — and usually without warning. Drivers should know what to do if one hits when they're behind the wheel.

March 6, 2018

FCA Recalls Ram ProMaster City for Tire Placards

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling approximately 3,460 2018 Ram ProMaster City compact vans because the tire placards may provide misinformation regarding seating capacity.

February 27, 2018

Flexible Strip Lighting

Maxxima’s Hybrid Auxiliary Combination Dual Color STT/ BU Flexible Strip lighting is available in 48- and 60-inch lengths.

February 12, 2018

Electrician Injured After Bucket Truck is Hit

According to police, the electrician, who was working on a traffic light 20 feet above ground, could have sustained serious injuries if he was not wearing a harness attached to the bucket.

February 12, 2018

These 6 States Adopted Essential Traffic Safety Laws

The "2018 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws" grades states on the adoption of 16 fundamental traffic safety laws.

February 5, 2018

How to Drive in a Lightning Storm

Ford Motor Co. offers advice on what steps drivers should take to protect themselves against a lightning strike. Video courtesy of Ford. Read the full safety tip here.

February 1, 2018

Keep Realistic Fleet Expectations

If you don’t stay on top of the latest developments in mobility, battery technology, autonomous vehicles, and telematics, you are subjecting yourself to the whims of senior management who may be making decisions based on the latest trendy news.

January 31, 2018

Altec Recalls Cranes for Load Control

Set to begin Feb. 15, the recall covers 122 Altec AC40-152S cranes in the 2014 to 2017 model years.

January 29, 2018

Safety Tip: Move Over for Emergency Vehicles

Drivers need to remember to slow down and move over — if safe — whenever they see an emergency vehicle stopped ahead on a multi-lane roadway.

January 29, 2018

Remember to Slow Down and Move Over

When approaching a stopped emergency vehicle with its lights flashing, drivers need to slow down and, if safe to do so, move over to give emergency workers an empty travel lane as a safety buffer. For the full safety tip, click here. Video courtesy of Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

January 29, 2018

Mich. Tow Truck Crash

Despite slick road conditions, a driver fails to slow down when approaching a tow truck parked on the side of a Michigan highway. Dashcam video courtesy of the Michigan State Police and WTHR. For the full safety tip, click here.

January 29, 2018

Instilling a Culture of Safe Drivers

While technology can make a big impact on accident reduction, I believe one of the best ways to make progress toward the elimination of injuries and fatalities on the road is by creating a culture of safe drivers.

January 27, 2018

Video: Autopiloted Tesla Rear-Ends Fire Truck

Both NHTSA and NTSB will investigate a Los Angeles-area collision involving a Tesla Model S that the driver said was operating in Autopilot mode.

January 24, 2018

HLDI Reveals Vehicles With Lowest Collision Losses

The top 10 list, released by the Highway Loss Data Institute, includes large pickups from Ford and Ram.

January 24, 2018

Nationwide Executive Elected IIHS Chairman

William L. Windsor Jr. will head the board of directors of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

January 22, 2018

Safety Tip: 5 Things to Remember About Roundabouts

The Washington Department of Transportation offers advice on how to safely navigate a roundabout.



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