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November 13, 2017

Seat Belt Use by Commercial Drivers Hits All-Time High

According to a survey conducted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 86% truck and bus drivers now regularly use their safety belts while driving.

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.

September 27, 2017

Ford Recalls Pickups for Seat Belts, Roofs

The manufacturer issues two separate recalls, the largest of which covers 504 2017 Ford F-150 and Super Duty trucks in the U.S.

September 11, 2017

Safety Tip: Seat Belt Check List

As an IIHS survey underscores, some people don't bother to buckle up -- particularly when they're riding in the back seat. A simple reminder from the driver can make all occupants safer.

September 8, 2017

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.

August 31, 2017

Ford Recalls F-Series Crew Cab Trucks for Seat Belts

The recall covers more than 117,000 2015-2017 Ford F-150 Crew Cab and 2017 F-250 and F-350 Super Duty Crew Cab trucks in the U.S.

August 27, 2017

Safety Tip: Five Ways Seat Belts Help Prevent Injuries

Fleet drivers need to buckle up every trip. Here are five ways seat belts protect occupants from injuries, according to the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security.

July 27, 2017

Ford Recalls F-150 and 3 Other Models for Seats

The recall, tied to defective attaching bolts, covers more than 94,000 Ford F-150, E-Series, Escape and Lincoln MKC vehicles in the U.S.  

July 27, 2017

GM Recalls Multiple Models for Air Bags, Seat Belts

A software update that was part of a previous recall might have been incomplete, affecting more than 40,000 cars and trucks.

May 12, 2017

Ram Pickups Recalled for Air Bags, Seat Belts

The recall, set to begin June 23, covers more than 1 million Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 vehicles.

November 20, 2016

Why Fleet Drivers Need to Buckle Up

Each year, U.S. employers spend billions on traffic accidents involving workers who didn’t wear a seat belt. And some workers are more likely to ditch the belt than others.

September 29, 2016

Sprinter 2500, 3500 Vans Recalled for Seat Belts

The recall, issued by Daimler Vans USA, covers 271 vehicles.

September 14, 2016

NETS Offers Safety Campaign Toolkit

The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety is helping employers gear up for the Drive Safely Work Week campaign in early October.

May 16, 2016

Vans Add Next-Gen Safety Technology

In the light-duty van market, safety has become a priority for fleet buyers and manufacturers.

May 12, 2016

National ‘Click It or Ticket’ Campaign Launches

The 2016 safety campaign kicks off in Chicago, with federal and state officials coming together to promote greater seat belt use on America’s roads.

April 15, 2016

GM Recalls Pickups for Seat Belt Problem

The recall covers more than 895,000 2014-2015 model-year Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 pickup trucks in the U.S.

December 22, 2015

Ford F-150 SuperCrew Trucks Recalled for Seat Belts

The action covers 2,590 2015 model-year trucks in the U.S.

December 9, 2015

Proposed Rule Would Require Seat Belts for Passengers in Commercial Trucks

FMCSA is asking for public comment on a proposal to require passengers riding in property-carrying commercial motor vehicles to use safety belts.

December 7, 2015

Video Tip: Buckling Up in Back

Rear-seat passengers are three times more likely to die in a crash if they’re unbuckled, so it's important for fleet drivers to make sure all passengers are wearing seat belts each and every trip.

December 7, 2015

Backseat Passengers at Risk

Rear-seat passengers are three times more likely to die in a crash if they're not wearing a seat belt, but many adults riding in back still neglect to buckle up. Here's a KOLR 10/CBS News report about this dangerous trend. For the fleet safety tip, click here.

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