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Distracted Driving in a Connected World

The problem of distracted driving is not new, but as technology increasingly becomes a big part of life in the workplace, fleets need to put policies in place to prevent it.

6 Years Later: The Cell-Phone Ban

Even though the cell-phone ban is six years old, the temptation to use an electronic device while operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) is still strong for some drivers. In 2016, more than 21,000 roadside inspection reports contained a violation for using a handheld mobile device while operating a CMV.

Why a Driver Phone Ban Is Crucial

Employers that lack an enforced ban on driver cell phone use are putting themselves at great financial risk, according to the National Safety Council. Video courtesy of the National Safety Council. For distracted driving prevention tips, click here.

Shellback Smartphone Safe

Shellback Business Services announced a new Smartphone Safe and Live Undistracted Monitoring App for commercial fleet managers that works with a special type of cell phone case called a Shellback Smartphone Safe.

Drive 4G-X OTR

weBoost, the global leader in cell signal boosters, announced the Drive 4G-X OTR, an all-in-one signal booster kit for truck drivers.

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.