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America's Safest Places to Drive Named

A North Carolina city has been named the best city for driving, while a California suburb tops a list of the safest place to drive in a new report from WalletHub.

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Video: How to Drive in Extreme Heat

To prepare for the next heat wave, fleet drivers can follow these six vehicle tips and these four driving tips to lessen the impact of extreme weather on the company asset.

Battery Powered HVAC Available for New Cascadia Models

A battery powered HVAC system is now available as a factory-installed option for new Freightliner Cascadia truck models.

Infotainment Systems Not Safe to Use While Driving: AAA

A recent study from the AAA Foundation and the University of Utah that measures cognitive and visual demands of infotainment systems suggests that they are not proven safe to use when operating a motor vehicle.

Wilson Electronics Offers In-Vehicle Cell Signal Booster

Wilson Electronics has launched a 4G in-vehicle cell phone signal booster for commercial vehicles called the weBoost Drive Sleek OTR.

States with Safest Fleet Drivers Ranked

Fleet drivers in North Dakota with Verizon Connect telematics systems showed the safest driving behavior over a two-year period, while those in Utah were the most dangerous, according to aggregated data from the telematics provider.

Geotab Marketplace Adds Three Telematics Solutions

Geotab has added three mobile apps for asset tracking, preventive maintenance, and driver behavior to its Marketplace platform, the Toronto-based telematics provider has announced.

Marijuana: Most Common Drug in Fatally Injured Drivers

Marijuana has become the leading drug found in fatally injured drivers, and its usage has spiked largely because nine states have legalized it for recreational use, according to a new report form Government Highway Safety Association.

Video: 4 Ways to Avoid Road Debris

Debris in the road or from an unsecured load falling off another vehicle is a roadway hazard. In fact, a study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found 39,000 injuries and more than 500 deaths from those incidents between 2011 and 2014.

Trucking Alliance Pushes Congress to Tighten Truck Driver Drug Testing

The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, also known as the Trucking Alliance, announced it will push for congressional passage of a new drug testing law to require anyone who applies for a safety-sensitive job in the trucking industry to verify no opioid addiction or illegal drug use for at least 30 days prior to employment.