Monthly Archives: July 2012

A Gift From the Public

Does anyone call the 1-800 number on the back of a vehicle? The answer is yes—thousands of people call each and every day.

If your vehicles are on the road, it’s a sure bet that there are other motorists and pedestrians who want to contact you about driver safety behaviors and actions. The 1-800 number […]

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Taking a Chance by Texting

In 2010, near Munfordville, Kentucky, a truck-tractor in combination with a 53-foot-long trailer, left its lane, crossed the median and collided with a 15-passenger van. The truck driver failed to maintain control of his vehicle because he was distracted by use of his cell-phone. The collision resulted in 11 fatalities. 1
A Virginia Tech Transportation […]

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DriverCheck Presents at Utility Division

… DriverCheck provides driver behavior monitoring and safety training proven to reduce at fault collisions in a fleet by 30% or more.

Tampa, FL., DriverCheck, Inc. (http://www.drivercheck.net) recently participated in the Winter Meeting of the NSC-Utility Division. Tom O’Connell, National Accounts Manager, presented “Best Practices” for DriverCheck program users. Members currently using […]

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Communicating Safety

In today’s information age, it’s important to communicate safety information as quickly and effectively as possible. Information from driver observation reports needs to be communicated to your drivers promptly and professionally.DriverCheck, North America’s driver safety monitoring leader, electronically generates and transmits its driver observation reports directly to the driver’s fleet manager or safety […]

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The Leading Factor in Transportation Crashes

In the past 30 years, more people in the United States have died in transportation accidents than in all the wars fought in American history—and human error is a leading factor in the majority of those crashes.*

A recent study by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) noted that, “It is clear that efforts aimed […]

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