Driver Safety

Managing 3 Startling Trends in Trucking

The trucking industry is undergoing a massive shift in operation standards. One of the more controversial examples is the polarizing electronic logging device mandate. However, the industry is far from relaxing into a new normal. Significant and surprising trends are set to disrupt an already unsettled field. The following are some of the most […]

Improving Driver Awareness During High-Risk Traffic Seasons

The need for driver safety is always present, but the challenges and risks skyrocket during the school year and holiday seasons. No community is exempt, either. From dense inner cities to sprawling suburbs, school buses and holiday travelers increase transportation risk. With more buses and more pedestrians comes increased congestion and chaos. Commercial drivers […]

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Fleet Safety and Driver Safety: Technology, Maintenance & Hiring Practices

Safety problems seem to plague some motor carriers while others always have smooth sailing. So what separates these struggling fleets from successful ones? The answer is simple: prosperous fleets make safety a top priority. Implementing a culture of safety, however, isn’t always fast or simple. Here are some of the ways that top fleets […]

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Key Benefits of Trucking Telematics

Technology in the trucking industry is a proliferating force, focusing on improving safety and saving money. Many would be more surprised to learn a truck lacked telematics technology than to hear a company equipped its trucks with the latest telematics GPS tracking tools.

Robust GPS tracking solutions provide insight into:

Driver behavior and overall fleet […]

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Innovative GPS Tracking Solutions to Improve Fleet Safety

Fleet owners need reliable methods to reduce risk and improve safety, but that can be hard to accomplish without the proper data. For example, fleet owners may suspect some of their drivers are habitual speeders. However, they cannot prove it without technology or until law enforcement pulls over the driver. By that point, the […]

By |November 28th, 2017|Driver Safety, Driver Training, Fleet Safety, GPS Telematics|Comments Off on Innovative GPS Tracking Solutions to Improve Fleet Safety|

Discover Innovative Solutions for Unparalleled Driver Safety

Improving fleet safety should be a carrier’s top priority, but it is not always a simple matter to address. Carriers and fleet managers cannot hope to reduce risky behaviors if they do not know which of their drivers are at risk. By investing in risk management programs, fleets can identify unsafe drivers and correct […]

By |November 21st, 2017|Driver Safety, Driver Training, How's My Driving, Online Driver Education|Comments Off on Discover Innovative Solutions for Unparalleled Driver Safety|
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    Improved Safety and Connectivity through Fleet Telematics Technology

Improved Safety and Connectivity through Fleet Telematics Technology

Fleet managers use technology to improve safety and efficiency. However, telematics offers a holistic approach. Rather than addressing individual problems as they occur, telematics provides insights into a variety of driving factors that affect overall safety. Fleet managers can then use this information to develop preventative measures and policies that improve safety. Some driving […]

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Wake-up Call: Drowsy Driving

Deaths totaling 1,500. Injuries at 71,000.

This is the result of drowsy driving every year according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Most shocking within those numbers is the fact that, in most cases, there was no evidence of braking by the driver.

If those numbers aren’t a wake-up call, consider this. In a recent […]

By |September 23rd, 2016|Driver Monitoring, Driver Safety, Driver Training, Fleet Safety, Online Driver Education|Comments Off on Wake-up Call: Drowsy Driving|

It Can Wait–Facing a Victim of Distracted Driving

Most of us have done it – glanced at the phone while driving to see if a text was returned. Or responded to a message because it’s OK to do so at a red light, right?

Wrong!

Watch this compelling video as young drivers light-heartedly confess to distracted driving and why they think it’s […]

By |September 12th, 2016|Driver Safety, Driver Training, Fleet Safety, How's My Driving, Online Driver Education, Videos|Comments Off on It Can Wait–Facing a Victim of Distracted Driving|

Master Filmmaker’s Take on Texting and Driving

Werner Herzog has traveled over much of the planet making his 60 films: From Peru and Brazil for his feature film Fitzcarraldo, to Alaska and Antarctica for his documentaries Grizzly Man and Encounters at the End of the World.

His films are deep and probing, eschewing the fast and frenzied cuts common in many contemporary […]

By |July 19th, 2016|Driver Safety, Driver Training, Fleet Safety, Online Driver Education, Videos|Comments Off on Master Filmmaker’s Take on Texting and Driving|