By December 18 of this year, truck drivers who do not qualify under existing exemptions laid out by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) must install a compliant electronic logging device (ELD). Even so, several organizations are seeking last minute exemptions. In these final weeks leading up to the mandate deadline, both the […]
When television was invented, prognosticators were quick to predict the demise of radio. Who would listen to something when they could listen and see it at the same time?
But today, radio remains a strong media force because it delivers something that television cannot. It provides access to information not available to people with […]
Here’s a sampling of responses from viewers around the country.
“I have always dreaded having to counsel drivers. This video shows me that it can be a positive experience.”
“I never knew there was a ‘right way’ to change behavior. I asked all my fleet managers to watch it.”
“The video not only tells how to counsel […]
Safe driving benefits operators of all vehicles at all times. It is fact. But this doesn’t mean that drivers will always remember safe driving procedures or be inclined to follow them. Ensuring that your drivers observe safety best practices can reduce your insurance costs, minimize your risk exposure, and promote your organization as a […]
The industry is changing—and so are we. We’ve re-designed our web site to make it cleaner, clearer, and to effectively communicate the services we offer. We’re highlighting the four major areas of company growth: 1) The How’s My Driving Program, 2) Our Online Driver Training Suite, 3) Our Learning Management System, and 4) Our […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]