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Driver Assist Technologies Add Appeal to New Vehicles

Driver assist technologies make new vehicles more appealing to their owners, according to the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study.

Photo of Chrysler 200 courtesy of FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles).

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Chrysler 200, Ram ProMaster City Recalled for Wire Harness

The FCA US recall, which covers more than 323,300 vehicles, also includes Jeep Cherokee and Renegade SUVs.

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Safety Near Downed Power Lines

This video, produced by Southern California Edison, describes what motorists should do if they encounter downed power lines. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

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Video Safety Tip: When Power Lines Fall

Here's advice on what to do if your vehicle comes in contact with downed power lines during a storm or collision.

Photo courtesy of IIHS.

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Raising Speed Limits Doesn’t Curb Speeding in Utah

A recent IIHS study found that Utah’s speed limit increase is raising average speeds and increasing the likelihood of vehicles exceeding 80 mph.

Using Derive’s technology, Loring White, CEO of CBE Inc., was able to set the maximum speed limit on each van to 67 miles per hour. Photo courtesy of CBE.

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Ramifications of a 67 MPH Top Speed

This cross-country service fleet uses engine calibration technology to control each van’s top speed — improving driver safety and fuel usage.

Photo of cougars courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via Wikimedia Commons.

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Cougars Could Lower Deer-Vehicle Crashes

A new study examines how recolonizing big cats in the eastern U.S. could thin deer populations and ultimately reduce deer-vehicle collisions.

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Video Safety Tip: Understanding the Zipper Merge

The transportation departments for Minnesota, Washington, Kansas, and Missouri have championed use of the zipper merge near work zones during heavy traffic. So what is the zipper merge?

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Should You Add Pokemon Go to Your Fleet Policy?

Fleet drivers need to be wary of increasing numbers of distracted Pokemon Go players on the streets. But, unless you have this clearly spelled out in your fleet safety policy, your company may be liable for gaming-related incidents involving your drivers.

Photo of Nissan Sentra courtesy of Nissan.

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Nissan Sentra Cars Recalled for Stalling

Set to get under way in late August, the recall covers more than 1,500 cars in the 2016 model year.

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How can you, a safety or risk manager in a company, predict which driver is going to have your fleet’s next accident? By yourself, you can’t. But by enlisting the aid of other road warriors, you can predict which drivers in your fleet are at high risk to have your next at-fault crash.




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