May 19, 2011 - Industry News
RESTON, VA – ZoomSafer released a survey showing that 32 percent of companies have knowledge or evidence of on-the-job crashes that occurred as a result of employee distraction from use of cell phones while driving.
Tags: commercial fleets, cell phone use, ZoomSafer, Distracted driving
May 17, 2011 - Industry News
CHICAGO - The dangerous risks of rolling stops are highlighted in a new video released by the Traffic Safety Coalition.
Tags: Traffic Safety Coalition, right on red, rolling stops, driver safety tips
April 29, 2011 - Industry News
MALVERN, PA - Across the United States, chances are roughly one in seven that a driver is uninsured, according to new estimates from the Insurance Research Council (IRC).
Tags: uninsured motorists, Insurance Research Council
March 8, 2011 - Industry News
BLOOMINGTON, IL – Results from an online survey conducted by State Farm found that 19 percent of drivers use the Internet while driving, primarily on their smartphones.
Tags: State Farm, Distracted driving, smartphone
March 8, 2011 - Press Release
SALT LAKE CITY - The Web-based reporting system provides commercial fleets with a way to increase driver safety and monitor organizational compliance by monitoring risky or inefficient driving behavior.
Tags: driver safety, driver behavior, inthinc Portal
March 2, 2011 - Industry News
When winter's snow and ice finally melt away, they invariably leave behind an unpleasant reminder of this winter's severe storm season -- potholes.
Tags: driver safety, AAA
February 9, 2011 - Industry News
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) on Feb. 1 announced it was incorporating the provisions of six widely used cargo tank special permits into federal hazardous materials regulations.
February 8, 2011 - Industry News
WASHINGTON - A 10-month study by the U.S. DOT did not find any electronic system flaws in Toyota vehicles capable of producing unintended acceleration incidents.
Tags: DOT, NHTSA, unintended acceleration, recalls
February 2, 2011 - Industry News
ARLINGTON, VA - Red-light cameras saved 159 lives in 2004-08 in 14 of the biggest U.S. cities, according to a new analysis by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
Tags: IIHS, camera, fatal accidents
January 27, 2011 - Industry News
Both vehicles received 'good' ratings, the highest achievable, in all four of IIHS’ test categories.
Tags: IIHS, Chrysler
The company will conduct a voluntary safety recall of certain 2006-2007 Lexus GS 300/350, 2006-2009 IS 250 and 2006-2008 IS 350 vehicles to inspect the fuel pressure sensor installation.
Tags: Toyota, Lexus, recalls
January 20, 2011 - Industry News
A study by the IIHS finds that a vehicle rated "good" for driver protection in a side impact is 70 percent less likely to die in a left-side crash compared with a driver of a vehicle rated "poor."
Tags: driver safety, IIHS
January 6, 2011 - Industry News
A standalone rearview mirror packing all of OnStar's core technology will be available this spring through consumer electronics retailers, according to the company.
Tags: OnStar, General Motors Corp.
The Web-based software measures employee use of phones while driving.
Tags: ZoomSafer, Distracted driving
December 30, 2010 - Industry News
Many of the new measures cover traffic citations, smog checks and carpool lanes.
All-new model excels under the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s more rigorous testing system.
Tags: NHTSA, General Motors Corp.
December 23, 2010 - Industry News
Top Safety Pick winners group doubled in number from 2010, despite tougher qualifying criteria from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Tags: award, IIHS, Top Safety Pick, crash tests
December 22, 2010 - Industry News
GMC’s lead trailering engineer Robert Krouse gives expert advice on trailer towing.
Tags: General Motors Corp.
December 16, 2010 - Industry News
The slumping economy may also have had an effect.
Tags: driver safety, Distracted driving
December 9, 2010 - Industry News
WASHINGTON - NHTSA believes automobile manufacturers will install rear mounted video cameras and in-vehicle displays to meet the proposed standards. Will rear-view cameras become as universal as safety belts?
Tags: DOT, driver safety, NHTSA, camera
The automaker said its rear view camera system will be available on nearly all Ford and Lincoln models by the end of 2011.
Tags: driver safety, camera
In one of the most unusual safety apps to date, the “Slow Down” app uses driving speed to dictate the speed of music playing in a vehicle.
Tags: driver safety, mobile application
December 2, 2010 - Industry News
A study sponsored by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety found that top safety performers were likely to have a total ban on cell phone use and to terminate a driver for violating the company’s mobile device policy.
Tags: cell phone use
Several bills to ban or limit wireless phone use while driving already have been filed as Texas lawmakers convene the 2011 legislative session in January.
Tags: Texting, Distracted driving
November 18, 2010 - Industry News
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