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Fleet Managers, Drivers Urged to Adapt Safe Reversing

February 28, 2008

The need for fleet managers and drivers to become more aware of dangers has been emphasized by a new research report from Interactive Driving Systems, which targets reversing safety. The report contains UK crash data but provides some universal tips for backing up safely:

 - Walk around the vehicle and look for obstacles or hazards before moving.

- Always beware of pedestrians, but especially children.

- Reverse slowly — turn your head, use your mirrors, and check both sides.

- Avoid reversing over a long distance.

- Look behind before reversing — not as you take off.

- When reversing and turning remember to watch the front of your car as well.

- If towing a trailer, practice reversing with the trailer in a safe location.

- Where possible, reverse into parking spaces rather than out of them.

The research report on reversing fleet safety is aimed at fleet and safety managers, and is available by emailing [email protected].

 

 

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