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October 15, 2009

Bus Driver Put Back on Job After Citation for OWI

Driver's numerous arrests and infractions call into question school board's driver screening practices.

October 13, 2009

Ban Texting While Driving, But Beware of Inadvertent Consequences

The popularity of texting has skyrocketed over the past four years. All agree that texting and driving are incompatible. However, a texting ban could have unintended consequences of interfering with productivity devices business drivers and truckers rely on. There are numerous ramifications to overzealous prohibitions on the use of on-board electronic communications that potentially may be counter-productive to driver safety. Let's target unsafe driving behavior, not on-board productivity tools.

September 17, 2009

Dept. of Transportation to Hold Distracted Driving Summit

The Distracted Driving Summit will bring together respected leaders from around the country for interactive sessions on the extent and impact of the problem, current research, regulations, best practices and other key topics.

September 3, 2009

DriverCare Offers Web-Based Training on Avoiding Distracted Driving

Aimed at fleet and private drivers, the 25-minute online lesson puts students in the driver's seat to experience computer-graphic simulations of collisions and see examples of the wide variety of distractions that cause them.

July 30, 2009

Study: Texting Increases Crash Risk 23 Times

A new study finds that text messaging produces highest risk of all driving distractions. Bill would pressure all states to ban texting while driving.

July 9, 2009

Allstate Releases 5th Annual 'Allstate America's Best Drivers Report'

Allstate rewards 'America's Most Improved Driving City'-Alexandria, Va.- with free gas.

February 3, 2009

Reducing Risk with Driver Assessment Programs

Fleet drivers pose potential financial, safety, and liability risks. Managing those risks begins before an employee driver is hired and involves all stakeholders in the development of a driver assessment program.

May 15, 2008

Fleet Safety Program Sends Driving Concerns to Email, Cell Phone

Mission Linen has recently contracted with National Driver Accountability Program (NDAP) to monitor employees’ driving habits.

April 10, 2008

2009 Dodge Journey Earns Top Safety Ratings

Following U.S. government crash testing, the all-new vehicle received five-star front- and side-impact ratings.

March 27, 2008

Cellphone Law May Not Make Roads Safer

Drivers' chatting, even on hands-free devices, is risky, experts say.

March 12, 2008

Parents Turn to GreenRoad to Monitor Teen Drivers

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. --- GreenRoad Technologies Inc., a leader in driver safety technologies, is attracting growing interest from a customer segment outside of the business sector --- parents with teenage drivers.

March 1, 2008

Onstar Enhances Fleet Driver Safety & Productivity

Available on 27 GM truck, van, and SUV models, OnStar helps keep fleet drivers on the road and heading in the right direction. In the event of an accident, help is summoned automatically or is just one button-press away.

February 28, 2008

Fleets Urge FMCSA to Keep 11th Hour, 34-Hour Restart

Several large trucking fleets have urged the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to retain the 11th hour of driving and the 34-hour restart in its hours-of-service regulations, saying those provisions have improved highway safety and given drivers the flexibility to adjust to unexpected delays.

February 28, 2008

Pay-By-Mile Is Wrong Incentive for Tired Truckers

Many truck drivers, who are paid for each mile driven, maintain two log books including a fake one to show police.

February 28, 2008

Fleet Managers, Drivers Urged to Adapt Safe Reversing

The report contains UK crash data but provides some universal tips for backing up safely.

February 14, 2008

Tips for Driving Safer in Snow

PennDOT warns drivers to slow down gradually and drive at a speed that suits the conditions.

September 1, 2007

Confessions of a Road Warrior

The day-to-day challenges of fleet driving often clash with what the safety videos say. Is there a way to get business done and be safe at the same time?

July 1, 2007

The Boomer Driving Dilemma

Retirement-age baby boomers are staying in the workforce in droves. Are you prepared to keep them in your fleet?

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