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Defending Your Company. Defending Your Driver. With Video.

Defending Your Company. Defending Your Driver. With Video.

Brittany Britt of Davis Transfer understands the power of video. Get definitive answers on how incidents start and how drivers react. Having forward-facing and cab-facing cameras protects your fleet and provides coaching opportunities against close following, cell phone use and much more. Hear Brittany's story in this video. or, for more information, go to info.smartdrive.net.

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Audit Faults NHTSA for Takata Recall Oversight

A federal audit has found that NHTSA mishandled the Takata air-bag recall with poor oversight...

An audit of the way the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration handled the recall of vehicles equipped with faulty, and in some cases deadly, Takata air-bag inflators cites the agency for delayed action and poor oversight, which may have left dangerous vehicles operating on U.S. highways longer than necessary.

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Ford Agrees to $299M Takata Settlement

Ford has agreed to a $299.1-million settlement with customers over its use of Takata air bags in...

Ford Motor Co. has agreed to pay $299.1 million to settle consumer economic-loss claims linked to faulty air bags manufactured by Takata Corp. The settlement covers diverse forms of economic damages linked to Takata air-bag inflators.

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Drunk Driving Still a Worse Problem Than Drugged Driving: MADD

Drunk driving still remains a significantly higher cause of road deaths than drugged driving,...

The national president of Mothers Against Drunk Driving has acknowledged that drugged driving is a growing problem but said alcohol-impaired driving remains the number one cause of roadway fatalities nationwide in recent testimony before a U.S. House subcommittee.

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Top Vehicle Theft Hot Spots Named

The Albuquerque area saw 9,989 vehicle thefts in 2017 in a region with about 910,000 residents.

Albuquerque, New Mexico, recorded the highest rate of vehicle thefts in the U.S. in 2017 as vehicle thefts increased 4.1% across the nation, reports the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Each year, the bureau analyzes thefts reported to law enforcement and releases a top 10 list with its "Hot Spots" report.

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Video: Keeping the Right Following Distance

Following distance can vary depending on the vehicle you're driving.

Maintaining a safe driving space around the vehicle is largely something that drivers can control. While many of us have been taught to focus on space — keeping several car lengths between one's vehicle and the car ahead — a better formula concerns time.

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

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Proactively Preventing Food Contamination

Gregory Anthony, owner of Jac’s Produce of South Williamsport, Penn., stands with one of his...

As the final piece of the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is set to take effect, small fleets are assessing ways to switch from a manual recording of temperature inside refrigerated units to an automated process.

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The Correct Following Distance

The proper following distance varies based on the vehicle you're driving.

Maintaining safe driving space around the the front, side, and rear of your vehicle that make it vulnerable to collisions is largely something that drivers can control.

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Citations for Texting While Driving Spike in Iowa

Iowa law enforcement officers have issued 1,100 citations for texting while driving in the past...

A distracted driving law that went into effect in Iowa a year ago has resulted in over 1,100 tickets for texting and driving. That translates into six times as many tickets issued as compared to the same time period in the prior year.

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Executive Vice President of eDriving

Ed Dubens

Executive Vice President of eDriving

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Jack Firriolo

Chief Operating Officer

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Vice President of Product Management, Verizon Connect

Erin Cave from Verizon Connect

Vice President of Product Management, Verizon Connect

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Senior Vice President and General Manager

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX

Senior Vice President and General Manager

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Autonomous Vehicles Will Test Public Safety

A new report about fully autonomous vehicles warns about their danger to public safety and...

Ensuring driver and pedestrian safety and regulating a still nascent technology are among the top issues of concern covered in a new report about autonomous vehicles from the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices.

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Video: How to Drive in Extreme Heat

A vehicle inspection is even more important during extreme summer heat.

To prepare for the next heat wave, fleet drivers can follow these six vehicle tips and these four driving tips to lessen the impact of extreme weather on the company asset.

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Vehicle Security Tips

Follow these three tips to reduce theft of vehicles and property in vehicles.

Car thefts may be more likely to happen in the summer months. To better protect your fleet vehicles, have your drivers follow these three tips from the National Insurance Crime Bureau.