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How to Drive in a Lightning Storm

How to Drive in a Lightning Storm

Ford Motor Co. offers advice on what steps drivers should take to protect themselves against a lightning strike. Video courtesy of Ford. Read the full safety tip here.

February 5, 2018

Remember to Slow Down and Move Over

Remember to Slow Down and Move Over

When approaching a stopped emergency vehicle with its lights flashing, drivers need to slow down and, if safe to do so, move over to give emergency workers an empty travel lane as a safety buffer. For the full safety tip, click here. Video courtesy of Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

January 29, 2018

Mich. Tow Truck Crash

Mich. Tow Truck Crash

Despite slick road conditions, a driver fails to slow down when approaching a tow truck parked on the side of a Michigan highway. Dashcam video courtesy of the Michigan State Police and WTHR. For the full safety tip, click here.

January 29, 2018

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.

January 24, 2018

What's the Deal With Roundabouts?

What's the Deal With Roundabouts?

Studies confirm that roundabouts can sharply reduce crashes, so a growing number of municipalities are replacing some traditional signalized intersections with roundabouts. Here's what drivers need to know about roundabouts. Video by Cars.com via YouTube. For the full safety tip, click here.

January 22, 2018

Driving With Vision Disorders

Driving With Vision Disorders

The three most common vision disorders that can compromise driving safety are cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration. Video courtesy of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For the full safety tip about protecting your vision, click here.

January 15, 2018

8 Noises that Drivers Shouldn’t Ignore

8 Noises that Drivers Shouldn’t Ignore

What does that weird sound coming from your vehicle mean? AAA offers some answers. Video courtesy of AAA. For the full safety tip, click here.

January 8, 2018

Highway Merging and Lane Changes

Highway Merging and Lane Changes

Driving school owner Richard D'Astolfo offers advice on how to merge and change lanes safely on a busy highway. Video by Howcast via YouTube. For the full safety tip on freeway driving, click here.

January 1, 2018

Drowsy Driving Risk Rises During Holidays

Drowsy Driving Risk Rises During Holidays

During the holiday season, everyone is on the go trying to cross off items on their expansive to-do lists. And when busy schedules result in less sleep, the risk of drowsy driving climbs. In less than a month, the Charlotte, N.C., region has seen three drowsy driving-related deaths. Video courtesy of WCNC. For tips on how to get enough sleep, click here.

December 25, 2017

Don't Crowd the Plow

Don't Crowd the Plow

The Lake County Division of Transportation in Illinois offers advice on how to safely share the road with snow-plow trucks. Video via YouTube. For the full safety tip, click here.

December 16, 2017

How Traction Control Works

How Traction Control Works

A vehicle's traction control system restricts wheel spin when accelerating on slippery surfaces. But there are two specific situations when traction control isn't advantageous and should be turned off. For the full safety tip, click here. Video courtesy of the National Safety Council.

December 11, 2017

A Traffic Break in Utah

A Traffic Break in Utah

A Utah Highway Patrol officer executes a traffic break to slow down the flow of traffic. Video via YouTube. For the fleet safety tip on traffic breaks, click here.

December 4, 2017

App Warns Motorists of Wrong-Way Drivers

App Warns Motorists of Wrong-Way Drivers

The Arizona Department of Transportation has launched a new phone app that alerts motorists of nearby wrong-way drivers. The app is tied into ADOT's pilot I-17 wrong-way vehicle alert system, which uses thermal cameras to detect wrong-way vehicles on I-17 off-ramps. Video courtesy of azcentral.com. For a safety tip on wrong-way crash prevention, click here.

November 24, 2017

Urban Driving Advice

Urban Driving Advice

Central business districts in major cities can be intimidating for some fleet drivers accustomed to driving in much less congested conditions. Here are some urban driving safety tips you can pass along. Video courtesy of Vision Zero San Francisco and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. For more city driving advice, click here.

November 20, 2017

Packing a Winter Emergency Kit

Packing a Winter Emergency Kit

It's the time of year when fleet drivers need to make sure their vehicle is equipped with a winter emergency kit. But what should be included? Video courtesy of Bisnett Insurance. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

November 12, 2017

Fleet Incentives

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