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Driving Over Icy Bridges

Driving Over Icy Bridges

Slick, slippery bridge surfaces often come as a surprise as ice on a bridge may be invisible to the driver. Drivers can follow these three tips for dealing with this hazard.

January 14, 2019

Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips

Winter driving conditions present plenty of unique challenges, including icy roads. Follow these tips to stay safe.

December 13, 2018

Winter Emergency Car Kits

Winter Emergency Car Kits

Winter is around the corner, and it may be time to check whether your fleet drivers are carrying winter emergency kits. Here's one suggestion from Autotrader about what should be included.

October 26, 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

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

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

Driving in Wintry Conditions

Driving in Wintry Conditions

AAA's driving expert, William Van Tassel, offers advice for safe winter driving. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

November 6, 2017

How to Check Coolant

How to Check Coolant

This video explains how to make sure your vehicle's coolant can withstand the winter temperatures it may encounter. Video courtesy of Advance Auto Parts. For the full safety tip about cooling system maintenance, click here.

January 9, 2017

GPS Leaves Family Stranded

GPS Leaves Family Stranded

An Oregon family traveling to California got stranded on a remote snow-covered mountain road earlier this month after relying on GPS navigation. Their ordeal underscores the risks associated with using navigation systems and apps during harsh winter weather. Video courtesy of ABC News. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

December 26, 2016

Storm Triggers Deadly Pileup in Mich.

Storm Triggers Deadly Pileup in Mich.

A blinding snow storm on Dec. 8 caused a major pileup on I-96 near Lansing, Mich., killing three people and injuring 11. Drivers of big commercial trucks were among those who struggled to maintain control on the slick highway -- and several were unsuccessful. Especially in wintry driving conditions, motorists need to take extra precautions in sharing the road with heavy-duty commercial trucks. Video courtesy of CBS News. For the full safety tip, click here.

December 12, 2016

Winter Driving Advice

Winter Driving Advice

AAA's William Van Tassel shares driver safety rules for winter road conditions. Video courtesy of AAA. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

November 21, 2016

Packing a Winter Emergency Kit

Packing a Winter Emergency Kit

Here's some advice on what to include in a vehicle's winter emergency kit. This video, which originally aired in 2013, is courtesy of CTN News. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

November 5, 2016

How to Spot Black Ice

How to Spot Black Ice

This video report from a WWLP-22News meteorologist offers advice on how to spot black ice and what precautions drivers can take to stay safe. For the full fleet safety tip on black ice, click here.

February 28, 2016

Nissan's 'Winter Warrior' Concepts

Nissan's 'Winter Warrior' Concepts

Ahead of the Chicago Auto Show, Nissan has given a Pathfinder, Murano, and Rogue an aggressive makeover, equipping them with heavy-duty snow tracks. The custom heavy-duty DOMINATOR Tracks from American Track Truck, Inc., are 48 inches long, 30 inches high, and 15 inches wide, and replace the vehicles' wheels and tires. The suspensions and wheel wells were modified to fit the snow tracks, but otherwise all drivetrain components, including the engines and Xtronic transmissions, are standard.

February 10, 2016

Fleet Incentives

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