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February 16, 2018

Video Safety Tip: Dealing With Potholes

Wintertime brings with it a safety nuisance for drivers: Potholes. That’s because freezing and thawing of water under pavement weakens the road and causes large cracks.

February 15, 2018

Reducing Pothole Damage

Potholes can cause pricey repair bills to the suspension and tires of a vehicle. Lauren Fix, the Car Coach, gives several tips about how to reduce damage caused by this hazard. Read more hereVideo via Car Coach Reports/YouTube.

February 12, 2018

Advanced Steering Techniques

Driving instructor Andrew Wunderlich provides several steering techniques preferrable to the hand-over-hand method, including the "push-pull" technique. Read the full safety tip here.

February 12, 2018

Video Safety Tip: Correct Steering Techniques

Several experts say hand-over-hand steering isn't the safest steering method for two main reasons.

February 5, 2018

Video Safety Tip: Driving Amid Lightning

Drivers who find themselves in the midst of lightning strikes should pull over to a safe place, turn on their hazard lights, close all the windows, and avoid touching metal.

January 24, 2018

Teamsters Try to Nix UPS Drones, Self-Driving Vehicles

The Teamsters union is seeking to prevent UPS from using driverless vehicles or drones to deliver packages, the latter of which the parcel delivery company had already performed a number of tests on, reports the Wall Street Journal.

January 16, 2018

Q. Are fleets moving toward collecting data on connected vehicles?

A. I think we always want to collect more data. Our partners and customers expect that from us...

December 22, 2017

Discrimination Against Vocational Vehicles

Can a branded vocational vehicle be ticketed for being parked in an employee driver’s home driveway? Or, can it be subject to a fine if legally parked overnight on the side of a street? Before you say no, think again. These discriminatory practices occur regularly when vocational vehicles are parked in residential areas governed by a homeowner association (HOA). In fact, the type of restrictions implemented against vocational or branded vehicles can run the gamut and are at the whim of the HOA.

December 12, 2017

Driving Dynamics Wins Award for DrivActiv Microlearning Library

Driving Dynamics Inc. has been named as a 2017 award recipient in the twenty-ninth annual Awards for Publication Excellence (APEX) competition, the fleet driver training company announced.

October 27, 2017

In-Vehicle Entertainment Proliferates for Fleet Drivers

Commercial fleets, including those in the pharmaceutical industry, use an array of tools and perks, such as in-vehicle infotainment that can keep drivers entertained from Point A to Point B, to increase driver retention, as long as the drivers avoid distraction.

October 26, 2017

U.S. Postal Service Using VR to Train Drivers

The U.S. Postal Service has begun using a virtual reality-based simulator to train drivers in its Brooklyn, New York, and Tampa, Florida, districts, according to the company that provides the equipment.

October 25, 2017

UPS Driver Goes 55 Years Without Accident

Tom Camp has driven more than 1 million miles for UPS without an accident and achieved a feat no other company driver has achieved — a spotless 55-year safety record.

October 16, 2017

Q. What do I need to tell my drivers before a storm?

A. When emergency protocols go into effect, drivers need to know where to go, and they also need to know what to do if they can no longer get there...

October 10, 2017

Driving Dynamics to Offer DriveTech Assessment Tool

Driving Dynamics Inc. will offer a set of driver assessment tools to its North American fleet clients under an agreement with United Kingdom-based DriveTech International.

October 5, 2017

AmeriPride Offers First-Aid Kit for Fleet Drivers

AmeriPride has begun offering a first-aid kit that's designed for vehicle fleets and can be purchased by any company with a fleet, the linen and uniform service provider has announced.

September 7, 2017

How Fleet Management Companies Prepped for Irma

Fleet management companies put in place resources for commercial fleets with vehicles in South Florida that may have suffered damage from Hurricane Irma. They helped drivers locate fuel, identified replacement units, and managed an influx of calls from drivers.

September 1, 2017

eDriving Named Voting Member of Global Road Safety Partnership

eDriving has been named a "Private Sector Member" of the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP), an international road safety organization that partners with corporations, non-profits, and government agencies to improve driver safety and reduce road traffic fatalities.

August 22, 2017

15 DHL Drivers Compete in Safe Driving Competition

DHL's top 15 couriers competed for the company's safest driver award in Dallas earlier this month in the second Safe-Driving Rodeo competition, the company announced.

August 14, 2017

Fleet Managers List Top Concerns About Drivers

Some commercial fleet drivers aren’t properly caring for their vehicles, nor are they driving safely, which can raise operating costs and increase risk, fleet managers have told Fleet Financials.

August 9, 2017

Defensive Driving Program Focuses on Distracted Drivers

Instructional Technologies Inc., announced a new defensive driving program called Pro-Defense that focuses on the increasing amount and types of distractions professional drivers face on the road.

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