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January 29, 2018

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.

December 17, 2017

Video Safety Tip: Accommodating Snow Plows

Here's advice from both the State of Massachusetts and Lake County, Ill., on how to safely share the road with snow plows.

December 16, 2017

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 11, 2017

Video Safety Tip: Understanding Traction Control

The National Safety Council explains the benefits of traction control and reveals the two driving situations when the feature should be turned off.

December 11, 2017

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.

November 13, 2017

Video Safety Tip: Winter Emergency Kits

With temperatures dropping and snowfall forecast for many areas, now is a great time for fleet drivers to make sure their winter emergency kit is fully replenished and onboard.

November 12, 2017

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 7, 2017

Q. How should fleet vehicles be prepared for winter?

A. Basic fluid, tire and battery maintenance can dramatically reduce the chance of drivers getting stranded...

November 6, 2017

Video Safety Tip: Driving in Snow

It's that time of year again. A number of areas have already seen the first snowfall of the season. AAA offers advice for driving in wintry conditions.

November 6, 2017

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.

January 9, 2017

Safety Tip: Cooling System Maintenance

When coolant freezes, it expands and poses a danger to your vehicle's engine block. Here's advice from NHTSA on how to protect your cooling system and avoid vehicle breakdowns in frigid temperatures.

January 9, 2017

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.

December 26, 2016

Safety Tip: Not Choosing the Road Less Traveled

Here's seasonal advice on when to override instructions from a navigation system or app, and what to do if you're stranded in the snow.

December 26, 2016

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 12, 2016

Safety Tip: Driving Near Large Trucks

Here are four mistakes fleet drivers need to avoid when traveling near large commercial trucks, especially during winter storm conditions.

December 12, 2016

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.

November 21, 2016

Safety Tip: Preparing for Winter Driving

The season's first major snowstorm pummeled parts of the Midwest and Northeast over the weekend, signaling the need to review winter driving safety tips again.

November 21, 2016

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 6, 2016

Safety Tip: Assembling a Winter Emergency Kit

It's time again to remind fleet drivers to make sure they have a fully stocked winter emergency kit in their vehicle. Here's some advice on what to include.

November 5, 2016

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.

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