Accidents impact not only a company's bottom line, but the safety of fleet's greatest resource: its drivers and the vehicles they operate. The past five years have seen an increased focus on driver safety, accident management, and minimizing distracted driving.
Automotive Fleet has been analyzing fleet accident management trends for several years. The following pages review the past five years and are chock full of important trends and data.
Interesting trends that emerged include the age range of drivers involved in accidents and driver tenure, which continue to illustrate just how important continued driver education and training can be.
Netradyne released findings from a recent online survey of commercial drivers that indicates commercial drivers feel safe but acknowledge they could be safer, and that AI-powered driving technology can be both beneficial and concerning.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended its Emergency Declaration providing hours-of-service regulatory relief to commercial vehicle drivers transporting emergency relief in response to the nationwide COVID-19 outbreak through May 15.
This recall impacts affects 55,158 vehicles in the United States and federal territories, which includes the Ranger, F-150 equipped with 10-speed automatic transmission and Expedition vehicles with the police package and 10-speed automatic transmission.