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SmartDrive - More Protection, More Insight, More Savings

As Barry Pottle, President of Pottle’s Transportation states, “Drivers are the biggest asset in any company.” When accidents happen, you need a way to protect them and SmartDrive does that.   Get started today with the SmartDrive Video-Base Safety Program

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Video: Catalytic Converter Theft on the Rise

Screenshot of catalytic converters via KVAL.

Police have seen a spike in thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles in recent years, especially in California, according to a new video report based on data from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).

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Sharing the Road With Motorcycles

Reducing motorcycle fatalities — and keeping your fleet drivers safe — begins with an understanding of how to safely share the road with motorcyclists.

Fleet Incentives

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

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Pedestrian Fatalities Up 46% Over Eight Years

Photo of pedestrian crossing via Pixabay.

Nearly 6,000 pedestrians lost their lives in crashes in 2016, which equates to 16% of all crash fatalities. That's a 46% increase in pedestrian fatalities since reaching their lowest point in 2009, according to a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

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Drivers Not Ready for Autonomous Vehicles

Photo of autonomous Nissan LEAF at 2014 Geneva Motor Show via Noebu/Wikimedia.

If given a choice, a whopping 75% of U.S. drivers said they would still rather drive than ride in an autonomous vehicle with 71% noting that they would miss the act of driving, according to a recent survey by CariD.

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Subaru Offers VIN Lookup Tool

Subaru has begun offering an online tool that allows fleets to search for open recalls using the vehicle identification number through the Carfax used vehicle platform. The service is offered at no cost.

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Director of Product Marketing, Verizon Connect

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect

Director of Product Marketing, Verizon Connect

http://www.fleetmatics.com/
Chief Operating Officer

Jack Firriolo

Chief Operating Officer

http://www.merchantsfleetmanagement.com/
Senior Vice President and General Manager

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX

Senior Vice President and General Manager

https://www.wexinc.com
Executive Vice President of eDriving

Ed Dubens

Executive Vice President of eDriving

https://www.edriving.com/fleet/products-and-services/

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Video: How to Drive Among Cyclists

Cyclists have a legal right to the road. As a driver, showing respect and courtesy when sharing the road can help cut down on accidents and save lives.

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29% of Accidents Occur within 1 Minute of Max Speed

A recent analysis of patterns in accident data finds that 29% of accidents happened within one minute of the driver reaching the maximum speed during their trip. The remaining 71% of accidents occurred within the first 10 minutes of reaching maximum speed.