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Defending Your Company. Defending Your Driver. With Video.

Defending Your Company. Defending Your Driver. With Video.

Brittany Britt of Davis Transfer understands the power of video. Get definitive answers on how incidents start and how drivers react. Having forward-facing and cab-facing cameras protects your fleet and provides coaching opportunities against close following, cell phone use and much more. Hear Brittany's story in this video. or, for more information, go to info.smartdrive.net.

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Top Vehicle Theft Hot Spots Named

The Albuquerque area saw 9,989 vehicle thefts in 2017 in a region with about 910,000 residents.

Albuquerque, New Mexico, recorded the highest rate of vehicle thefts in the U.S. in 2017 as vehicle thefts increased 4.1% across the nation, reports the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Each year, the bureau analyzes thefts reported to law enforcement and releases a top 10 list with its "Hot Spots" report.

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Registration Opens for 2018 Fleet Safety Conference

This year's Fleet Safety Conference will be hosted at a new lcoation, the M Resort Spa Casino in...

This year’s conference comes with a new date and location. The seventh annual conference will be hosted at the M Resort Spa Casino in Henderson, Nev., which is located a few miles south of the Las Vegas strip, on Oct. 29-31.

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UPS Lowered Accident Rate 1% in 2017

UPS reduced its accident rate by 1% in 2017.

UPS lowered the frequency of accidents in its 119,000-vehicle delivery fleet in 2017 by 1% to 8.95 accidents per 100,000 hours of driving as it progresses toward its goal of reaching a rate of 8.75 accidents by 2020, the parcel delivery operator announced in its annual sustainability report.

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BMW Recalls X3 Models for Safety Tech Issues

Sensors used in the lane keeping assistant system may not be able to detect when the driver’s...

BMW is recalling approximately 51 2018-2019 BMW X3 xDrive30i, X3 sDrive30i, and X3 M40i vehicles equipped with its Active Lane Keeping Assistant option because the steering wheel may be incompatible with the lane keeping technology.

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States with Safest Fleet Drivers Ranked

Telematics provider Verizon Connect analyzed fleet driving behavior in the safest and most...

Fleet drivers in North Dakota with Verizon Connect telematics systems showed the safest driving behavior over a two-year period, while those in Utah were the most dangerous, according to aggregated data from the telematics provider.

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Most Recalled Used Cars Identified

The most and least recalled vehicles have been identified, which include the 2016 GMC Sierra SLT...

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class topped a list of the most recalled cars in recent model years, while the Hyundai Accent was the least-recalled vehicle during the same period, according to a report on ISeeCars.com.

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Worn Tires Decrease Handling on Wet Roads Up to 33%

Worn tires see a 33% reduction in handling ability for a passenger car and 28% percent for a...

On wet roads, worn tires with a tread depth of 4/32 inch have an average increased stopping distance of 87 feet for a passenger car and 86 feet for a light truck when compared with new tires, according to a recent study from AAA.

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Marijuana: Most Common Drug in Fatally Injured Drivers

Traffic fatalities that may have been caused by marijuana use have increased as more states...

Marijuana has become the leading drug found in fatally injured drivers, and its usage has spiked largely because nine states have legalized it for recreational use, according to a new report form Government Highway Safety Association.

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CalAmp Expands Crash Data Availability

CalAmp's CrashBoxx risk management system includes push notifications and a telematics platform...

Irvine, Calif.-based CalAmp is expanding the availability of its CrashBoxx risk management system and will begin providing more detailed collision information as an over-the-top service, the telematics provider has announced.

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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).