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Roadway Fatalities Remained Steady in 2018

Roadway fatalities remained flat in 2018 at 40,000, reports the National Safety Council.

Roadway fatalities in the U.S. dipped slightly in 2018 to approximately 40,000, representing just a 1% decrease from 2017 and 2016, when 40,231 and 40,327 people were killed in motor vehicles crashes, respectively.

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Some Cities Passing Tougher Distracted Driving Laws Than States

Cities in Arizona and Michigan have passed distracted driving laws that are more strict than...

Several cities are responding to what they view as lax state legislation by passing their own distracted driving laws. Three states in the nation still allow texting while driving and only 16 have adopted hands-free laws, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association.

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Pickup Tailgate Thefts Rise in Oklahoma

Oklahoma now ranks ninth among states in thefts of pickup tailgates.

Law enforcement officials in Tulsa, Okla., have seen a spike in pickup truck tailgate thefts. In fact, stolen tailgates accounted for many of the 300 parts ripped from vehicles in Tulsa last year, according to a report on KTUL.

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CEI Group's Formula for Success

The birth of what would become The CEI Group was in 1983, taking place in a 10-foot by 10-foot...

Wayne and Claudia Smolda, the co-founders of The CEI Group, retired last November. While reaching the end of a 35-year journey, they reflect that it was the journey itself that matters the most to them. Here is the story of their journey

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Drivers Slow to Use Cellphone Blocker Apps

Drivers Slow to Use Cellphone Blocker Apps

Drivers are slow to adopt blocker apps that limit the functionality of a cellphone when a vehicle is moving but open to being encouraged to do so, reveals a new survey from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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Driver Assistance Systems Need Common Naming: AAA

AAA has proposed a set of standardized technology names for describing an array of advanced...

In an effort to clear up confusion for motorists when researching or using advanced safety systems, AAA has proposed a set of standardized technology names for describing an array of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).

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Fleet FAQ? Fleet Safety & Risk Management

As a 14-year CEI veteran, Brian Kinniry is the driving force behind the company’s...

Senior Director, Strategic Services

Brian Kinniry

Senior Director, Strategic Services

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Associate Vice President, Strategic Partners

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Tom Coffey

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Senior Vice President and General Manager

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Crashes No Longer Leading Cause of Accidental Death

Opiod overdoses have passed vehicle crashes as the leading cause of accidental death.

For the first time in the U.S., the odds of dying in a motor vehicle crash (one in 103) have been surpassed by the chance of dying accidentally from an opioid overdose, which have risen to one in 96, according to new data from the National Safety Council.

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Why Drivers Deactivate Lane Departure Prevention Systems

Drivers often deactivate lane departure systems that are too slow to intervene.

Lane departure prevention systems that wait too long to initiate steering input or fail to prevent lane drifts greater than 35 centimeters may cause drivers to deactivate them, according to a new study from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety.