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The following charts include data that looks at the age of drivers involved in crashes; accidents by weather type; accident percentages by time of day; accidents by day of week; and the top five accident descriptions.

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More Fleets Making ADAS Tech Mandatory

The availability of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) is a growing influence on vehicle acquisition decisions, but fleets are recognizing the need to properly familiarize drivers on these safety functions before they hit the road.

Top Five Fleet Accident Descriptions

Fleet drivers said they experience most vehicle accidents when their parked assets are hit by non-fleet vehicles, an incident that is often the product of distracted driving but may also be a fabricated event by the drivers.

Top Videos of 2019 Put Safety First

Closer looks at new trucks and vans were interspersed with seven safety tips among the videos that were the most popular on AutomotiveFleet.com in 2019, proving yet again that driver behavior carries risk that must be managed.

Vehicle Crashes Remain Leading Employee Death Cause

Motor vehicle crashes and falls remained the leading causes of preventable death on the job in 2018, as preventable and unintentional workplace deaths continue their rise in recent years, according to data from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Nauto Offers Driver Learning Platform

Nauto's cloud-based telematics platform powered by artificial intelligence learns driver behaviors, and the company notes it will be able to predict and prevent high-risk driving events, helping fleet managers reduce claims by at least 35%.

2019 Fleet Safety Conference in Pictures

Presenters at the 2019 Fleet Safety Conference covered topics such as the importance of executive buy-in when implementing fleet safety policies, the importance of data in fleet safety, and emerging trends.

Drunk Driving Fatalities Drop 3.6%

In 2018, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports 10,511 people lost their lives in collisions involving drunk driving as compared with 10,908 in 2017, representing a 3.6% decrease.