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LeasePlan USA has introduced a new feature within the MyLeasePlan mobile app. The feature, called OneScore, is designed to help drivers get feedback on driving styles to improve on potentially risky and inefficient behavior on the roads.

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Drowsy Driving Dangers

A motorist with less than five hours of sleep in a 24-hour period has a crash risk comparable to one who’s legally drunk. Cars.com’s Matt Schmitz provides tips to stay safe, and awake, on the road. Read the full tip here.

Video: 11 Drowsy Driving Tips

Fatigue can have deadly consequences on the road. Sleepy drivers cause nearly one in 10 crashes nationwide and drivers who skimp on sleep — getting just five hours of shuteye nightly — nearly double their risk of a crash.

Driving on a Wet Road

AAA offers several tips so drivers can use the safest approach when driving on a wet road. Read the full driver training tip here. Video via MonkeySee.

Video: How to Drive in the Rain

Spring showers can quickly turn into downpours, and that can mean dangerous road conditions for drivers. The vast majority of weather-related crashes happen on wet pavement and during rainfall — 73% on wet pavement and 46% during rainfall.

Video: How to Deal with Aggressive Drivers

Learn how fleets drivers should deal with aggressive driving behaviors such as speeding, following too closely behind another vehicle, unnecessary horn honking, and verbal assaults.

FleetWatch, LifeSaver Launch Cellphone Restricting App

FleetWatch Systems and LifeSaver have teamed up to launch Cell Restrict, a simplified smartphone prevention app for distracted driving. The new tool allows fleet managers to monitor cell phone use and ensure that their companies' driving safety policies are being properly followed.

SmartDrive Launches Video Safety Platform With New Hardware

SmartDrive Systems launched the SmartDrive Transportation Intelligence Platform and SR4 hardware for fleets, offering a comprehensive video- and sensor-based intelligence platform for fleets looking to improve driver habits and safety.

Eliminating Hidden and Soft Fleet Costs

It never ends; management wants cost reduction, and fleet managers must come through, year after year. Beyond those ‘hard’ costs that are easily measured are soft and hidden costs that are equally important. Here are some tips on finding, and eliminating such costs in your fleet.

Driving During an Earthquake

If an earthquake strikes, how should a fleet driver respond? This video answers that question and provides several key tips. Read the full story here. Video courtesy of New Zealand Civil Defence.