Driving is a multi sensory experience that requires careful coordination and mastery of a wide array of skills. Understanding the rules of the road and having sufficient practice are only part of the equation.
Our Driving Concern Senior Program Manager Lisa Robinson speaks to issues and concerns all employers face when trying to make their workforce safe on the road. Q: What happens when you purchase a used vehicle, discover you need to replace two tires and can’t find
A fleet safety program establishes the policies and procedures that are needed to help ensure a safe work environment for employees. It can also help protect against liability from vehicle accidents.
An effective fleet safety program must be comprehensive, up-to-date and instituted as a
When the sneezing and itchy eyes just won't quit, many of us are willing to pop any pill for seasonal allergies so we can get rid of the symptoms and get on with the rest of our work day.
But medical experts, who've handled
How employees drive a company vehicle determines how safe they will be on the road. If you change driving behavior, you have a direct impact on the safety-consciousness of your drivers.
It seems that safety is on everyone's mind today - and for good reason.
The average cost of a loss related to vehicle accidents is almost twice the cost of the average workplace injury.
Safety is one of the top work challenges facing fleet managers. Concern about the safety for both the driver and the vehicle is a recurrent challenge;
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling 18,105 2018-2019 Freightliner Cascadia vehicles for a brake caliper mounting bolt issue, the company informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in a letter dated July 17, 2018.
According to the letter, certain Cascadia models have
Rear-seat passengers are three times more likely to die in a crash if they are unbelted, according to research from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In 2016, NHTSA found:
900 unrestrained rear-seat occupants age 8 and older died in motor vehicle crashes
There are a lot of reasons why it's hard for owner-operators to get the best deal possible on their truck insurance. Owner-operators are busy. For one thing, their work requires them to be on the road concentrating on the road ahead and using two
Drivers continue to subscribe to a "do as I say and not as I do" attitude, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
AAA findings from its annual Traffic Safety Culture Index show safe driving practices and actual driver behavior often collide.