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Proactively Preventing Food Contamination

Gregory Anthony, owner of Jac’s Produce of South Williamsport, Penn., stands with one of his...

As the final piece of the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is set to take effect, small fleets are assessing ways to switch from a manual recording of temperature inside refrigerated units to an automated process.

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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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Autonomous Vehicles Will Test Public Safety

A new report about fully autonomous vehicles warns about their danger to public safety and...

Ensuring driver and pedestrian safety and regulating a still nascent technology are among the top issues of concern covered in a new report about autonomous vehicles from the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices.

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OOIDA ELD Exemption Denied

The FMCSA said OOIDA's broad ELD exemption request would be too burdensome for roadside...

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s request for a broad exemption to the ELD mandate for small-business truckers has been denied.

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Got Questions? ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik is the Business Development, OEM Sales Manager at Geotab Inc. He...

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

Scott Sutarik from Geotab

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

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Got Questions? Sleeper Cab Power Experts

Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of...

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

Steve Carlson from Xantrex

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

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7 Questions for Geotab's Colin Sutherland

Colin Sutherland, Geotab's executive vice president of sales and marketing, spoke about vehicle...

Colin Sutherland, Geotab's executive vice president of sales and marketing, speaks about telematics industry consolidation, vehicle security, and answers the question of who owns vehicle data in this interview.

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Volvo/FedEx Truck Platooning Demo in Photos

The three test trucks in platoon formation on North Carolina's N.C. 540, called the Triangle...

Three Volvo tractors pulling twin trailers using FedEx Specs demonstrated truck platooning in North Carolina on June 27, automatically maintaining 1.5-second following distance. Deborah Lockridge was there and has these photos.

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Fourth of July Road Fatalities: Safety Council Predicts 160+

Road deaths this Fourth of July are expected to be higher than the last time the holiday fell on...

Some 164 people may lose their lives on the roadways during the Independence Day holiday period and an additional 18,600 may be seriously injured in motor vehicle crashes, according to data released today by statistics professionals at the National Safety Council (NSC).