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Top 5 Most Common Risky Fleet Behaviors Identified

Top 5 Most Common Risky Fleet Behaviors Identified

Of 3 million events coached this summer, the following five risky behaviors were the most prevalent, with drivers not wearing seatbelts and unsafe following distance together accounting for 54% of the top five, according to Lytx Data.

September 16, 2020

Ranking Driving Jobs with the Best & Worst Drivers

Ranking Driving Jobs with the Best & Worst Drivers

Based on the percentage of drivers with a prior incident on their records, Insurify identifies bus, postal, and truck drivers as the best, and valet, limo, and delivery workers as the worst.

August 26, 2020

Survey Finds 81% of Commercial Drivers See Rise in Distracted Driving
FMCSA Extends, Expands ‘Essential’ Goods Exemption

FMCSA Extends, Expands ‘Essential’ Goods Exemption

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended its Emergency Declaration providing hours-of-service regulatory relief to commercial vehicle drivers transporting emergency relief in response to the nationwide COVID-19 outbreak through May 15.

April 9, 2020

Ford Recalls E-350, E-450 Over Engine Concerns

Ford Recalls E-350, E-450 Over Engine Concerns

Ford Motor Co. is recalling an estimated 2,871 of its Ford E-350 and E-3450  full-size vans, due to damage to the fuel pump circuit in the wiring harness, which could result in an unexpected engine stall.

April 6, 2020

GM Producing Critical Care Ventilators with Ventec Life Systems
FMCSA Declares Nevada Owner-Operator Imminent Hazard
Commercial Drivers Are Safer than Public Perception

Commercial Drivers Are Safer than Public Perception

Commercial drivers of light- to heavy-duty vehicles are involved in just 3% of severe crashes, even though 83% of American drivers say they are safer behind the wheel, according to new data from Verizon Connect.

October 10, 2019

Labor Day Road Deaths to Fall From Year Ago

Labor Day Road Deaths to Fall From Year Ago

Approximately 398 people could lose their lives and another 45,300 could suffer serious injuries on roadways over the Labor Day weekend, according to the National Safety Council's estimate, which is the lowest it has issued for the three-day holiday period since 2015.

August 27, 2019

Lytx Fleets Reduce Drowsy Driving by 39%

Lytx Fleets Reduce Drowsy Driving by 39%

Commercial fleets that used the Lytx Driver Safety Program reduced drowsy driving events by 39% and falling asleep behind the wheel by 66% from June 2018 to June 2019, according to new data released by the video telematics solutions provider.

August 27, 2019

Strong Safety Culture, Technology Help High-Risk Fleets Improve Safety
National Safety Council Predicts Fourth of July Road Deaths
Daimler Vans Recalls Metris for Power Steering Problem
Ford Transit Vans with Supreme Service Body Recalled

Ford Transit Vans with Supreme Service Body Recalled

Supreme Corp. is recalling an estimated 99 2014 to 2018 service bodies that were added onto a Ford Transit van chassis because they may lack the required padded trim that protects occupants from a head impact.

May 10, 2019

Transportation Incidents Top Cause of Fatal Work Injuries

Transportation Incidents Top Cause of Fatal Work Injuries

Inspired by the labor shortages in the transport and construction industries, Teletrac Navman assessed if the relationship between compensation and the danger of the jobs within those fields could potentially be affecting the size of the recruitment pool.

April 4, 2019

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