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Tips to Reduce & Prevent Incidents

To achieve the ultimate goal of zero preventable incidents, fleet managers must take a proactive approach to reducing them in the first place.

10 Ways to Minimize Distracted Driving

Known as ‘the new drunk driving,’ distracted driving claims thousands of lives each year. Here’s how work truck fleets deal with distracted driving temptations.

Major Trailer Makers Score Top Underride Guard Rating

IIHS has awarded its top underride guard rating to Great Dane, Hyundai Translead, Manac, Stoughton Trailers, Strick Trailers, Utility Trailer Manufacturing, Vanguard National Trailer, and Wabash National, representing 80% of trailers on the road.

ELDs: Many Fleets Haven't Installed Them

A new survey of North American fleet executives has found that three in 10 fleets haven't bought mandatory electronic logging devices, with many relying on grandfathered automatic onboard recording devices to track driver logs.

Fourth of July Road Fatalities: Safety Council Predicts 160+

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).

A Big Rig Ain't Diddly Compared To a Train

Motor vehicles are routinely torn apart by freight and passenger trains because drivers aren’t paying attention to what they're doing, or think they can beat that train to a grade crossing.