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States with Safest Fleet Drivers Ranked

Fleet drivers in North Dakota with Verizon Connect telematics systems showed the safest driving behavior over a two-year period, while those in Utah were the most dangerous, according to aggregated data from the telematics provider.

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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.

Speeding Drivers Can Increase Costs and Risks for Fleets

SmartDrive Systems found that drivers who speed are more likely to engage in unsafe driving behavior and be involved in a collision.

5 Qualities of an Efficient Forklift Driver

The forklift driver plays a vital role in material handling and there are certain characteristics you should look for the next time a driver takes the wheel. Here is a list of five characteristics you should look for an efficient forklift driver.

Schneider Creates App for Company Drivers

Schneider has introduced a new app for called Compass that allows company drivers to view work assignments, scorecards, pay statements and general company information.

Risky Maneuver Breaks a Two-Rig Blockade

There is little more annoying than two big rigs driving side by side for miles on a freeway or Interstate road, keeping faster-moving cars from passing and oblivious to traffic building up behind them. Blog from Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg.

Operation Safe Driver Week Set to Begin July 15

Operation Safe Driver Week has been set for the week of July 15-21, 2018, with law enforcement around the country joining in on the effort to spot unsafe driving behaviors by commercial vehicle drivers and passenger vehicles.

Netradyne RiskMap Identifies Risks on Specific Routes

Netradyne has announced a new feature for analyzing driver risks based on the route called Driveri RiskMap, allowing fleet managers to visualize a more complete picture of fleet behavior.

Commentary: Driver Training Shouldn't End

Data suggests that training drivers is only effective if it includes refresher courses to reinforce good practices and address weaknesses. Commentary by Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood.

Truck Driver 'Didn't Know' He Was Dragging a Car

Checking the mirrors should be a normal part of driving, but maybe 'Mike' had other things to look at than the car caught up in his trailer. Tom Berg has more in the Trailer Talk blog.