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The industry’s only closed-loop smartphone telematics solution, MentorSM by eDriving assesses and scores driving behaviors over time using the exclusive FICO® Safe Driving Score, and prescribes short, engaging coaching modules to address drivers’ weaker areas. Mentor is the only safe driving telematics program that promotes lasting behavior change through a continuous improvement coaching model customized to each driver’s needs.

Congressman Robert Latta on July 19 addresses the House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection. Screen shot courtesy of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and YouTube.

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House Advances Self-Driving Car Bill

The legislation now moves to the full House Energy and Commerce Committee, which is expected to vote on the measure next week.

Photo by Nandaro/Wikimedia Commons.

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Safety Tip: Night Driving

The California Department of Motor Vehicles offers advice to promote safer driving at night.

Photo via Wikimedia/Maxfrear

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Va. Utility Worker Dies from Electrocution

A lineman for the City of Danville, Va., was responding to a power outage in an elevated bucket truck when the accident occurred.

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Battelle to Host Webinar on Connecting in the Connected Vehicle Environment

Battelle will discuss how an open platform software works and can contribute to the evolution of connected vehicle programs, including enabling connected vehicles to talk to traffic management systems, dynamic message signs, traffic signal controllers, and other ITS devices.

Photo by Famartin/Wikimedia Commons.

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Following Another Vehicle Leads to Risky Driving

A new study from Arizona State University concludes that drivers who follow another car to a destination are more likely to drive dangerously.

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NYPD to Spend $1.3M on Ballistic Protection for Vehicles

This investment will expand the ballistic protection program to retrofit the New York Police Department's 72 command vehicles with bullet-resistant door panels and window inserts.

Screenshot via Nauto.

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Toyota Invests in Distracted Driving Tech for Fleets

Toyota has invested in Nauto, a Palo Alto-based company that has developed a distracted driving system for commercial fleets that monitors drivers and the road environment to increase safe driving.

Screenshot via TSA

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TSA Workshop to Examine Security Threats at Fleet Safety Conference

The Transportation Security Administration will be providing a hands-on workshop focusing on transportation security at the upcoming Fleet Safety Conference.

Photo of U.S. Route 23 in Michigan by Doug Kerr of Albany, N.Y., via Wikimedia Commons.

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Safety Tip: Enhancing Field of Vision

The Arkansas Department of Motor Vehicles provides six tips on how to maximize field of vision while driving.

Image: National Transportation Safety Board

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NTSB Hosting Driver Assistance Tech Roundtable at Fleet Safety Conference

The National Transportation Safety Board will host a roundtable at this year’s Fleet Safety Conference. To be discussed will be strategies for and challenges of advanced driver-assistance systems implementation in heavy-duty trucks and fleets.

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Help in Predicting Your Next Crash

How can you, a safety or risk manager in a company, predict which driver is going to have your fleet’s next accident? By yourself, you can’t. But by enlisting the aid of other road warriors, you can predict which drivers in your fleet are at high risk to have your next at-fault crash.


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