Safety & Accident

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Safety Tip: When to Honk the Horn

The California Department of Motor Vehicles offers advice on when it's proper to honk the horn.

Image courtesy of NHTSA.

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ROUSH CleanTech Recalls Propane Conversion Kits

Dealers need to replace fuel control valve solenoids to fix a problem that can lead to engine stalling.

Photo of carbon monoxide detection stickers courtesy of Austin PD

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Austin PD Installs Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Vehicles

The Austin (Texas) Police Department has purchased 400 carbon monoxide detectors to be installed in all of its patrol vehicles.

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Chicago, LAPD Among Safety Grant Winners

The National Safety Council and NHTSA team to award grants to organizations finding innovative ways to decrease road fatalities and injuries.

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Safety Tip: Merging onto the Freeway

Here’s some driving advice, provided by the Colorado Driver Handbook, on how to merge safely onto a freeway.

Photo courtesy of Daimler Vans.

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Daimler Recalls Sprinter and Metris Vans

Two separate recalls involve 1,320 vehicles, including Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans.

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Lytx Awards Drivers and Coaches for Safety

Lytx, Inc., a provider of video telematics, announced the honorees of its annual “Driver of the Year” and “Coach of the Year” awards, presented at the fifth annual Lytx User Group Conference in San Diego.

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Risks of Downed Power Lines

If downed power lines come in contact with a vehicle you're driving or riding in, you're at risk for electrical shock. This video demonstrates what to do. Video courtesy of Puget Sound Energy via YouTube. For tips on driving in high winds, click here.

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Safety Tip: Driving in High Winds

The Nevada Department of Transportation offers advice on how to drive safely during windy weather.

Photo courtesy of Intel.

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Intel Acquires Self-Driving Tech Firm Mobileye

Intel will acquire Israeli autonomous driving technology provider Mobileye for $15 billion under an agreement announced March 13 that brings the Silicon Valley chipmaker into the emerging autonomous-driving sector.

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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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