Safety & Accident

Safety & Accident channel is proudly sponsored by
Photo of Ram 2500 by Bull-Doser via Wikimedia Commons.


FCA Recalls Ram Trucks, Police Cars for Alternator

The recall covers an estimated 74,833 2007- to 2013-MY Ram trucks and chassis cabs as well as 2011- to 2014-MY Dodge Charger Pursuit police cars.

Photo by Thi Dao.


NHTSA Official Talks Autonomous Vehicles, Safety Tech at FTX

In his keynote address at the 2016 Fleet Technology Expo, the director of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Vehicle Research and Test Center provided an overview of vehicle safety technologies, covering systems that have recently been introduced to the market as well as technologies currently being developed, such as autonomous vehicles.


Low Profile LED Mini Strobe

The Super Bright LEDs Low Profile Vehicle LED Mini Strobe Light is a multi-purpose SAE Class 1 LED strobe light that can be used in a variety of applications.


Safety Tip: When Brakes Fail

Here are some tips, provided by Esurance, on how to respond in the event of brake failure.

File photo


Va. City Manager Investigated for Vehicle Crash

City of Petersburg, Va., leaders are investigating its acting city manager after a potential hit-and-run crash involving a fleet vehicle.


What to Do When Brakes Fail

This video explains what steps you should take if your brakes suddenly fail. Video courtesy of Esurance. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

Photo of Toyota Prius courtesy of Toyota.


Toyota Recalls Prius for Parking Brake

The recall covers about 92,000 of the hybrid cars in the 2016 and 2017 model years.


Vehicle Fire Safety

Here are tips on how to prevent vehicle fires -- and how to respond if your vehicle catches fire. Video courtesy of the Roseville (Calif.) Fire Department. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.


Safety Tip: Dealing With Vehicle Fires

Here's advice from FEMA on how to respond to a vehicle fire.

Photo via Flickr/Dave Conner


Calif. Sheriff's Office Installs Gun Vaults in Personal Cars

Santa Clara County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office purchased 750 gun vaults for its deputies to use while off duty. The department is installing the gun vaults in deputies' personal cars as well as unmarked patrol cars.

Sponsored by:
Keep control of your costs and improve the safety of your public sector fleet by reducing internal and external risks. Driver habits and policies can have a large impact on both your expenses as well as the safety of your drivers and others.

Research and Best Practices

See more

Why Advanced Performance, Driver Safety Training?

A recent survey of graduates showed crash reduction rates up to 50% or more. Understand the significant financial benefits obtained by incorporating advanced performance, driver training.

Sponsored by

The term used in Italy to describe a closed end Operating Lease which includes maintenance.

Read more

Accident Costs Calculator

Use this calculator to see how much extra sales revenue your company needs to generate to make up for the profits lost as a result of fleet accidents.
Launch Accident Cost Calculator