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2018: The Year of NOT Living Dangerously. Are you Prepared and Protected?

2018: The Year of NOT Living Dangerously. Are you Prepared and Protected?

From accident reduction and exonerations to reduced maintenance and insurance costs, safety leaders share why video safety was the right choice and the results to prove it.

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Michigan Fleets Boost Visibility with Green Lights

Across the state of Michigan, road maintenance trucks are adopting green lights, which improve truck visibility compared to traditional white strobe lights.

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Video Safety Tip: Protecting Your Vision

AAA offers five recommendations to help drivers maintain good vision for driving. And NHTSA explains how three different vision disorders — cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration — can diminish a driver's ability to see the road clearly.

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Driving With Vision Disorders

The three most common vision disorders that can compromise driving safety are cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration. Video courtesy of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For the full safety tip about protecting your vision, click here.

Photo courtesy of General Motors.

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GM's Autonomous EV Will Exclude Steering Wheel, Pedal

GM filed a safety petition with the U.S. government for the approval of an autonomous car that does not feature a steering wheel, pedals or other manual controls.

An effective driver safety policy can result in fewer speeding violations and collisions, less property damage, fewer losses, lowered insurance rates, and fewer workers' compensation claims. Photo: Getty Images

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What to Include in a Driver Safety Policy

When a fleet is writing or updating a driver safety policy, these five can’t-miss categories can help start a policy off right.

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Video Safety Tip: Vehicle Noises You Shouldn’t Ignore

AAA explains which eight vehicle noises signal trouble that needs to be addressed as soon as possible.

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8 Noises that Drivers Shouldn’t Ignore

What does that weird sound coming from your vehicle mean? AAA offers some answers. Video courtesy of AAA. For the full safety tip, click here.

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Highway Merging and Lane Changes

Driving school owner Richard D'Astolfo offers advice on how to merge and change lanes safely on a busy highway. Video by Howcast via YouTube. For the full safety tip on freeway driving, click here.

Photo by qwesy qwesy/Wikimedia Commons.

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Video Safety Tip: Freeway Driving

AAA offers seven tips on how to drive safely on busy freeways.

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Video Safety Tip: Improving Sleep Habits

Drowsy driving prevention begins with getting enough sleep every night. Here's advice from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

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Distracted Driving Whitepaper – Understanding Your Fleet’s Risk and Liability

This 14 page whitepaper examines the deadly practice of driving while using a mobile device and the impact such behavior can have on a fleet’s liability. It also addresses innovative solutions that are being developed in response to the growing problem.


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