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September 20, 2016

New York City Defends Fleet Safety Initiatives

New York City is defending its fleet safety initiatives in response to a recent New York Post story. In the article, the Post cited an 11% spike in accidents involving city vehicles.

April 8, 2016

N.J. DPW Bucket Truck Catches Fire

A bucket truck caught fire in Livingston, N.J., due to a downed wire, which nearly injured an Essex County, N.J., Department of Public Works (DPW) employee after a spring storm.

March 10, 2016

NM, NJ Top Commercial Driving Incident List

Fleetmatics has released a report that includes an analysis of the driving behavior of fleets across the U.S. New Mexico and New Jersey were included in the list of top 10 states with the most severe driving incidents.

February 29, 2016

Google Self-Driving Car Strikes Bus

An autonomous Google car struck a municipal bus in a crash that appears to place fault with Google's autonomous Lexus RX450.

December 2, 2015

Tenn. Worker Fired After Dump Truck Strikes Colleagues

A Bradley County (Tenn.) Road Department employee has been terminated after he struck two colleagues with a county dump truck while backing up.

April 6, 2015

Mass. State Drivers Had 900 Crashes in 3 Years

Massachusetts state employees were involved in 931 crashes over a three year period that caused 187 injuries, according to a report by the Boston Herald.

February 4, 2015

NTSB: 'Slight' Drop in Highway Deaths

The drop in highway fatalities included fewer deaths assigned to NTSB’s medium-and-heavy trucks and light-trucks-and-vans as well as less passenger-car fatalities, but deaths attributed to buses rose sharply.

January 23, 2015

Unsafe Driving Caused Calif. Fire Truck Crash

Unsafe driving caused a collision between two southern California fire trucks responding to the same fire that injured 15 people after one of the trucks headed into a restaurant, according to an investigation by the California Highway Patrol.

May 9, 2014

N.C. Fire Truck Overturns, Four Firefighters Injured

Four Charlotte, N.C., firefighters were injured May 8 when their fire truck flipped over on a residential street while responding to a fire.

April 17, 2014

Fire Trucks Collide in Calif., Injuring 15

Two Southern California fire trucks collided Wednesday in Monterey Park while responding to a house fire in a crash that caused one truck to smash into a restaurant.

March 10, 2014

Reflective Vehicle Tape

Visibility Tape has released wider strips of its reflective vehicle tape to give larger vehicles such as trucks increased visibility. When applied to the rear of a fleet vehicle, the tape increases awareness of stopped or slow-moving vehicles.

December 16, 2013

Report: Half of Officers Don't Wear Seatbelts

Roughly half of officers don't wear seatbelts even though traffic accidents are now the leading cause of police duty deaths, according to a study by a California police training board.

December 13, 2013

W.Va. City's Truck Struck By Train

A train struck a City of Charleston, W.Va., work truck early Wednesday as city workers attempted to cross the tracks to pick up garbage, reports WSAZ.

August 8, 2011

University Installs Lap Belts After Fatal Campus Shuttle Accident

SAN FRANCISCO - The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) expects installation of retractable lap belts on its 53 shuttle buses to be completed by the end of August, and is implementing other safety measures.

November 15, 2010

Jury Orders St. Louis to Pay $3M for Municipal Truck Crash; City to Appeal

ST. LOUIS - A St. Louis jury has ordered the City to pay $3 million to a woman who claimed that a municipal truck caused her to crash her car on June 19, 2008. The City will appeal the verdict for lack of evidence.

May 24, 2010

Genesee County Toughens Accident Policy

FLINT, MI - Genesee County Road Commission has toughened its policy for reporting accidents in county vehicles, an action taken in response to an official damaging his take-home car and waiting six days to report it.

May 11, 2010

State of Georgia Reduces Accident Costs by 14%

After implementing the Driver’s Alert SMART RISK program and other loss control measures, the State of Georgia reduced preventable vehicular accidents, resulting in a savings of $800,000 to taxpayers.

April 22, 2010

Utah Fleet Director in Rehabilitation

SALT LAKE CITY - Margaret Chambers, the fleet director hit by a wave and paralyzed from the waist down, remains in Hawaii and will be in rehabilitation until May 11.

April 1, 2010

D.C. Police Involved in Hundreds of ‘Preventable Accidents’

WASHINGTON - D.C. police officers were involved in 237 accidents last fiscal year and more than 600 others the year prior, according to the Washington Examiner.

March 11, 2010

Phoenix Pays Millions in Vehicle-Related Claims

PHOENIX - City of Phoenix vehicles are involved in at least one accident a day on average, and the city paid claims for 2,339 accidents in the past five years involving police cars, fire trucks, buses and other city vehicles, costing taxpayers about $15.7 million.

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