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October 13, 2016

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.

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 30, 2016

N.J. City University Slashes Preventable Collisions

New Jersey City University (NJCU) fleet reduced its preventable collisions by 78% in calendar-year 2015 in comparison to the prior year, earning it the National Safety Council's award for significant improvement in safety performance.

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.

December 1, 2015

NHTSA Delays EV Warning Noise Requirements

The deadline for requiring hybrids and electric vehicles to produce pedestrian-alerting noises to warn sight-impaired pedestrians and bicyclists has been pushed back until March.

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.

October 29, 2014

NYC Releases City Vehicle Vs. Pedestrian Data

The New York Police Department is responsible for more than 40 percent of the personal injury claims filed against New York City for injuries and deaths involving city vehicles, according to a new report from Comptroller Scott M. Stringer.

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.

July 2, 2012

Los Angeles Agrees to Pay $6.6M to Family of Woman Killed in Collision With Police Car

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Times said this is the largest amount the City has ever paid for a police-related collision.

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.

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