TAG SEARCH RESULT: Distracted Driving

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November 15, 2017

Are Your Drivers Safe?

It is probable that distracted drivers will not get caught and will not learn anything until something terrible happens. We know it, and they do too, so it continues happening.

August 16, 2017

How Do Distracted Drivers Physically Respond?

Texting while driving is much riskier than driving while emotionally upset or daydreaming, according to a new study from the University of Houston and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.

July 11, 2017

Toyota Invests in Distracted Driving Tech for Fleets

Toyota has invested in Nauto, a Palo Alto-based company that has developed a distracted driving system for commercial fleets that monitors drivers and the road environment to increase safe driving.

June 6, 2017

Texas Texting Ban Takes Effect in September

After a decade of failed legislative attempts, the state finally has a law on the books that prohibits texting while driving.

April 3, 2017

Safety Tip: Staying Focused on the Road

The National Safety Council has designated April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Here are some tips from AAA to help drivers avoid distraction and stay focused on the road.

April 3, 2017

Why a Driver Phone Ban Is Crucial

Employers that lack an enforced ban on driver cell phone use are putting themselves at great financial risk, according to the National Safety Council. Video courtesy of the National Safety Council. For distracted driving prevention tips, click here.

March 21, 2017

A Sure Bet for Reducing Distracted Police Driving

While shootouts and ambush killings of police officers provide high-profile examples of the hazards of police work, more often than not officers lose their lives while driving patrol vehicles.

February 3, 2017

LifeSaver for Fleets

LifeSaver presents a mobile app for corporate and fleet customers to reduce fleet driver distraction from mobile phone use, without hardware.

January 31, 2017

Shellback's Smartphone Cases Curb Distracted Driving

Shellback has released its “Smartphone Safe,” which helps prevent driver distraction and monitors driver habits.

November 13, 2016

Safety Tip: Driving With a Pet in the Vehicle

Restraining pets inside the vehicle not only prevents driver distraction but also protects the animal and other passengers in the event of a crash. Here are some tips from AAA.

November 13, 2016

Driving With a Pet Onboard

Many employees occasionally travel with a pet, whether they're driving their own personal vehicle or a fleet vehicle during off-hours. But driving with an unrestrained pet can be extremely distracting. Here are some tips from AAA. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

September 7, 2016

13 Bright Ideas for Fleet Improvement

Fleet professionals share some improvements they’ve made to their fleets, how they did it, and how others can do the same.

June 27, 2016

We Can End Impaired Driving

This public service announcement drives home a simple message: We all have the power to help end impaired driving in all its forms. For the full fleet safety tip, click here. Video courtesy of the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility via YouTube.

May 16, 2016

NYC Bans Hands-Free Phone Use in Fleet

New York City has banned the use of hands-free phone devices by city fleet drivers, except for emergency responders. The city concluded that the use of hands-free devices can lead to equally dangerous levels of distraction as non-hands free devices.

April 14, 2016

Drivers Still Multitasking Behind the Wheel

The majority of drivers (61%) continue to multi-task from behind the wheel, even though nearly every U.S. state and Washington D.C. has laws prohibiting the use of mobile phones while driving, according to a new survey by Kelley Blue Book.

April 6, 2016

Ore. State Police Adds 40 Unmarked Cars

The Oregon State Police (OSP) has started using 40 new unmarked patrol cars in an effort to curb distracted driving, the agency announced at an event kicking off National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

April 4, 2016

Safety Video Tip: Staying Focused on Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the National Safety Council is challenging all motorists to take the pledge to be an attentive driver.

April 4, 2016

A Distracted Driving Epidemic

This video from KEZI 9 News in Oregon highlights police efforts to combat the widespread problem of distracted driving. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

February 8, 2016

Video Safety Tip: Curbing All Distractions

In 2014, distracted driving accounted for 10% of all crash fatalities, killing 3,179 people. This video highlights 10 of the most common driving distractions.

January 18, 2016

2016 Ushers in New Traffic Laws

At the beginning of this month, thousands of new state laws took effect — including many of special interest to fleet managers and drivers.

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