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Top 5 Most Common Risky Fleet Behaviors Identified

Top 5 Most Common Risky Fleet Behaviors Identified

Of 3 million events coached this summer, the following five risky behaviors were the most prevalent, with drivers not wearing seatbelts and unsafe following distance together accounting for 54% of the top five, according to Lytx Data.

September 16, 2020

Ford Issues Recall for Select 2020-MY Vehicles

Ford Issues Recall for Select 2020-MY Vehicles

This recall impacts affects 55,158 vehicles in the United States and federal territories, which includes the Ranger, F-150 equipped with 10-speed automatic transmission and Expedition vehicles with the police package and 10-speed automatic transmission.

April 7, 2020

Daimler Vans Recalls Metris for Power Steering Problem
Transportation Incidents Top Cause of Fatal Work Injuries

Transportation Incidents Top Cause of Fatal Work Injuries

Inspired by the labor shortages in the transport and construction industries, Teletrac Navman assessed if the relationship between compensation and the danger of the jobs within those fields could potentially be affecting the size of the recruitment pool.

April 4, 2019

Pickup Trucks Need to Improve Passenger-Side Protection: IIHS
FCA Recalls 660K Ram Pickups for Steering, Brakes

FCA Recalls 660K Ram Pickups for Steering, Brakes

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling an estimated 660,000 2013-2017 Ram 3500 pickups, 2014-2017 Ram 2500 pickups, and 3500 chassis cabs for a loose nut that can potentially cause a loss of steering control.

February 5, 2019

Mobileye, Geotab Technology Tested by Insurance Institute

Mobileye, Geotab Technology Tested by Insurance Institute

Retrofitting older vehicles with a collision warning system and a telematics device can significantly improve driver behavior and enhance safety, according to a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

November 6, 2018

Advanced Safety Systems Cost Twice as Much to Repair

Advanced Safety Systems Cost Twice as Much to Repair

Vehicles equipped with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) can add on average an extra $3,000 to the repair bill after a crash due to pricey sensors and their calibration requirements, according to new research from AAA.

October 25, 2018

Speeding Declines After Boston Reduces Limit

Speeding Declines After Boston Reduces Limit

Speeding declined significantly in Boston, after the city lowered the limit to 25 miles per hour from 30 mph, according to new analysis from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released today.

August 28, 2018

Mobility Shift Will Come with Mass Autonomous Vehicle Adoption

Mobility Shift Will Come with Mass Autonomous Vehicle Adoption

Mass adoption of autonomous vehicles should begin ramping up in 2023 and will ultimately drive a shift in vehicle ownership from consumers to larger mobility service providers with large fleets of battery-electric, autonomous vehicles, according to a new study from Cox Automotive.

August 16, 2018

States with Safest Fleet Drivers Ranked

States with Safest Fleet Drivers Ranked

Fleet drivers in North Dakota with Verizon Connect telematics systems showed the safest driving behavior over a two-year period, while those in Utah were the most dangerous, according to aggregated data from the telematics provider.

June 25, 2018

Most Recalled Used Cars Identified

Most Recalled Used Cars Identified

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class topped a list of the most recalled cars in recent model years, while the Hyundai Accent was the least-recalled vehicle during the same period, according to a report on ISeeCars.com.

June 18, 2018

Worn Tires Decrease Handling on Wet Roads Up to 33%

Worn Tires Decrease Handling on Wet Roads Up to 33%

On wet roads, worn tires with a tread depth of 4/32 inch have an average increased stopping distance of 87 feet for a passenger car and 86 feet for a light truck when compared with new tires, according to a recent study from AAA.

June 7, 2018

Video: How to Share the Road with Motorcyclists
Ram ProMaster City Recalled for Steering Gear Housing

Ram ProMaster City Recalled for Steering Gear Housing

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling approximately 224 2018 Ram ProMaster City compact vans because the gears within the hydraulic rack-and-pinion steering system may have a casting defect that can potentially fracture and lead to a loss of hydraulic steering fluid.

March 14, 2018

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