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Tesla Collides with Fire Dept. Mechanic Truck

The crash took place over the weekend, when the driver of a Tesla Model S rear ended a fire department mechanic truck. Police in Utah are investigating whether Tesla’s Autopilot was on at the time of the crash.

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N.J. City University Reduces Preventable Collisions

The New Jersey City University has reduced its preventable collisions by 54% in calendar-year 2017 compared to the prior year.

Video: Autopiloted Tesla Rear-Ends Fire Truck

Both NHTSA and NTSB will investigate a Los Angeles-area collision involving a Tesla Model S that the driver said was operating in Autopilot mode.

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.

Clarifying NHTSA's Updated 5-Star Safety Rating Program

NHTSA’s updated safety rating program could result in lower ratings for 2011-MY vehicles, even though vehicles are no less safe than those of the previous model-year.

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.

10 Things Drivers Should Do in Case of an Accident

Government and National Safety Council statistics report that millions of Americans are involved in traffic crashes each year. Here are 10 steps for your drivers to follow when they find themselves in a crash incident.

Reducing the Risk of Rollover Crashes

Highlighted are the causes of rollover crashes and ways to prevent them. Driver education is critical.

Gaining Control Over Driver Accident Rates

Dave Vance, Fleet Response’s director of safety services, studies driver and crash incident data to identify causes and establish preventability.