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Mobileye, Delphi Developing Fully Autonomous Vehicle System

Mobileye and Delphi Automotive PLC will begin developing a fully autonomous vehicle system that should be ready for production in 2019 under a new partnership announced Aug. 23.

Photo of Jeep Renegade courtesy of FCA US.


Jeep Renegades Recalled for Trailer Hitches

The recall covers more than 8,500 compact SUVs in the 2015 and 2016 model years.  

Photo courtesy of MINI.


Mini Clubman Cars Recalled for Air Bags

The recall, expected to begin Sept. 12, covers 7,810 cars in the 2016 and 2017 model years.

A stronger U.S. economy, lower unemployment rates, and lower gas prices contributed to more miles driven in the first half of 2016.


Crash Fatalities Climb 9% in 2016’s First Half

If the trend continues, U.S. may see its deadliest driving year since 2007 and deadliest Labor Day since 2008, according to the National Safety Council.

Photo of Hyundai Elantra courtesy of Hyundai.


Hyundai Elantra Recalled for Brake Lights

The recall covers 64,500 compact cars in the 2013 model year.

Photo of Mitsubishi Outlander Sport courtesy of Mitsubishi.


Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Recalled for Transmission

The recall covers more than 82,400 late-model Outlander Sport, Outlander, and Lancer cars equipped with a constant velocity transmission.

Photo of Chrysler Town & Country courtesy of FCA.


Chrysler, Dodge Minivans Recalled for Transmission

The recall covers more than 26,000 vehicles, including Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans, Dodge Journey mid-size SUVs, and Ram ProMaster vans.


Move Over for Emergency Vehicles

A fire truck driver for Greenville, S.C., offers motorists advice on how to respond when encountering an emergency vehicle running its siren and flashing its lights. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.


Safety Tip: Yielding to First Responders

Here are some tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that you can pass along to fleet drivers as a friendly reminder.

Graphic showing the proper positioning to handle cargo and equipment courtesy of DECKED.


Ergonomic Do’s and Don’ts of Cargo Handling

Improper lifting, pushing, pulling, holding, carrying, or throwing is the leading cause of workplace injury. There are steps fleets can take to improve workplace ergonomics.

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What Will Your Next Crash Really Cost?

After reading our first white paper, “Enlist the Aid of ‘Road warriors’ to Help Predict Your Next Crash,” you know at-fault crashes are predictable. In this White Paper, Number Two of our series, you will learn that, since at-fault crashes are predictable, they are also preventable through the use of new technology.

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