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State-of-the-Art Fleet Technology: Safety

Upcoming safety tech for fleets includes solutions that will preemptively predict potential crashes to ultimately remediate the issue.

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State-of-the-Art Fleet Technology: Future Tech

Autonomous vehicles, drone technology, and connected-vehicle systems are just a few concepts that are part of a wave of innovations that could change the way fleets do business.

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How Drivers Can be Safe and Productive

Proper scheduling and workload balance can bring out the best in a fleet driver.

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2017 Fleet Management Trends: Safety Tech

Commercial fleets seeking to reduce distracted driving and the associated risks are requesting more semi-autonomous features with leased vehicles such as forward braking, as well as other safety aides such as backup cameras, Bluetooth, and adaptive headlights.

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How to Effectively Back Up Using Rearview Cameras

Rearview cameras can reduce the blind spot zone behind a vehicle by approximately 90%. However, the technology doesn’t eliminate the need for drivers to turn around and look.

In 2015, 2.2% of all drivers were observed texting or otherwise manipulation hand-held devices, according to data comiled by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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The Importance of In-Vehicle Safety Technology

With features such as frontal and radar-based collision avoidance systems, blind spot warning, cross traffic alerts, and rear-view cameras, it is important to educate drivers to rely on their senses.

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NETS Benchmark Conference Attracts Record Attendance

Attendance for the annual NETS benchmark conference has grown every year since its inaugural conference in 2007.

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Fleet Vulnerability to DDoS Is Low, For Now

There was a renaissance in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks in 2016. While the threat against fleets is low, for now, fleet managers need to be on guard as technology such as autonomous vehicles, vehicle-to-infrastructure, and IoT technologies mature.

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How to Curb Aggressive Driving Behaviors

Speeding, sudden lane changes, and failure to yield are the most common aggressive driving behaviors that lead to fatal crashes.

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Effective Metrics for Rewarding Positive Driving

The use of incentives may be a productive part of a well-rounded and well-executed fleet driver safety program, but it should never be used as a shortcut to deliver results when underlying practices may be incomplete.

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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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