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Photo of Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk courtesy of FCA.


Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk SUVs Recalled for Stalling

The recall, set to begin March 2, covers more than 1,200 SUVs in the 2018 model year.


Structurally Deficient Bridges in Pa.

Pennsylvania has the second highest number of structurally deficient bridges in the U.S., according to a new analysis of 2017 federal data on bridges. The state with the highest number of such bridges is Iowa, which has 5,067. Video courtesy of KDKA/CBS Pittsburgh. For the full story on the nation's deficient bridges, click here.


More Than 54K Bridges Structurally Deficient: DOT Data

U.S. bridges currently rated as structurally deficient — if placed end-to-end — would stretch 1,216 miles, according to a new analysis of 2017 federal data on bridges.

A study by global marketing research firm Tractia has found that the growth potential for automous trucks and buses over the next five years is huge. Photo: Local Motors


Autonomous Vehicle Sales Could Reach 188,000 Units in 5 Years

A global market research firm says worldwide revenue from autonomous truck and bus technology hit $84 million, and will likely reach $35 billion by 2023.


Safety Tip: Move Over for Emergency Vehicles

Drivers need to remember to slow down and move over — if safe — whenever they see an emergency vehicle stopped ahead on a multi-lane roadway.


Remember to Slow Down and Move Over

When approaching a stopped emergency vehicle with its lights flashing, drivers need to slow down and, if safe to do so, move over to give emergency workers an empty travel lane as a safety buffer. For the full safety tip, click here. Video courtesy of Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.


Mich. Tow Truck Crash

Despite slick road conditions, a driver fails to slow down when approaching a tow truck parked on the side of a Michigan highway. Dashcam video courtesy of the Michigan State Police and WTHR. For the full safety tip, click here.


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.


Do Semi-Autonomous Systems Foster Driver Inattention?

A Tesla Model S crash in the Los Angeles area is raising questions about the risks associated with semi-autonomous driving systems. When driving responsibilities are shared by the driver and the vehicle, do drivers tend to lose focus and over-rely on automation? Video courtesy of the Los Angeles Times via YouTube. For the full story, click here.

Photo of Chrysler Pacifica courtesy of FCA.


Chrysler Pacifica Minivans Recalled for Stalling

The recall, expected to begin March 2, covers more than 153,800 vehicles in the 2017 model year.

Research and Best Practices

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Distracted Driving Whitepaper – Understanding Your Fleet’s Risk and Liability

This 14 page whitepaper examines the deadly practice of driving while using a mobile device and the impact such behavior can have on a fleet’s liability. It also addresses innovative solutions that are being developed in response to the growing problem.

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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