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Rear Door Alert can help remind drivers of anything, or anyone, they might have forgotten in the rear seat. Photo courtesy of Nissan.


Nissan Adds Rear-Seat Alert to 2018 Pathfinder

The system, which will be standard on the 2018 Pathfinder, reminds drivers to check the back seat after they arrive at their destination.


Nissan Tech Reminds Drivers to Check Rear Seat

Nissan has developed Rear Door Alert, a system designed to remind drivers that they may have forgotten something, or someone, in the backseat. Video courtesy of Nissan. For the full story, click here.

The Governors Highway Safety Association and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are encouraging states to adopt new guidelines for the collection motor vehicle crash data. Photo by Harui Lee/Wikimedia Commons.


States Urged to Update Crash Reporting Rules

The Governors Highway Safety Association and NHTSA release new guidelines for the collection of motor vehicle crash data.

Photo by Derek Jensen (Tysto)/Wikimedia Commons.


Ohio Court Clears Path for City Traffic Cameras

In a 5-2 vote, the Ohio Supreme Court rules that some provisions of the state’s law governing the use of red-light and speed cameras are unconstitutional.

Tennant Co. is committed to keeping its workforce healthy. The company’s fleet manager, Stuart Olson, along with his team, worked with Spitzlift CEO Michael Spitsbergen to design a crane that would be implemented in the company’s fleet as a way to reduce the likelihood of future back injuries. Photo courtesy of Tennant Co.


How to Gain Employee Buy-In for Crane Use

Tennant Co. allowed employees to vote on the type of crane that would be implemented into the company’s fleet. Using a crane to assist with heavy lifting helped curb employee back injuries.

Shown is one of Unilever’s promotional vehicles modified and upfitted to hold three mini freezers to deliver ice cream to various corporate and community events. Photo courtesy of Unilever.


Unilever Drivers Turn Motors On, Mobile Phones Off

Two years ago, Unilever rolled out a policy — MOMO — meant to curb distracted driving. Since its implementation, the company has noticed a substantial fall in accident rates and collision claims in Canada and the U.S.

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Parked Vehicle Damage Leads Fleet Accidents

The largest majority of crashes for fleets in 2016 was the result of accidents that occurred while the vehicle was parked. Distracted driving may be a major contributor for this type of incident.

Photo courtesy of Getty Images.


How Fleets Should Approach Airbag Recalls

For airbag recall repairs, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has prioritized hot and humid areas, and older model-year vehicles.


Toyota Invests $5M in Self-Driving Test Facility

Toyota became the first automaker to support an autonomous driving test site near Ann Arbor, Mich., when it announced a $5 million investment in the American Center for Mobility on July 31.

Photo by Don Graham (inknife_2000)/flickr.


Safety Tip: 4 Mistakes While Driving Near Trucks

The Arkansas State Police offers advice on what common mistakes to avoid while driving near semitrailer trucks.

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