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CEI's DriverCare Targets Cognitive Skills to Assess and Improve Fleet Driver Safety

TREVOSE, PA - The CEI Group, Inc. has formed an alliance with CogniFit, a provider of computer-based programs that measure, train, and enhance cognitive psychomotor abilities, to add these capabilities to DriverCare, CEI's Web-based driver safety and risk management system.


Traffic Deaths Hit Highest Number Since 1990

WASHINGTON, D.C. – More Americans were killed in traffic accidents in 2005 than in any year since 1990, according to a new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report.


80% of Accidents Caused by Distracted Motorists

BLACKSBURG, VA – According to a new study, eight in 10 U.S. accidents are caused by distracted drivers.


All-New Kia Sedona Earns Five Star Safety Rating From U.S. Government

IRVINE, CA – The all-new Kia Sedona minivan has earned the highest possible safety rating — five stars — for all seating positions in the latest frontal and side-impact crash tests by the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).


BOC Wins CGA Fleet Safety and Environmental Excellence Awards

MURRAY HILL, NJ – BOC, an industrial gases companies, has been recognized by the Compressed Gas Association (CGA) for excellent safety and environmental performance in 2005. The CGA awarded BOC with its Fleet Safety and Environmental Excellence awards at the industry group's recent annual meeting in Florida.


The 2006 Jeep Commander Earns Top Government Safety Rating From NHTSA

AUBURN HILLS, MI – The 2006 Jeep Commander has received the government's highest rating for frontal-impact crash protection from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The Jeep Commander's five-star rating for frontal crash protection makes it the eleventh new product from Chrysler Group to achieve the top safety rating in the governmental frontal crash tests.


Loose Laptop Causes Injury During Car Crash

KANSAS CITY, MO – An Olathe, Kan., man suffered brain injury after his laptop computer hit him in the head during a car accident in Iowa.


One-Day Truck, Commercial Driving Course Focuses on Safety in Adverse Conditions

APPLETON, WI – Marsh Inc., a risk and insurance services firm, announced the 2006 schedule of the one-day, hands-on safety course for truck, fleet, and, commercial drivers, trainers, and safety managers. The one-day course will be held in Appleton at the Fox Valley Technical College Wisconsin Decision Driving Center's skid pad on the following dates: May 18, July 20, and Oct. 19.


DriveCam Awards Distributorship to Integrity Group U.S.

SAN DIEGO – DriveCam, Inc., a company specializing in knowledge-based systems that improve driving behavior, has awarded a distributorship to Integrity Parking Systems LLC dba Integrity Group U.S. of Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Integrity Group U.S. will concentrate its sales efforts of the DriveCam system to fleet operators in airports, the parking industry, healthcare facilities, hotels, car rental agencies, and universities.


All-New Ford Sport Trac Earns NHTSA's Highest Crash Test Ratings

DEARBORN, MI – The all-new 2007 Ford Sport Trac has earned the government's highest five star crash test ratings for frontal and side impacts for drivers and passengers. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), achieving the best available crash test rating reflects a vehicle's ability to reduce the likelihood of injuries and fatalities when accidents occur.

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