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Safety & Accident


Lotus 'Safe & Sound' System Makes Quiet Vehicles Audible

UNITED KINGDOM – Lotus Engineering's system synthesizes external sound on electric and hybrid vehicles to make them more audible to pedestrians and cyclists.


Industry Group Backs Bill Seeking Tax Credits for Safety Technologies

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is actively backing Senate legislation that seeks to provide tax credits for purchases of trucks and buses equipped with certain safety technologies.


Calif. Bill Seeks to Permit Aftermarket GPS Devices to be Mounted on Windshield

SACRAMENTO, CA --- A new California state bill seeks to add aftermarket GPS devices to the list of permitted windshield obstructions.


Iteris to Distribute Delphi Forward Collision Warning System

TROY, MI --- Iteris Inc. has been named the exclusive distributor of Delphi's forward collision warning system for North American commercial vehicles.


'09 Dodge Ram Has 35 Safety, Security Features

AUBURN HILLS, MI --- The all-new 2009 Dodge Ram is loaded with 35 safety and security features, the automaker announced.


Baby Trend Recalls Child Safety Seat Bases

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is alerting owners of Baby Trend child safety seats about a safety recall.


AAA Safety Campaign Aims to Curb Unsafe Driving Near Schools

ORLANDO, FL --- Fifty-six million children across the country begin heading back to school this month, and the Auto Club's annual "School's Open --- Drive Carefully" campaign is urging motorists to slow down and stay alert in residential neighborhoods and school zones.


Acura RL Wins Top Safety Pick Award

ARLINGTON, VA — The 2009 Acura RL, a large luxury car, has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick award.


Jiffy Lube Card-Based Solution Allows Fleet Managers to Track Fleet Spending and Maintenance

HOUSTON – The new Jiffy Lube Fleet Card allows fleet managers to access monthly reports through a secure online Web site, where they can also monitor purchases in real-time and ensure policies are enforced.


CEI Adds Electronic Signature Capability for Online MVR Authorizations

TREVOSE, PA – CEI now accepts electronic signatures from drivers to authorize the Web-based retrieval of their motor vehicle records.

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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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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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